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Study UI/UX and Web Design

Major in Graphic Communications with an Emphasis in UI/UX and Web Design
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Our graduates have the advantage of completing one of the most innovative and comprehensive Graphic Communications programs in the country.

The B.S.T. in Graphic Communications is a 120-credit Graphic Communications Degree that can be completed in four years of full-time study. Students are asked to declare one of the following areas of emphasis: Graphic Design, Photography and Videography, Print Media and Packaging Design, or UX/UI and Web Design.

All four areas of emphasis within the Graphic Communications program share a core curriculum, classes necessary for the field of graphic communications. In addition to these classes, each of the four distinct areas have specific emphasis and support courses, to round out the major, as well as elective graphics classes, allowing students to customize their degree.

Engaged Faculty-Student Interaction

Our dedicated faculty actively engage with students, providing valuable feedback and fostering a dynamic learning environment.

Student Presentation Excellence

Experience growth and confidence as students regularly present in front of their peers, honing essential communication skills.

Real-World Career Interaction

Prepare for your future in a professional setting as students collaborate, network, and build career-ready skills through meaningful interactions.

Classroom topics in the UX/UI and Web Design program

  • Web Design: Create and optimize visually engaging and user-friendly websites using design principles and coding techniques.
  • Graphic Design: Develop captivating visual content and layouts for digital and print media.
  • Motion Graphics: Design dynamic and animated visuals for videos, presentations, and multimedia projects.
  • Mobile UX/UI Design: Design intuitive and visually appealing user interfaces for mobile applications, focusing on user experience.
  • Web Content Management Systems: Learn to manage and maintain web content efficiently using various content management platforms.

UX/UI and Web Design graduates pursue careers as:

  • Information Architect: Organizes and structures digital information for intuitive navigation and user-friendly access.
  • Interactive Media Designer: Designs engaging multimedia content and experiences for digital platforms.
  • Interface Designer: Crafts visually appealing and user-friendly interfaces for websites and applications.
  • Mobile Designer: Creates user interfaces and experiences specifically tailored for mobile devices.
  • Online Game Designer and Developer: Designs and develops interactive and engaging online games.
  • User Experience (UX) Designer: Enhances user satisfaction by designing seamless and intuitive digital experiences.
  • Web Animator: Adds dynamic and visually engaging animations to web content and interfaces.
  • Web Design & Developer: Combines design skills with coding expertise to create functional and visually appealing websites.
  • Web Programmer: Writes code and scripts to build and maintain web applications and sites.

Because all businesses require a web presence, web designers can adapt and thrive in various industries, each offering distinct challenges and chances for creative innovation and issue resolution.

Additional information
for the School of Technology and Workforce Learning

Catalog – see program guides