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Web Design

Web Design

The Internet is a primary source of communication, and organizations of every size have a critical need for website designers. Whether you're interested in large scale manufacturers, small retailers, a nonprofit organization or an institution, an associate degree from GCC in Web Design offers a perfect pathway to a rewarding career.

Why GCC?

GCC's Web Design degree program offers a unique curriculum that emphasizes hands-on experience with the latest technology and exposure to emerging trends. You will learn:

  • Layout and design
  • Web programming
  • Database concepts
  • System administration
  • Internet security
  • Photography
  • Computer graphics
  • Multimedia Technology

You will also participate in a two-tiered cooperative experience, where you will first simulate working for a client, and then be assigned a true business to work with. GCC Web Design students have worked with DeZine Zone, Nunda Farm Service, Sungard Higher Education, Wahl Studios, Paychex, and other affiliates through this program. Through this opportunity, you may find your work implemented by the client, or may be offered a professional position.

Career Opportunities

Students with a Web Design degree will find job prospects in:

  • Information Technology
  • Web Architecture
  • Web Design
  • Webmaster

Transfer Opportunities

Starting at GCC saves many students and their families thousands of dollars in tuition. With an A.S. or A.A. degree you will be able to seamlessly transfer within the SUNY network of 64 college and universities as well as to many 4-year private institutions. GCC's A.S. and A.A. programs were developed as part of the SUNY seamless transfer initiative allowing students to complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree as a freshman and a sophomore at a community college, then seamlessly transfer to a SUNY four-year institution to earn a bachelor's degree. Please reference the SUNY Transfer Pathways for degree programs to learn about any campus specific requirements. Visit the SUNY Core Course Finder to plan out the courses you should complete to transfer to a 4-year SUNY School.

If you are planning to transfer to a 4-year private institution you should work with our Transfer Services office to learn about possible articulation agreements and pathways that exist for many or our degree programs. Some GCC A.A.S. programs also have transfer opportunities.

To learn more about these opportunities and agreements contact the Transfer Services Office, we are more than happy to work with you and answer any questions you may have on building your own personalized transfer plan.

Transfer opportunities can include, but are not limited to:

  • Art Institute of Pittsburgh*
  • SUNY College at Brockport
  • SUNY Empire State College

*GCC has transfer agreements with the above noted institutions.