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Web Design and Development, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #901 (ARWU) Little Rock, AR, United States
The BA in Web Design and Development program at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is designed to cater to both traditional university students as well as working professionals in multiple fields. Careers in enhancing the web user’s experience are on the rise.
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Overview

Responsive web sites and mobile apps are efforts that are being undertaken by many industries and disciplines today, from healthcare to retail to virtually any industry which has a need to communicate with its stakeholders. As such, opportunities extend to recent graduates, those seeking a professional upgrade or certification, or employees seeking to “reinvent” themselves with new skill sets.

Responsive web sites and mobile apps are efforts that are being undertaken by many industries and disciplines today, from healthcare to retail to virtually any industry which has a need to communicate with its stakeholders. As such, opportunities extend to recent graduates, those seeking a professional upgrade or certification, or employees seeking to “reinvent” themselves with new skill sets.

Learning Goals

Students completing the BA in Web Design and Development from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are expected to possess the following abilities at a proficient level or above at the time of graduation.

  • An ability to identify and analyze user needs and to take them into account in the selection, integration, evaluation, and administration of computer-based systems.
  • SKIM goals addressed: Critical Thinking, Research, Oral & Written Communication.
  • An ability to analyze a problem, and to identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution. SKIM goals addressed: Critical Thinking, Research, Technology.
  • An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the discipline. SKIM goals addressed: Critical Thinking, Technology.
  • An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences about technical information. SKIM goals addressed: Oral and Written Communication, Technology
  • An ability to make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles. SKIM goal addressed: Ethical Reasoning

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • FYC Information Science
  • Web Technologies
  • Basic Drawing
  • Two-Dimensional Design
  • Computer Applications in Art
  • Technical Writing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    525

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.6

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.6 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Application for admission and pay the $40 application fee. There’s no application fee for military students – request your waiver here.
  • Immunization records or Titer Test showing Immunity (for students born after 1956) can be sent via mail, emailed to admissions@ualr.edu, or faxed to 501-569-8956.
  • Official high school transcript Ask your counselor to send a current high school transcript. After you graduate, we will need a final high school transcript with your graduation posted.
  • Official college entrance exam scores Ask your counselor to send your scores along with your current high school transcript or request your scores through the exam provider.
  • Official college transcripts (If you have taken college classes while in high school) from all post-secondary schools you’ve attended. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21779 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21779 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    21779 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21779 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9528 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9528 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Little Rock

  • 875 - 1320 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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