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Graphics, Multimedia and Web Design Bachelor's Degree Program

Program Overview

Channel your creativity and eye for design into a bachelor’s degree in Graphics, Multimedia, and Web Design. Develop skills combining web content management, ePublishing, branding, logo design, SEO, web video, animation, and social media marketing. Master cross-media content delivery via ePub and mobile devices, and create a "branded" portfolio to set you on your career path.

Career Possibilities

  • UI/UX Designer
  • Website Designer
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Design Sales and Marketing
  • Package Design
  • EPUB Designer
  • Mobile Interface Designer
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Content Management Systems

Bachelor of Science Degree

Graphics Multimedia and Web Design (GMW) students combine their imagination and and creativity to produce marketing-driven designs, animations, and web content. Students learn to produce creative visual content for business needs.

Building upon the core design and technical skills developed in the Associate Degree Program, the Graphics, Multimedia and Web Design bachelor’s degree program further prepares students for positions in a wide variety of emerging new media careers. Students will develop interdisciplinary skills combining web content management systems, e-publishing, branding, logo design, packaging design, search engine optimization, web video, animation, and social media marketing. Cross-media delivery via ePub and mobile devices will be emphasized. Creative content development, media literacy, marketing, writing, and UI/UX design, will support each student's “branded” portfolio and personalized career path.

The dynamic combination of skills obtained in the Bachelor of Science Degree in Graphics, Multimedia, and Web Design can be employed in a wide variety of fields, including: advertising and promotion, public relations, packaging design, web design, content management systems, e-publishing, social media, and other visually creative career paths.


Bachelor of Science Degree

Program Mission, Goals and Outcomes 

Program Mission:

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Graphics, Multimedia and Web Design builds upon the foundational technology and design skills acquired in the associate degree program. The GMW bachelor’s degree program provides immediately applicable communication skills and creative concept development for today’s responsive media. This includes advanced graphics and web design, e-publishing, and video and motion graphics in support of multimedia and eCommerce marketing. Numerous new media career paths are integrated throughout the program. Each student’s creative conceptualization and personalized portfolio development is the underlying goal.

Program Goals:

The GMW BS program will:

1. Provide learning opportunities for students to acquire the theoretical knowledge, applicable skills and attitude necessary to function as an entry-level multimedia producer, web designer, ePub, or graphic designer.

2. Instill in students the skills for creative conceptualization, media literacy, qualitative analysis, oral and written communication, professional growth and life-long learning.

3. Prepare students to creatively conceptualize and create projects on their own and in collaboration, with each student assuming responsibility for phases of the production process.

4. Prepare students to create and continually upgrade their digital portfolio, deployed via cloud or web server.

Program Outcomes:

GMW BS students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate knowledge of various multimedia, web, e-publishing, and mobile software applications to build market-specific content.

2. Recognize effective vs. ineffective elements of UI/UX design.

3. Understand and practice respect for copyright laws and regulations as they pertain to digital creation.

4. Demonstrate effective media literacy, oral, visual, and written communication with supervisors, colleagues, clients (e.g. instructors), and target audiences.

5. Demonstrate effective planning, strategizing, copywriting, budgeting, and marketing of various new media projects.


Bachelor of Science Degree

  • GMW 301 3D Modeling
  • GMW 302 Concept Development
  • GMW 305 Web Asset Production
  • GMW 310 Digital Editing I
  • GMW 311 Motion Graphics I
  • GMW 312 Motion Graphics Design
  • GMW 320 Digital Editing II
  • GMW 321 Motion Graphics II
  • GMW 322 Typography II
  • GMW 400 Digital Publishing III
  • GMW 401 Marketing and Brand Strategy
  • GMW 402 Package Design II
  • GMW 410 Mobile Design Strategy
  • GMW 411 Project Management
  • GMW 412 Social Media Marketing
  • GMW 423 Content Management Systems II
  • GMW 424 Senior Portfolio
  • Choose one: GMW 422 Special Topics or GMW 480 Cooperative Work Experience
  • EN 322 Argumentative Research Writing
  • EN 421 Technical Communications