Web and Digital Media Design Class

Web and Digital Media Design

63-credit Associate of Applied Science Degree

Earn two degrees in three years by combining Graphic Design with Web and Digital Media Design.

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The Web and Digital Media Design program takes a blended approach of combining the creative and programming sides of web design. Develop skills to design a logical, intuitive and clear web interface that is visually pleasing and user-friendly. Learn the tools of the trade, how to layout pages, use color and text, integrate sound and video, and adapt and develop content for delivery on computers, mobile phones and the expanding realm of digital media devices.

  • Prepare for jobs such as web designer, web developer, online development specialist or interactive developer.
  • Courses are taught in the world-class Harry V. Quadracci Printing and Graphics Center.
  • Internship experiences provide technical, hands-on learning in real-world settings.
  • All graduating students are required to participate in the Graphics Portfolio Review.
  • Wages of recent graduates per Graduate Follow-up Report
    • Three-year Avg. Salary for Full-time Related Employment: $36,609

Program Code 10-201-3

Required Courses

First Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 104-102 Marketing Principles3+ 
 201-110 Web Page Design I3 *
 204-119 Illustration and Image Editing3 *
 152-168 JavaScript3 *
 804-133 Math & Logic3  
Total Semester Credits
Second Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 152-129 PHP Web Development3  
 201-120 Web Page Design II3  
 201-125 Introduction to WordPress2  
 201-133 User Interface Design3  
 890-108 Employment Success1+ 
 801-136 English Composition 13+ 
Total Semester Credits
Summer Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 201-116 Internship-Web & Digital Media1  
 801-196 Oral/Interpersonal Comm3+ 
Total Semester Credits
Third Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 152-179 JavaScript 24  
 201-130 Usability & Project Management3  
 152-143 WordPress Development3 *
 809-199 Psychology of Human Relations3  
 809-196 Intro to Sociology3+*
Total Semester Credits
Fourth Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 152-144 Integrated Web Development3  
 152-149 Content Management Systems3  
 201-141 Professional Studies2  
 201-147 Web Portfolio Development2 *
 809-195 Economics3+ 
Total Semester Credits
+ (Proficiency Exam Available)
* (Prerequisites or substitutes may apply to this class.)

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Block Schedules for Fall 2018

Credit Transfer Opportunities

WCTC has agreements with local high schools and various four-year colleges and universities that enable students to transition more seamlessly from high school to WCTC to four-year colleges. Transcripted credit agreements provide high school students the opportunity to take WCTC courses at their high schools. Agreements with four-year colleges enable WCTC graduates in selected programs to transfer credits, often at junior-level standing. Agreements currently in place for this program are listed below.

High School Transfer Opportunities

WCTC Course

WCTC Credits Awarded

104-102 Marketing Principles 3
152-169 JavaScript 4
201-110 Web Page Design I 3
801-196 Oral/Interpersonal Comm 3
809-196 Intro to Sociology 3

Four Year College Transfer Opportunities

Program Specific Agreements

Program Name
Credits Awarded
Carroll UniversityBS Graphic Communicationup to 64
Carroll UniversityBS Computer Science up to 64
Herzing UniversityBS Graphic Designup to 64
UW-OshkoshBS Leadership and Organizational Studiesup to 62
UW-StoutBachelor of Science in Managementup to 60

General Agreements

Program Name
Credits Awarded
Concordia UniversityAny BachelorsVaries
Lakeland UniversityAny Bachelors DegreeCredits vary, check with Lakeland
Mount Mary UniversityBachelor DegreeJunior Standing
Ottawa UniversityBachelor of Arts or Sciencesup to 80, and 50%+ tuition disccount for WCTC grads
Purdue University GlobalAny Bachelorscredits vary, 20% tuition discount
Upper Iowa UniversityBachelor of Scienceup to 78
UW-StoutB. S. Career, Technical Education & Trainingup to 60
UW-WaukeshaBachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS)60-Junior Standing
Wisconsin Lutheran CollegeBachelor of Science in Business Management & Leadership50-70

UW-System Credit Transfer

If you are interested in attending a UW-campus, you should contact a transfer representative at the campus you plan to attend. You may also check credit transfer agreements between WCTC and the UW System to tell you which specific courses and general education classes may be accepted.

Important Cautionary Note:
This information is intended as a general description. Please verify the availability and details of the program that interests you with the transfer coordinator at the receiving institution.