What is Web Design?

ABOUT THE MAJOR

The Graphic Internet Technology program prepares creative students for a rewarding and challenging career in the fast-growing field of web design, by imparting occupational skills leading to a prestigious two-year degree, and eventually lucrative employment. Students will learn the design and construction of web sites incorporating graphical user interfaces, aesthetic content, streaming media and dynamic databases. Graduates will work in major corporations, web design studios, Internet service providers, government departments and various types of communications organizations.

WHAT SKILLS WILL I LEARN?

Web Site Creation Software

Photo Editing Software

Animation/Video Production Software

HTML, CSS and XML authoring

Production of Dynamic Web Pages and PHP

Storyboarding and Timelines

Web Design Business Practices

Portfolio Preparation

WHERE CAN I WORK? HOW MUCH CAN I EARN?

Web designers work in advertising agencies, graphic design studios, in-house information technology departments, magazine and newspaper publishers, Internet service providers, and even on their own as freelance artists.