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BS in Web Design and Development

Full Sail University's Bachelor of Science in Web Design and Development program is designed for students hoping to design and program websites. Read more about Full Sail University's BS in Web Design and Development here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Web Design and Development - Online

School Offering Program:

Full Sail University

Degree Level:

Bachelor of Science

Program Description:

Students enrolled in Full Sail University's Bachelor of Science in Web Design and Development program have the opportunity to learn techniques and skills for developing websites. The program covers programming and scripting languages such as XHTML, JavaScript, and XML; students also learn about media applications such as Flash. Focus is placed on site usability and interactivity, and students are expected to integrate aesthetics into their websites. Students also learn how to create applications for mobile devices such as smart phones. As students progress through the program, they create a portfolio that consists of applied projects demonstrating their grasp of Web design and development.

Learning Format:


Program Length/Total Credits Required:

120 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Aid opportunities include federal grants; military aid; and federal, state, and private lending programs.

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Science in Web Design and Development:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Full Sail University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Web Design and Development

  • DGT 112: Designing Computer Graphics (4 credits)
  • DGT 241: Advanced Computer Graphics (4 credits)
  • GRD 257: Intellectual Property and Law (3 credits)
  • WDD 111: Flash Fundamentals (4 credits)
  • WDD 121: Networks and Server Structures (4 credits)
  • WDD 131: Principles of Production Process (3 credits)
  • WDD 212: Concepts of Object-oriented Programming (3 credits)
  • WDD 231: Flash Design and Animation (4 credits)
  • WDD 232: Rich Media Optimization (4 credits)
  • WDD 261: Human Computer Interaction and Usability (6 credits)
  • WDD 271: Web Standards Design (6 credits)
  • WDD 291: Introduction to Backend Development and Frameworks (6 credits)
  • WDD 332: Flash ActionScript Techniques (4 credits)
  • WDD 342: Mobile Device Deployment (4 credits)
  • WDD 354: Web Standards Projects (7 credits)
  • WDD 361: Scripting for Web Applications (6 credits)
  • WDD 462: Deployment of Flash Projects (7 credits)
  • WDD 475: Project Preproduction for the Web (6 credits)
  • WDD 482: Web Final Project (6 credits)

General Education

  • ART 2006: Art History (4 credits)
  • COM 1008: Career Communications (4 credits)
  • GEN 236: History of Visual Communications (4 credits)
  • GEN 237: Psychology of Human Interaction (4 credits)
  • MGF 1111: College Mathematics (4 credits)
  • MGF 1112: Geometry and Measurement (4 credits)
  • PHY 1020: Fundamentals of Physics (4 credits)

Post Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

After completing Full Sail University's BS in Web Design and Development program, graduates could pursue further education at the master's degree level. Earning a master's degree could give graduates a deeper understanding of the technical and aesthetic aspects of designing a website. Further education could also help graduates stay up to date on changes to technology.

Master's degrees that graduates could pursue include but are not limited to:

  • Master of Fine Arts in Media Design
  • Master of Science in Game Design

Career Paths:

Graduates of Full Sail University's BS in Web Design and Development program could pursue positions with Web development firms. They could also work in the IT department of companies that design and develop their own websites.

Possible careers related to the Bachelor's in Web Design and Development include:

  • Web Designer
  • Webmaster
  • Web Application Developer
  • Flash Developer
  • Interface Designer
  • Web Project Manager
  • Content Developer
  • Usability Designer
  • Database Engineer

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