Online Bachelor of Science in Graphic Information Technology – Full-Stack Web Development

Arizona State University’s Bachelor of Science in graphic information technology with a concentration in full-stack web development degree online offers you an in-depth understanding of front-end and back-end web development technologies. You’ll also gain a broad foundation in the principles and practices of graphic information technology. The web development curriculum prepares you for diverse software and web developer positions in a wide range of industries.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 10/12/2022


Total classes: 40

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 120

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What’s a full-stack web development degree concentration?

Our full-stack web development concentration is part of an undergraduate graphic information technology degree program online. As a graphic information technology student in this concentration, you’ll study the basic theories of graphic design with a focus on software and web development.

The program’s web development curriculum is a hybrid of front-end and back-end web development. You’ll learn programming languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ruby, Python, PHP and .Net Framework. You’ll also complement your studies by gaining additional expertise in motion graphics, photography, print design, project management, visual design, web design or user experience.

Will I become a full-stack web developer with this degree?

 

Yes, you can become a full-stack web developer with this concentration of our graphic information technology degree online. Our courses cover application and website design, as well as front-end and back-end development. This means you’ll be prepared for diverse roles in an industry that piques your interest. Other positions you can acquire with our web development concentration include front-end developer, back-end developer, software developer, web developer and more.

Is online graphic information technology a good degree for web developers?

 

Yes. Our full-stack web development concentration of the graphic information technology degree is good for web developers, as well as visual design career paths.

In today’s market, employees are often expected to have skills in more than one area. Our full-stack web development concentration allows you to focus on web technologies while also developing transferable skills in other areas of web design, print design, motion graphics, user experience and more. You’ll learn:

  • AfterEffects.
  • Business practices.
  • CSS. Database.
  • Design.
  • HTML.
  • Illustrator.
  • InDesign.
  • Java.
  • JavaScript.
  • Motion graphics.
  • Photography.
  • Photoshop.
  • PHP.
  • Print design.
  • Python.
  • Ruby.
  • Video.

Is a full-stack web development degree concentration worth it?

 

Yes, a full-stack web development degree concentration is worth it. The demand for web developers and digital designers is growing rapidly according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employment in these roles is expected to grow 13% from 2020-2030, which is largely driven by the increased popularity of mobile devices and ecommerce. 

Does my full-stack web development degree concentration 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.

Please note your diploma will state the degree you earn: Bachelor of Science in graphic information technology. Your concentration in full-stack web development will not appear on your diploma, but it will be noted on your transcripts.

Online graphic information technology courses

Our graphic information technology and full-stack web development courses run the gamut from graphic communication and design visualization to applied programming language and end-to-end application development. Your creative and project-based courses will provide you with experience in design and development.


GIT 135: Graphic Communications


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


GIT 384: Commercial Photography


What can I do with a full-stack web development degree concentration?

You can leverage your skills in graphic information technology and web design and development to land a variety of roles in diverse industries. In today’s competitive business climate, most companies need a web presence, digital and print marketing, photography assets, video production and more. Our graphic information technology degree with a concentration in full-stack web development provides the foundation and essential skills needed for these types of positions.

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Study with national academy award winners in engineering

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 42 NSF CAREER Awards for early career faculty in the last five years.

Study with national academy award winners in engineering

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 42 NSF CAREER Awards for early career faculty in the last five years.

Online graphic information technology admission requirements

I am a future

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).

1. Review competency requirements

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.

Study at one of the best top 10 colleges for engineering

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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Tuition calculator

The ASU Online tuition calculator is currently being updated. For the most accurate estimate, please visit the ASU 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

The ASU Online tuition calculator is currently being updated. For the most accurate estimate, please visit the ASU 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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