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

Do you enjoy programming and problem solving? Are you looking to add creativity in your work? Arizona State University’s Bachelor of Science in graphic information technology with a concentration in full-stack web development allows you to explore both. Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared to step into a variety of web design and development roles.

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Quick facts

Next start date:

Next start date: 01/08/2024


Total classes:

Total classes: 40

Weeks per class:

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours:

Total credit hours: 120

Degree questions, answered.

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What is full-stack web development?

Full-stack web development means building websites and applications from start to finish, encompassing the front end that users see and the back end that makes them work. Full-stack web developers’ responsibilities range from designing and programming to testing and maintaining applications.

This full-stack development degree concentration is unique because you’ll build a set of programming competencies, as well as gain experience in motion graphics, commercial photography, video production and print design.

Gain full-stack developer skills

 

In this Accrediting Council for Collegiate Graphic Communications (ACCGC)-accredited program, you’ll gain skills that complement front- and back-end development. Your versatility in designing visual applications and your technical programming abilities will be highly valued by employers across industries. In addition to learning about graphic media and web design, you’ll hone full-stack development abilities, including:

  • Back-end languages, such as Java, Python, PHP and Ruby.
  • Front-end languages, including HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Database management.
  • Project management.
  • Visual design.
  • Web development.
  • User experience.

Will I learn how to become a full-stack developer?

 

Yes. The full-stack development concentration provides you with the knowledge and competencies to become a full-stack web developer. You’ll also be qualified for a variety of other roles that may pique your interest, such as full-stack engineer, front-end developer, back-end developer and API engineer.

Additionally, this bachelor’s degree can be completed as part of an Accelerated Master’s program. When accepted, you can earn a master’s degree in as little as one year after completing your undergraduate degree. This opportunity saves you time and money while giving you advanced knowledge in your field. Applicable master’s degrees include:

Will my diploma 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.”

Full-stack development courses

You’ll take courses that provide an interdisciplinary foundation in graphic information technology and develop your front-end technology knowledge, such as print design and technology, motion graphics and visual effects. You’ll also complete information technology courses that refine your back-end technology skills in programming and development. Courses may include:


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


The full-stack developer jobs you’ll be prepared for

You can leverage your skills in web design and development to land roles in almost any industry. In today’s competitive business climate, most companies need a web presence, digital and print marketing, photography assets and more. As a graduate with a full-stack development degree concentration, you’ll be especially prepared for technical web and engineering career opportunities including, but not limited to:

Computer Programmer


Growth: -11.2 %
Salary: $97,800

IT Project Manager


Growth: 9.7 %
Salary: $98,740

SEO Specialist


Growth: 13.4 %
Salary: $68,230

Software Developer


Growth: 25.7 %
Salary: $127,260

Web Developer


Growth: 17.0 %
Salary: $78,580

Learn from leading faculty 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.

Learn from leading faculty 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.

How to apply

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 general admission to most online programs at 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 Earned Admission is right for you.

*Some programs may have higher admission requirements. You must meet all program requirements to be admitted.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain general admission to most online programs at 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 Earned Admission is right for you.

*Some programs may have higher admission requirements. You must meet all program requirements to be admitted.

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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 U.S. News & World Report and provide students with a rich learning environment.

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Tuition calculator

Use our calculator to estimate your full-time or part-time tuition fees for this program prior to any financial aid. Keep in mind that most of our students receive financial aid, which can reduce out-of-pocket costs. Learn more.

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