The Web Design & Interactive Communications diploma program teaches students how to create the look, feel and functionality of World Wide Web pages for client Web sites with a specific emphasis on professional standards and practical deployment. This course of study extends foundation principles in visual communications and interactive media as related to dynamic delivery through multiple channels including mobile technologies. Students will develop abilities in computer languages, usability principles and information architecture in a team oriented environment that prepares them for the professional world. Students will also be trained in current web technologies and in project management on assignments that will enhance their personal portfolio.
Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will have to opportunity to:
• Demonstrate the use of appropriate visual elements and visual communication skills for interactive media.
• Create applications that solve specified problems through a variety of scripting techniques.
• Critique and evaluate appropriate design solutions.
• Design and develop media marketing and business plans.
To receive a diploma in Web Design & Interactive Communication, students must: receive a passing grade or credit for all required coursework; earn a minimum of 48 quarter credits; achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher; meet portfolio or other requirements as outlined by the program; and satisfy all financial obligations to The Art Institutes.