Online Bachelor of Science in Graphic Information Technology
Are you interested in the technical aspects of design? The Bachelor of Science in graphic information technology provides you with experience across multiple design and media disciplines. Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared for roles such as web designer and developer, user experience designer, digital media specialist and advertising executive.
Next start date: 01/09/2023
Total classes: 40
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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An online visual design program
ASU’s online design program allows you to discover your passion for creative and technical areas of design, while gaining hands-on skills transferable to a variety of industries in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. Competencies you’ll gain include, but are not limited to:
- 2D and 3D motion graphics.
- Commercial photography.
- Front-end web design and development.
- Print technology.
- User experience design.
- Video production.
What will I learn in this graphic information technology program?
This visual design program harnesses the principles of graphic design to communicate information and ideas. It stands out from typical graphic design studies because it provides you with a foundation in the technical aspects of design, in addition to the creative areas. Your interdisciplinary courses provide you with technical areas to explore, including web design and development, UX, UI and digital media and advertising. As a design generalist, you’ll be competitive across a variety of industries that require both technical knowledge and creative experience.
What design courses can I take online?
All GIT web courses are project-based, allowing you to apply course concepts to practical examples. Through your courses, you’ll learn the basics of each GIT subject area, utilizing the latest design technologies.
You’ll also have the opportunity to choose courses in two focus areas to explore deeper. These include front-end web design and development, digital design, print and publishing and motion graphics.
GIT 135: Graphic Communications
GIT 210: Creative Thinking and Design Visualization
GIT 215: Introduction to Web Authoring
GIT 230: Digital Illustration in Publishing
GIT 250: Introduction to Commercial Print
GIT 303: Digital Publishing
GIT 314: Multimedia Design, Planning and Storyboards
GIT 315: Digital Video Techniques
What can I do with a graphic information technology degree?
The visual design field is dynamic. Graduates from our program earn jobs in industries as diverse as advertising and aerospace technology. Our alumni work for organizations such as Shutterfly, Boeing, Digitaria, Leo Burnett, i4Software and Blue Media.
Apply to earn your graphic information technology degree
You are considered a first-year student for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).
Learn visual design from one of the best engineering schools
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 the U.S. News & World Report and provide students with a rich learning environment.
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