Web & Digital Media Design

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Program Information

  • Location: Downtown Milwaukee Campus
  • Pathway: Creative Arts, Design & Media
  • Program Code: 10-201-3
  • Offering: In-class
  • Degree Type: 2-Year Degree (Associate)
  • Start Dates: August/January

About the Web & Digital Media Design Degree


MATC’s coursework in interface design, responsive web design, user experience, and website development through coding with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP/MySQL, etc., offer a comprehensive background in web design and front-end web development.

Skills in web design, front-end web development and user experience are in demand and are projected to grow in the next decade.

You can earn the Front-End Web Developer technical diploma on the way to completing this degree.

Additional program details: Important to your success in this program are abilities to work as part of a team, to work under stress, and to meet deadlines.

Related Programs

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Front-End Web Developer

To prepare for this field’s ever-changing technology, you will attain in-depth skills in web design, design tools and web development languages. Coursework includes web marketing, and the designing and publishing of several websites using multiple web-development languages.

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Graphic Design

You will be introduced to the range of opportunities in this field: design of print-generated and computer-generated graphics for books, newspapers, magazines, web applications and marketing materials; and additional design applications for point-of-purchase, packaging and outdoor advertising.

Detailed Program Information

2020-21 Curriculum

Semester Course Course Name Credits
(1)  ENG-195 Written Communication ^  3
(1) ITDEV-117 Logic and Problem-Solving ^ 3
(1) WEBDEV-102 Introduction to Digital Media ^ 3
(1) WEBDEV-114 Web Development With HTML/CSS ^ 3
(1) WEBDEV-119 Web Design Overview ^ 3
(2) WEBDEV-143 User Experience UE 2.0 3
(2) MATH-123 Math With Business Applications ‡ 3
(2) WEBDEV-120 Audio and Video Production for the Web 3
(2) WEBDEV-123 Interactive Design ‡ ^ 3
(2) WEBDEV-124 Database Web Design With PHP and MySQL ‡ ^ 3
(3) ENG-197 Technical Reporting 3
(3) WEBDEV-132 Rich Media for the Web ‡ 3
(3) WEBDEV-133 Content Management Systems ‡ ^ 3
(3) WEBDEV-134 Responsive Web Design ‡ ^ 3
(3) WEBDEV-135 User Experience for the Web ‡ 3
(4) MKTG-165 Digital Marketing ^ 3
(4) PSYCH-199 Psychology of Human Relations 3
(4) SOCSCI-197 Contemporary American Society  3
(4) WEBDEV-140 Web Development With JavaScript and jQuery ‡ ^ 3
(4) WEBDEV-198 Internship ‡ 1
(4) WEBDEV-199 Portfolio ‡ 3



( ) Semester order for full-time students.
‡ Prerequisite required.
^ Counts toward earning the Front-End Web Developer technical diploma.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

This Associate in Applied Science program will transfer to one or more four-year institution

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

To see course descriptions, class times, locations or to register online:
Students already enrolled in an MATC program can visit Self Service Student Planning.
All others can access this information through INFOnline.

2020-2021 Program Card

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Upon completion of specified coursework, students may be eligible for the following digital badge(s):

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Important Dates

Deadlines and important dates can be found on:
Cost & Aid Deadlines

Also, you can find dates and deadlines on the MATC Calendar

Program Outcomes

  • Apply the principles of design to develop strategic marketing and communication products and services
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of design software, tools and technology
  • Implement creative solutions from concept through completion using a formal process
  • Apply effective legal and ethical business practices and project management skills
  • Communicate artwork rationale in formal and informal settings

Career Outlook

Skills in web design, front-end web development and user experience are in demand, and the need for these skills is projected to grow in the next decade.

Possible Careers

Web Designer
Web Developer
Front-End Web Developer
Junior Web Developer
UX Designer
UX Developer
Interface Designer
Interface Developer

Admission Requirements

Demonstration of basic computer skills in operating systems, word processing and the internet.


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Creative Arts, Design & Media Academic & Career Pathway

Downtown Milwaukee Campus, C Building, Room C210
Mequon Campus, Room A108-110
Oak Creek Campus, Room A121
West Allis Campus, Room 103

Last updated: 10/13/2020