A good Web designer is able to balance the business goals of companies and clients with the diverse needs of Web users. Succeeding in the field requires strong project management, technical, and communication skills, as well as artistic vision and an intuitive grasp of the medium. Earning an online Web Design degree can teach you the techniques necessary for this rapidly changing industry.
The online Web Design Degree at Sessions College is an Associate of Occupational Studies (AOS) program specifically developed to prepare students for professional careers.
The program requires: 54 credits in design (22 classes) + 18 credits in general education (7 classes). Semesters start in January, May, and September and are 15 weeks in length. Full-time students complete six semesters in two years. Part-time schedules are available.
First-year studies in the online Web Design degree program introduce the visual design fundamentals and software that are essential to any Web or print medium including color, typography, composition, digital imaging, and illustration. You will also learn HTML and CSS for Web publishing (including HTML5 and CSS3), digital photography, and drawing. First-year studies also build your general education background.
General education online courses develop your critical thinking and written communication skills as well as a foundation in psychology, business, computer technology, writing, and art history. Building a foundation for lifelong learning is essential to the online design college experience, and general education concepts play an important role as you build your Web design skills.
Students complete the Web Design program with studies in design business and portfolio building as well as a live online portfolio review and a capstone project. The Sessions College online Associate Degree program is one of the most professionally-oriented and comprehensive Web design degree programs available anywhere.
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