University of Phoenix

AA in Information Technology - Web Design

Students enrolled in the University of Phoenix Associate of Arts with a concentration in Information Technology/Web Design program have the opportunity of learning both programming and design skills. Read more about the University of Phoenix Associate of Arts with a concentration in Information Technology/Web Design program here.

Official Program Name:

Associate of Arts with a concentration* in Information Technology/Web Design

School Offering Program:

University of Phoenix

Degree Level:

Associate's

Program Prerequisites:

The University of Phoenix requires all applicants to undergraduate programs to have a high school diploma or equivalent. High school courses in HTML, business applications and web design are helpful but are not required.

Program Description:

The University of Phoenix Associate of Arts with a concentration in Information Technology/Web Design program is designed to teach students about programming languages, and Web authoring tools. In addition to taking information technology and Web design classes, students have the opportunity to learn about different areas of the liberal arts and sciences. General education areas are required in several areas, including mathematics and communications. The program is offered on two tracks: Track A is for students who have earned 24 or more transfer credits; Track B is for students who have earned fewer than 24 credits.

Accreditation:

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (www.ncahlc.org).

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length / Total Credits Required:

The Information Technology/Web Design concentration consists of 18 credits. Students also complete up to 42 hours of general education credits; this number may vary depending on total number of transfer credits earned.

Financial Aid Available:

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Aid opportunities include federal and state financial aid, grants and loans, employer tuition reimbursement, internal and external scholarship sources, and access to other resources.

*Maryland residents completing this program will earn an Associate of Arts with an emphasis in Information Technology/Web Design.

Required Courses for an Associate of Arts with a Concentration in Information Technology/Web Design:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact University of Phoenix to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Information technology/web design courses

  • IT 205: Management of Information Systems (3 credits)
  • IT 210: Fundamentals of Programming with Algorithms & Logic (3 credits)
  • IT 235: Image Editing and Implementation (3 credits)
  • IT 236: Intro to Web Design I (3 credits)
  • IT 237: Intro to Web Design II (3 credits)
  • IT 238: Web Systems (3 credits)

General education courses

  • Communication Arts (6 credits)
    • Track A students must take:
      • COM 150: Effective Essay Writing (3 credits)
      • COM 220: Research Writing (3 credits)
    • Track B students must take:
      • COM 155: University Composition and Communication I (3 credits)
      • COM 156: University Composition and Communication II (3 credits)
  • Humanities (6 credits)
    • Track A students must take:
      • CRT 205: Critical Thinking (3 credits)
    • Track B students must take:
      • HUM 111: Critical and Creative Thinking (3 credits)
      • HUM 176: Media and American Culture (3 credits)
  • Mathematics (6 credits)
  • Science and Technology (6 credits)
    • Track A students must take 3 credits in the physical or biological sciences
    • Track B students must take:
      • SCI 162: Principles of Health and Wellness (3 credits)
  • Social Sciences (6 credits)
    • Track A students must take:
      • ETH 125: Cultural Diversity (3 credits)
    • Track B students must take:
      • PSY 201: Foundations of Psychology (3 credits)
      • ETH 125: Cultural Diversity (3 credits)
  • Additional Liberal Arts (3 credits)
    • Track A students must take:
      • GEN 105: Skills for Learning in an Information Age (3 credits)
    • Track B students must take:
      • US 101: Introduction to University Studies (3 credits)
  • Interdisciplinary Studies (9 credits)
    • Track B students must take:
      • FP 101: Foundations of Personal Finance (3 credits)

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates of the University of Phoenix AA with a concentration in Information Technology/Web Design program may choose to apply to bachelor's degree programs in information technology or Web design. Bachelor's degrees that graduates could pursue include but are not limited to:

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Web Development

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's situation. to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

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