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Bachelor of Science
Web and Digital Design

Web and Digital Design
Bachelor of Science
AT A GLANCE
  • 120 credits
  • Transfer up to 90 credits
  • All courses are available online
  • Select on-site and hybrid courses available
TUITION
  • $250 per credit hour
    (Europe & Downrange)

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Unleash your creativity and enhance your skills with a web and digital design bachelor’s degree.

Explore web and digital design with a bachelor’s degree program at University of Maryland Global Campus. You'll learn how to create digital works using industry-standard software, design theory, and efficient workflows. The coursework provides hands-on experiences in web development, motion graphics, virtual reality, augmented reality, user experience, game design, user interfaces, animation, and graphic design.

Total Credits Required: 120

  • Required Major Courses: 30
  • Minor and Elective Courses: 49
  • General Education Courses: 41

Required Major Courses

  • Take the following three required courses:
    • (3 Credits, CMST 290)
    • (3 Credits, CMST 295)
    • (3 Credits, CMST 495)
  • Take Any upper-level CMST courses (21) 

Degree Focus

To align with the upper-level requirement listed above, we recommend you choose from one of the following groups of classes below to align with your career interests:

Web Design Focus

  • (3 Credits, CMST 385)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 386)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 325)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 320)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 388)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 450)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 488)

Digital Design Focus

  • (3 Credits, CMST 310)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 311)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 325)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 320)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 425)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 341)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 351)

Augmented/Virtual Reality Focus

  • (3 Credits, CMST 308)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 315)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 330)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 331)

A degree with a major in web and digital design requires the successful completion of 120 credits of coursework, including 30 credits for the major; 41 credits in general education requirements; and 49 credits in the minor, electives, and other degree requirements. At least 15 credits in the major must be earned in upper-level courses (numbered 300 or above). See overall degree requirements.

Research and Computer Literacy Courses


  • (3 Credits, PACE 111M)
    or 
    (3 Credits, PACE 111C)
    or other PACE 111 course (to be taken in first 6 credits)

  • (1 Credit, LIBS 150)
    or
    (1 Credit, CAPL 398A)
    or other general education elective

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 201)
    or 
    (3 Credits, CMST 301)
    or another computing course appropriate to the academic major

Communications Courses


  • (3 Credits, WRTG 111)
    or 
    (3 Credits, WRTG 291) or other writing course

  • (3 Credits, WRTG 112)

  • (3 Credits, SPCH 100)
    or other communication, writing, or speech course

  • (3 Credits, WRTG 391)
    or other advanced upper-level writing course

Math Course


  • (3 Credits, MATH 105)
    or other approved math or statistics course

Arts and Humanities Courses


  • (3 Credits, HIST 157)
    or other arts and humanities course

  • (3 Credits, ENGL 240)
    or foreign language course or other arts and humanities course

Behavioral and Social Science Courses


  • (3 Credits, ECON 201)
    or 
    (3 Credits, PSYC 100)
    or other behavioral and social science course

  • (3 Credits, GVPT 170)
    or other behavioral and social science course

Biological and Physical Sciences Courses


  • (3 Credits, BIOL 101)
    and 
    (1 Credit, BIOL 102)
    or other paired science lecture and laboratory courses

  • (3 Credits, NUTR 100)
    or 
    (3 Credits, BIOL 160)
    or other science lecture course

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

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