Online Bachelor of Science in Graphic Information Technology

If you want to work in the field of web design, UX and UI or explore a career in front-end web development and interactive visual design technology the Bachelor of Science in graphic information technology can help you get started. GIT students are prepared for positions such as web designers and developers, user experience designers, digital media specialists, and advertising executives, among others.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 01/11/2021


Total classes: 40

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 120

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An online visual design program

The graphic information technology program prepares you for a career as a visual design technologist. You’ll learn about front-end web design and development, printing and digital publishing, commercial photography and videography, and 2D/3D animation. This is an intensive program of study emphasizing theory and hands-on laboratory practice.

What do you learn in a graphic information technology program?

 

This visual design program harnesses the principles of graphic design to communicate information and ideas.

Our graphic design and technology program encourages you to advance your knowledge in several directions, providing you with areas to explore like usability and e-commerce. If you want to pursue a multifaceted career in web design and development, UX and UI, or digital media and advertising, then this degree can help you get the technical knowledge and creative experience you need to keep up with these in-demand disciplines.

What design courses can I take online?


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 at places like Shutterfly, Boeing, Digitaria, Leo Burnett, i4Software and Blue Media.

Animator


Growth: 8.4 %
Salary: $70,530

Art Director


Growth: 5.4 %
Salary: $92,500

Film Editor


Growth: 17.0 %
Salary: $61,180

Graphic Artist


Growth: -14.0 %
Salary: $42,350

Graphic Designer


Growth: 4.2 %
Salary: $48,700

Web Developer


Growth: 15.0 %
Salary: $67,990

Learn from technology and design experts

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.
  • More than 40 NSF CAREER Awards for early career faculty in the last four years.

Learn from technology and design experts

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.
  • More than 40 NSF CAREER Awards for early career faculty in the last four years.

Apply to earn your graphic information technology degree

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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).

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2. Review other admission requirements

3. Complete online application

4. File your FAFSA

5. Request ACT or SAT scores

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.

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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