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Web Design and Development

Be a part of the future. Butler's Web Design and Development program immerses students in the design and development of web technologies that people use every day on computers, tablets, and mobile devices.

As a Web Design and Development major, you will:

  • Learn front-end and back-end development of interactive web-content.
  • Develop, test, and complete a variety of usable projects.
  • Design appealing visual elements.
  • Master HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, and other programming languages.

A degree in Web Design and Development will prepare students to find employment in a variety of job markets. With the expansion of e-commerce, web design and development professionals are in high demand and students from this degree program will have a highly sought educational background in both design and development, putting them ahead of their competition. In addition—students have the option of completing their degree in just three years

Major in Web Design and Development

COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION REQUIREMENTS

126 Total Credit Hours (Includes Butler University Core Requirements)

COM 101                    Rhetoric and the American Democratic Tradition

SW 266-CCM         Media Literacy

                                           Foreign Language of Choice (3 credit hours at 204 level or above)

                                           Communication & Culture course (selected from approved list)

                                           Second major, minor or concentration area required

Description of Web Design and Development Major (WDD) - Major 36 Required Credit Hours

WDD provides students with hands-on experience designing and developing responsive interactive websites, database-driven websites, and applications for any mobile operating system while incorporating user-friendly design principles and current accessibility standards.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

WDD 108                     Multimedia Graphics

WDD 219                     Design for the World Wide Web

WDD 306                     Multimedia Design & Production

WDD 308                     Interactive Design

WDD 319                     The User Experience

WDD 419                     Interactive Web Development

WDD 422                     New Media Distribution

WDD 440                     Web Design and Development Internship

MI 452                           Entertainment Media and the Law

CME 457                      Capstone

CS 142                            Introduction to Computer Science and Programming

MK 280                         Principles of Marketing

Minor in Web Design and Development

Description for Web Design and Development (WDD) Minor

WDD provides students with hands-on experience designing and developing responsive interactive websites, database-driven websites, and applications for any mobile operating systems while incorporating user-friendly design principles and current accessibility standards.

MINOR REQUIREMENTS
Total for WDD Minor 18 Hours

WDD 108                    Multimedia Graphics

WDD 219                    Design for the World Wide Web

WDD 306                    Multimedia Design & Production

WDD 308                    Interactive Design

Choose two from the following list:

MK 280                        Intro to Marketing

WDD 319                    The User Experience

WDD 419                    Interactive Web Development

WDD 422                    New Media Distribution

The information found on this website with respect to major/minor/program requirements is primarily directed at providing prospective students a general roadmap of the curriculum. Current Butler students are expected to review their degree audit report at my.butler.edu and speak with their advisor regularly for detailed information regarding their specific degree requirements and their progress toward degree completion.