Web and Digital Media Design

Associate of Applied Science Degree

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The Web and Digital Media Design program takes a newer, 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.
  • Practicum 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
    • Salary Range: $41,000-$42,000
    • Average Salary: $41,152
    • Median Salary: $41,152
    • Average Hourly Wage: $18.00
    • Three-year Average Salary: $45,168

Required Courses

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* (Prerequisites or substitutes may apply to this class.)

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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 3
152-169 4
201-110 3

Four Year College Transfer Opportunities


Program Name

Credits Awarded

Bellevue UniversityBachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts or Bachelor of Scienceup to 67
Carroll UniversityBachelor of Science in Information Technology-Web Applications Developmentup to 64
Carroll UniversityBachelor of Science in Graphic Communication-Web Designup to 64
Franklin UniversityBachelor of Science (various)Junior Standing
Ottawa UniversityBachelor of Artsup to 80
Upper Iowa UniversityBachelor of Scienceup to 78
UW-StoutB. S. Career, Technical Education & Trainingup to 60
Wisconsin Lutheran CollegeBachelor of Science in Business Management & Leadership68

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.