Online Bachelor of Applied Science in Graphic Information Technology

The online Bachelor of Applied Science in graphic information technology equips you to pursue a career that bridges the gap between design and development. This program is ideal for students who already have an Associate of Applied Science and are interested in gaining a technical understanding of how to implement their creative ideas from start to finish.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 05/18/2020


Total classes: 40

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 120

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The field of graphic information technology is rapidly evolving to include visual design technologists. These individuals are equipped with the skills necessary to bridge the divide traditionally seen between designers and engineers. This allows organizations to more efficiently build state-of-the-art digital experiences that realize the designer’s vision and function well at scale.

The online Bachelor of Applied Science in graphic information technology is designed for individuals with an Associate of Applied Science in graphic design, graphic arts, or front-end web design and development. The program allows you to explore topics in visual design and technology.

The successful graduate will be prepared to create visual content across a variety of channels including print, web, photo, video, and animation.

What is a graphic information technology degree?

 

ASU’s graphic information technology degree prepares you to create design solutions for commercial use. Unlike a typical graphic design degree, the graphic information technology degree includes coursework in:

Graphic information technology classes

You will take a variety of courses ranging from web content design to digital publishing and graphic industry business practices. You will also complete courses in one of three focus areas: Digital design, print and publishing, front-end web design and development, game art and animation.


GIT 337: Web Content Design


GIT 315: Digital Video Techniques


GIT 384: Commercial Photography


GIT 303: Digital Publishing


GIT 314: Multimedia Design, Planning and Storyboards


GIT 450: Digital Workflow in Graphic Industries


GIT 432: Graphic Industry Business Practices


GIT 413: Professional Portfolio Design and Presentation


Related careers

Graduates with a Bachelor of Applied Science in graphic information technology are well-suited for positions that are redefining the future of design. You can expect to find job opportunities that require you to work collaboratively with teams. You may also present design solutions to product, management and engineering teams or drive a design review cycle from start to finish.

Animator


Growth: 8.4 %
Salary: $70,530

Art Director


Growth: 5.4 %
Salary: $92,500

Film Editor


Growth: 17 %
Salary: $61,180

Graphic Designer


Growth: 4.2 %
Salary: $48,700

Web Developer


Growth: 15 %
Salary: $67,990

Learn from ASU’s graphic information design professionals

Of the 320+ faculty members in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, many have received awards and recognition in their fields. Some Fulton Schools faculty milestones include:

  • Nobel laureate.
  • National Academy of Engineering members.
  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • National Academy of Inventors members.
  • National Academy of Construction members.
  • More than 55 Young Investigator Awards received in the last 10 years.

Learn from ASU’s graphic information design professionals

Of the 320+ faculty members in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, many have received awards and recognition in their fields. Some Fulton Schools faculty milestones include:

  • Nobel laureate.
  • National Academy of Engineering members.
  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • National Academy of Inventors members.
  • National Academy of Construction members.
  • More than 55 Young Investigator Awards received in the last 10 years.

Admission requirements

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You are considered a freshman for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still earn your way into this program through the Earned Admission Pathway. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still earn your way into this program through the Earned Admission Pathway. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Study graphic information in a top-ranked engineering school

Each student is fully supported on their path to success in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. We have received peer-reviewed programmatic honors from the U.S. News & World Report and provide students with a rich learning environment.

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