Today the web plays an ever increasingly important role in our day-to-day lives and a vital role in the modern business world. Demand for talented, skilled web designers and developers is growing and the future job outlook is as bright as the US Department of Labor expects employment to grow by 20% by 2022.
Graduates of BYU-Idaho's online Web Design and Development program will be prepared to enter these rapidly expanding fields and will be prepared with the knowledge and skills to work within many different types of IT and coporate departments. Depending on their emphasis and individual preferences, students will find employment in creating and maintaining websites, software and web businesses.
STUDENTS WITH THIS DEGREE ARE SUITED FOR CAREERS IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Web Content Development
Public Relations and Organizational Communication
Web Business Creation
Introduction to Programming
Web Frontend Development
Web Backend Development
Creating Online Media
Introduction to Web Design and Development
Emphasis in Web Design
TAKE THESE COURSES:
Introduction to Graphic Design
TAKE 15 CREDITS:
Social Media Design
Digital Media Analytics and Strategy
Special Topics Practicum
Emphasis in Web Development
TAKE THIS COURSE:
TAKE 24 CREDITS:
Database Design and Development
Mobile Application Development
System Analysis and Design
Systems Security I
.NET Software Development
Social Media Design
Web Engineering II
Software Engineering I
The BS in Web Design and Development degree can be taken entirely online. Students must complete the 40 credits of required Foundations courses, 54 credits of major courses (listed below) plus 26 additional elective credits to reach a total of 120 credits. Students may also choose to do a minor in either Web Design or Web Development. Review the course list below or check the University Catalog for specific degree requirements. Check course availability and offerings or contact us today at (208) 496-1800.
The time it takes to complete a BYU-Idaho online program depends on how many credits (or course hours) a student takes each semester. Most courses are worth two or three credits each. A certificate is comprised of 15-19 credits. An associate degree is comprised of 60 credits. And a bachelor's degree is 120 credits.
BYU-Idaho online courses are designed around the BYU-Idaho Learning Model, with learning activities adapted to the online environment. The class progresses together through the semester and there is frequent interaction between students and with the instructor. Courses taught online and on-campus are based on the same learning objectives.
Students who meet admission requirements can apply to begin the next available semester. Visit our Online Admissions page for information about qualifications, application deadlines, and how to apply.
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