Online Bachelor of Science in Graphic Information Technology

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.

Learn more

Quick facts

Next start date: 08/20/2020


Total classes: 40

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 120

Degree questions, answered.

Have questions about the Graphic Information Technology (BS)? Fill out this form and we’ll get in touch!

This is a required field.
This is a required field.
Email is required and should be valid.

By submitting my information, I consent to ASU contacting me about educational services using automated calls, prerecorded voice messages, SMS/text messages or email at the information provided above. Message and data rates may apply. Consent is not required to receive services, and I may call ASU directly at 866-277-6589. I consent to ASU’s mobile terms and conditions, and Privacy Statements, including the European Supplement.

Details

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.

Featured courses


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


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:

Animator


Growth: 8.4 %
Salary: $70,530

Art Director


Growth: 5.4 %
Salary: $92,500

Film Editor


Growth: 17 %
Salary: $61,180

Graphic Artist


Growth: -14 %
Salary: $42,350

Graphic Designer


Growth: 4.2 %
Salary: $48,700

Web Developer


Growth: 15 %
Salary: $67,990

Prestigious faculty

Of the 320+ faculty members in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, 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.

Prestigious faculty

Of the 320+ faculty members in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, 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.

Admission requirements

I am a future
You are considered a freshman 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).

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still earn your way into this program through the Earned Admission Pathway. 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 earn your way into this program through the Earned Admission Pathway. 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.

Top 25% of all accredited engineering programs in the nation

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.

#1


Electrical Engineering, Online Master’s Program

#11


Online Master's in Engineering Programs for Veterans

#13


Online Master's in Engineering Programs

#39


Undergraduate Engineering Programs

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.

You might also be interested in

Technical Communication - User Experience (BS)

Undergraduate

Technical Communication - User Experience (BS)


Technical Communication (BS)

Undergraduate

Technical Communication (BS)


Information Technology (BS)

Undergraduate

Information Technology (BS)


Internet & Web Development (Applied Science BAS)

Undergraduate

Internet & Web Development (Applied Science BAS)


asuonline chat