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Bachelor of Science

Web development

Champion technology and become a master of the web

Why study Web Development? William H. Hochstettler III, Ph.D. Program Chair Web Development

Our students prepare for a myriad of rewarding career opportunities through broad hands-on experience in designing, creating, and maintaining websites.

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With the explosive growth of the internet, ecommerce, and web applications, innovative technologies are now an integral part of day-to-day business operations. As a result, companies require web-savvy professionals who understand current and future trends in electronic commerce and know how to manage the implementation and operation of web-based systems. Franklin’s highly specialized curriculum will prepare you for a career in the rapidly developing web industry. You will champion technologies necessary to develop and continually enhance the end product: a well-designed, easy-to-use website.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for web administrators and web developers will continue to be strong to accommodate the increasing amount of data sent over the internet. And as the number of services provided over the internet expands, web administrators and developers will continue to see employment increases.

career opportunities may include • Director of Internet Marketing

• Web Marketing Manager

• eCommerce Manager

• Web Master

• Web Developer

• Web Programmer

What expertise will you gain? As a Franklin student, you will experience a full spectrum of courses that help you develop the well-rounded skills and perspective that lay a foundation for lifelong learning and enduring career success. General Education courses are designed to support and expand the knowledge you acquire in your major area. They will enrich your professional effectiveness as you improve your skills in writing, communication, critical thinking, principles and ethics, and diversity – abilities that employers across all industries value in graduates. The comprehensive Major Area coursework involves development of significant high-level technical skills that are immediately applicable, but can also serve as the bedrock for graduate studies.

Program Outcomes

COMP 101

Problem Solving with Computing

COMP 281

Database Management Systems

COMP 325

Human-Computer Interaction

• Interpret and use statistical data information

GRPH 210

Fundamentals of Graphic Design

GRPH 310

Advanced Graphic Design

• Gain knowledge of web graphic development software

ITEC 136

Principles of Programming

MIS 310

Information Systems Architecture & Technology

MIS 320

Technical Communication

MKTG 300


WEBD 101

Introduction to Web Page Construction

• Master client/server programming

WEBD 117

Graphic Editing Software

WEBD 234

Web Design & Implementation

• Apply basic marketing theory to web development

WEBD 236

Web Information Systems Programming

WEBD 334

Web Animation Techniques

WEBD 434

Web Application Development

WEBD 495

Web Development Capstone

• Craft and manage enterprise-level websites

General Education

Major Area

uNIVERSITY Electives

Consult the Academic Bulletin for complete information on degree requirements.

Why choose Franklin University? Fully accredited and nonprofit, Franklin University has offered programs designed especially for adult learners for more than 100 years. Today, more than 11,000 students from across the country and around the world choose Franklin each year.

Gain knowledge employers need

Save tuition dollars

Each major is designed with the input of industry experts to ensure you gain relevant knowledge. Our students and graduates are known for bringing fresh thinking to the workplace. In fact, in the last year alone, 1/3 of our students earned job promotions prior to graduating. What’s more, thousands of our students and graduates are employed by the nation’s top Fortune 100 companies.

With highly competitive tuition rates that are below the national average, Franklin helps you invest in your future by keeping your education affordable. We also offer tuition assistance and payment options to fit your needs. In fact, in 2009 alone, Franklin students received more than $15 million in scholarships and grants.

Maximize previously earned credits

Take classes that work around your schedule

Community and technical college students can finish a bachelor’s degree faster by transferring up to 84 semester hours or 126 quarter hours into Franklin University. With such a seamless transfer process, it’s easy to see why 90% of Franklin students transfer credits from other schools.

If you’re like most Franklin students, you want an education that works around your schedule and offers different learning options. That’s why our courses are offered in 6-, 12-, and 15-week schedules and can be taken on campus at numerous locations, online, or a combination of both.

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Franklin University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (312.263.0456) and authorized by the Ohio Board of Regents.

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