Combine analytical and mathematics skills with creativity and design functionality! Do you enjoy spending time and playing around on the computer? Web Design is the perfect fit for a person that has all of these qualities. With a degree in Web Design, you will learn the basics of web page design using HTML and Flash scripting, web programming, page editing software and animation. An emphasis is typically put on efficient and effective use of design, web resources, web marketing strategies and application of interface design fundamentals. Programs taken when earning a Web Design degree help to prepare you for an entry level position as a web graphic designer, web technician, web interface designer, web 2D/3D artist or a web programmer.
Certificates, Associates, Bachelors and Masters programs are available depending on where you go and what you are aiming to achieve. The student should be able to use a variety of strategies and tools to create a website, develop awareness and appreciation of the many ways that people access the web, and will be able to create standards-based websites that can be accessed by the full spectrum of web access technologies.
A degree in web design can lead to work with other computer related activities. Most of these workers have a bachelor’s degree in a computer-related field. Information security analysts and network architects usually need experience in a related occupation, and additional knowledge of web programming languages can be helpful for web developers.*