Dec 05, 2023  
2022-2023 SLCC General Catalog 

Visual Art & Design - Web Design Emphasis: AAS (CTE)

Associate of Applied Science | 64 credits

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Program Description
Students with an aptitude in creative problem solving, drawing, design, photography and/or computer related visual communication should consider this rapidly expanding and competitive field. The Visual Art & Design Department allows students to specialize in the following areas: Animation, Graphic Design, Illustration, Multimedia, Photography, Web Design, and Graphic Communications Technologies.

Students who elect to pursue an AAS degree in Web Design will prepare themselves for entry-level work in the design, creation, and maintenance of websites. Web Design students will obtain both creative and technical skill sets in Web Design, HTML, CSS and JavaScript alongside structural knowledge of web marketing, web animation, e-Commerce, the social and mobile web.

Career Opportunities
Web Design artists find varied careers in the design, creation, and maintenance of websites in the promotion, film, broadcast, visual effects, mobile, and Internet industries. Job titles may include: Web Designer, Web Project Manager, Media Designer, Web Developer, Content Developer, Front-End Developer, Social Media Strategist, UI Designer, Interaction Designer, Art Director, UX Designer, Web Master, SEO Specialist, Digital Marketing Manager, Content Manager, Web Manager, Web Strategist, Web Marketing Director, Web Animator.

Transfer/Articulation Information
This AAS Degree is currently not transferable to four year institutions; however, some of the General Education components are transferable. The Visual Art & Design Department is committed to general and pre-professional programs and some credit may be granted by receiving institutions on a per case basis.

Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and student fees:
Course fees: $50
Supplies: $200

Note: Fees vary based upon specific registration and are subject to changes.

General Education Requirements

Complete all General Education courses. Refer to Notes for program specific requirements and recommendations.


Program General Education Notes


Quantitative Studies (QS): MATH 1010

Communication (CM): COMM 1010

Human Relations (HR): ART 1150

Distribution Areas: ART 1050
                                  COMM 2570

Program Requirements

Time to Completion & Graduation Map

Program Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcome alignment with Student Learning Outcomes  in brackets.

  • Demonstrate substantive knowledge of the principles and elements of design. [1,4,5,8]
  • Demonstrate competent application and execution to industry standards of current web page front-end programming technologies. [1,3,4,5,8,9]
  • Illustrate competent mastery of current web design and development software. [1,4,5,9]
  • Prove proficiency in social, promotional, and mobile web marketplaces utilizing ethical practices. [1,2,7,8,9]