The online Bachelor of Science in graphic information technology provides students with a creative, technological, and managerial understanding of graphic information and content creation. The program lives at the intersections of creativity, visual design and technology, preparing students to create visual content for multi-channel distribution – print, web, photo, video, animation.

ASU Online offers start dates every 7.5 weeks.
Class number may be less for transfer students.
Required number of credits to complete this degree.

In our technical world, graphics are an essential way to communicate information. Being able to create, evaluate, organize and disseminate visual messages to a broad audience is a valuable skill. Through an intensive program of study emphasizing theory and practice, ASU’s BS in graphic information technology (web concentration) integrates diverse applications of digital communication and information as used in industry, commerce, education, and government.

As a graphic information technology student, you'll learn web development and interactive technologies, computer illustration and digital publishing, photography for online delivery, and other technologies relevant to the cross-media nature of the graphic information industry. You'll also have the opportunity to explore areas such as security, usability, entrepreneurship, and e-commerce. GIT students are prepared for positions such as web designers and developers, user experience designers, digital media specialists, and advertising executives, among others. As a graduate of this program, you can expect to find employment in government, corporate, non-profit, and cultural organizations. Recent examples include Shutterfly, Boeing, Digitaria digital marketing agency, Leo Burnett advertising, i4software, Blue Media, Fairytale Brownies, and the Phoenix Zoo.

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Calendar

Next Start Date:

07/03/2019
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Faculty

According to U.S. News & World Report, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering undergraduate degree programs are ranked in the top 25% percent of programs. Of the 320+ faculty members, the majority have been honored with the highest awards in their fields. Faculty milestones include:

  • Nobel Laureate
  • National Academy of Engineering members
  • National Academy of Sciences members
  • National Academy of Inventors members
  • National Academy of Construction members
  • More than 55 young investigator awards received in the last 10 years

Program Summary

Total Hours:

120

Upper Division Hours:

45

Major GPA:

2.0

Cumulative GPA:

2.0

Total Hours at ASU:

30

Related Careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Bachelor of Science in Graphic Information Technology have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Example Careers

Graphic information technology prepares graduates for technical and management positions in the graphics industry in such diverse areas as:

  • Photography & videography
  • Digital printing and publishing
  • Quality assurance of graphic products
  • Technical and digital media production
  • Web design and development

ASU Online Story

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Requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.
Freshman | Transfer | International | Readmission
Some programs may have additional requirements for admission.

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