Online Bachelor of Applied Science in Internet and Web Development

Arizona State University’s Bachelor of Applied Science in internet and web development helps you develop key principles of effective web design. You’ll explore how to create deeper connections to audiences, as well as tools to support practical design. This internet and web development program positions you for a career in a growing field that guides organizations’ web presence to convert leads, build brand awareness and more.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 06/29/2022


Total classes: 20

Weeks per class: 15

Total credit hours: 120

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What skills are emphasized when earning an online web development degree?

As you progress through the Bachelor of Applied Science in internet and web development program, you’ll build foundational abilities in crucial areas like:

  • Front-end development, including:
    • CSS.
    • HTML.
    • JavaScript.
  • Graphic industry business practices.
  • User-centered design.
  • Visual design.

An internet and web developer degree exposes you to valuable concepts, practices and tools that support effective design. This includes cross-media and cross-platform graphic applications, emerging web technologies, multimedia design, usability and user experience design.

Are web developers in demand in the current job market?

 

After earning an online internet and web developer degree, you’ll benefit from the high level of demand for professionals in this role and closely related ones.

Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicates that web developers and digital designers have an especially positive job outlook from 2020 to 2030, projecting that the total employment will increase by 13% in that time frame. This is significantly higher than the projected average growth rate of 8% for all occupations.

Businesses also provide substantial compensation to designers and developers. In May 2020, the median annual pay for these roles was $77,200, according to the BLS.

Can I earn a master’s degree while completing this internet and web development program?

 

Yes. This undergraduate program’s curriculum includes an accelerated 4+1 pathway, meaning you can obtain a bachelor’s and master’s degree in as little as five years. While working toward your Bachelor of Applied Science in internet and web development, you’ll have the opportunity to earn dual credit in your senior year to support the completion of a Master of Science in graphic information technology. This path can save you as much as an entire year’s tuition and time by consolidating courses.

What makes this internet and web development degree a good fit for me?

 

The Bachelor of Applied Science in internet and web development is specifically designed to meet the needs of students who hold an Associate of Applied Science degree in a related field from an accredited institution. If you already have an AAS in web design or in a discipline such as media arts, graphic design or a similar area and have taken a web-focused course, you may qualify for this program.

Additionally, if you have an interest in web development tools, theories and practices and want to build a career in that field, this degree may be a good fit for you. Program graduates often use their knowledge and abilities across several professional industries and sectors, empowering them to compete for a variety of roles.

Will my web development degree say 'online'?

No, Arizona State University’s diplomas don’t specify whether you earn your degree online or in person. All diplomas and transcripts simply say “Arizona State University.” That’s because ASU Online students learn from the same faculty and receive the same course content as in-person students receive.

Featured internet and web development degree courses

The curriculum in the Bachelor of Applied Science in internet and web development builds on your existing design knowledge. At the same time, it introduces valuable new concepts like digital workflows, advanced web markup and scripting. Featured courses include:


GIT 413: Professional Portfolio Design and Presentation


GIT 450: Digital Workflow in Graphic Industries


GIT 414: Web Site Design and Internet/Web Technologies


GIT 340: Information Design and Usability


GIT 417: Advanced Web Markup and Scripting


GIT 334: Image Editing and Manipulation


GIT 432: Graphic Industry Business Practices


GIT 435: Website and E-Commerce Strategies


What can I do with an online internet and web development degree?

A Bachelor of Applied Science in internet and web development directly supports careers related to web design, graphic design and similar fields. Upon graduation, you can choose to pursue design-focused roles offered by your current workplace, start your own business or seek a variety of new opportunities. Career examples include:

Graphic Designer


Growth: -3.8 %
Salary: $53,380

SEO Specialist


Growth: 17.7 %
Salary: $65,810

Web Developer


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Experienced educators support effective web development instruction

Of the 350+ faculty members in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, the majority have been honored with the highest awards in their fields. Faculty milestones include:

  • National Academy of Engineering members.
  • National Academy of Sciences member.
  • National Academy of Inventors members.
  • National Academy of Construction members.

Experienced educators support effective web development instruction

Of the 350+ faculty members in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, the majority have been honored with the highest awards in their fields. Faculty milestones include:

  • National Academy of Engineering members.
  • National Academy of Sciences member.
  • National Academy of Inventors members.
  • National Academy of Construction members.

Internet and web developer degree admission requirements

Applicants to the Bachelor of Applied Science in internet and web development program must meet general university admission requirements and hold an AAS from one or more regionally accredited institutions. To start the application process, follow these four steps:

Step 1: Speak to an enrollment counselor

Step 2: Find out how your credits transfer to ASU

Step 3: Complete the online application

Step 4: Send your transcripts

File your FAFSA

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

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Each student is fully supported on their path to success in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. We have received peer-reviewed programmatic honors from U.S. News & World Report and provide students with a rich learning environment.

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Tuition calculator

Our tuition calculator can help you estimate full-time tuition fees for this program without financial aid. Keep in mind: More than 80% of our students receive financial aid.

Financial aid can reduce out-of-pocket costs, resulting in less financial stress and increased academic confidence. Learn more.

Tuition calculator

Our tuition calculator can help you estimate full-time tuition fees for this program without financial aid. Keep in mind: More than 80% of our students receive financial aid.

Financial aid can reduce out-of-pocket costs, resulting in less financial stress and increased academic confidence. Learn more.

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