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.
Next start date: 01/08/2024
Total classes: 40
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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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.
- 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.
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:
How to apply
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).
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