BYU-Idaho’s Web Design and Development program provides a solid background in both the breadth and the depth of website design and development, allowing students to choose one of three areas of emphasis: Business and Communications, Website Design, or Website Development.
Design and Develop Your Career
Web technology powers almost every aspect of our lives and takes a specialized skill set to build great sites and applications. Graduates of BYU-Idaho’s Web Design and Development program will be prepared to enter these rapidly expanding fields with the knowledge and skills to work within many different types of organizations.
Depending on their individual areas of focus and learning, students will find employment in creating and maintaining websites, software, and web businesses. The future job outlook for web designers and developers is extremely high as demand continues to increase.
Graduates with a degree in Web Design and Development have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.
Highlighted Career Paths
Web designers have the opportunity to build or redesign websites for large companies, small businesses, and individuals. They understand what is needed to make the website functional but also know how to create an appealing website for users.
Web developers also get to design the websites, but their job entails the coding and modifying of the actual website. They create and develop the layout according to the client’s specifications.
Interactive designers focus on creating an engaging web interface with logical and thought out behaviors and actions. They use technology and communication of media to create a desireable user experience.
Explore Related Career Paths
All degree-related careers can be found in I-Plan, along with related salary information.
Getting Started in This Degree
If you want to get a taste for Web Design and Development, start with one of the following major-specific courses:
For a full listing of all courses required for this degree, refer to the course catalog.