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Digital Design With An Emphasis In Web Design, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 105 days
, AZ, | Online
The Bachelor of Arts in Digital Design With An Emphasis In Web Design degree at the Grand Canyon University, offered by the College of Fine Arts and Production, gives students a thorough grounding in all aspects of digital design conceptualization and implementation.


The Bachelor of Arts in Digital Design With An Emphasis In Web Design degree at the Grand Canyon University seeks to graduate well-rounded students who have a keen understanding of business practices and the essential elements of graphic and web design. Along with design concepts, students explore issues such as business development, legal matters related to design and project management. In courses such as Designing for New Technologies, User Experience, Programming for the Web and Designing with Motion Graphics, students will acquire these core competencies:

  • The design and creation of animated graphics across multiple mediums to meet the needs of client businesses
  • The enhancement of the user experience through the use of new technologies
  • Theories of user experience and interaction as applied to the design of mobile and web products
  • The integration of music, sound, video and animation to produce interactive web applications and dynamic websites

During their senior year, students create their own professional portfolios to showcase their skills and talents to prospective employers. Throughout this digital web design BA degree, students develop their design skills, communication skills, problem-solving abilities and critical thinking capabilities. They explore the fundamental principles of ethical leadership, keeping the Christian worldview in mind.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 105 days
    • Duration description
      Online: 7 weeks Campus: 15 weeks
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Designing with type
  • Digital photography
  • Web design strategies
  • Content management systems and tools
  • Web applications and programming

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 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

  • To be successful in our bachelors in web design program, you are required to provide your own laptop and maintain an Adobe Creative Cloud subscription for the duration of your program.
  • All students must submit either acceptable high school or college transcripts to be considered for full admission into the University. Additionally, if students cannot meet the GPA requirements with their transcripts, but have test scores or a college-GPA that meets admissions requirements, students will be eligible for full admission. If both the degree-bearing transcript and the test scores do not meet admission requirements, students may be accepted with specifications. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8250 USD per semester and a duration of 105 days.
  • National

    16500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8250 USD per semester and a duration of 105 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Campus: $8250 per semester

Online: $470 per credit

Living costs for Phoenix

  • 900 - 1450 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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