WEB DEVELOPMENT DEGREE - WEB DEVELOPMENT

Program Overview

This 62 credit-hour technical curriculum prepares students for various positions in the field of web development. Students will learn the technology behind today’s Internet and website development protocols by producing professional web solutions and understanding the technical aspect of website development. Utilizing front-end design and back-end practices and programming, this degree path provides solid technology skills for an industry relevant experience.

Program Requirements

FIRST SEMESTER:

Course Number Course Title Credits Course Category
CIS 106 Computer Logic and Programming Technology 3 Program Requirement
ENG 101 Composition 3 Communications
GRA 101 Introduction to Graphic Arts Technology 3 Program Requirement
Mathematics1 3 Mathematics
WEB 110 Internet Fundamentals 3 Program Requirement

SECOND SEMESTER:

Course Number Course Title Credits Course Category
CIS 143 Introduction to Database Systems 3 Program Requirement
ENG 102 Composition or
SPE 101 Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3 Communications
GRA 145 Wordpress and Mobile Technologies 3 Program Requirement
Natural Science, Humanities or Social/Behavioral Science+ 3 Natural Science, Humanities, Social and Behavioral Science
WEB 150 Web Foundations 3 Program Requirement

THIRD SEMESTER:

Course Number Course Title Credits Course Category
CSC 121 Computer Science I 4 Program Requirement
WEB 170 Web Graphics and Prototyping 3 Program Requirement
WEB 200 Web Scripting Foundations 3 Program Requirement
WEB 240 E-Commerce Strategies/Technologies 3 Program Requirement
Natural Science, Humanities or Social/Behavioral Science+ 3 Natural Science, Humanities, Social and Behavioral Science

FOURTH SEMESTER:

Course Number Course Title Credits Course Category
CSC 214 Introduction to Java Programming 4 Program Requirement
Natural Science, Humanities or Social/Behavioral Science+ 3 Natural Science, Humanities, Social and Behavioral Science
WEB 210 Web Accessibility 3 Program Requirement
WEB 235 Interactive Scripting 3 Program Requirement
WEB 250 Server-Side Scripting 3 Program Requirement

1 - Students must take at least 3 credit hours in a mathematics course at the level of MTH 103 or above.

+ - Students must take nine credit hours in a minimum of two of these areas; three hours must be in a course that meets the World Cultures and Diversity graduation requirement.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate professional and effective communication and presentation skills in a visual communication industry.
  • Apply best practices of Web development.
  • Produce professional quality web solutions utilizing current web development techniques.
  • Code and publish standards-compliant, accessible Web documents using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Utilize a server-side scripting language and a database to create a dynamic Web site.
  • Evaluate Web sites for accessibility compliance and usability.
  • Describe e-commerce business concepts related to information technology, promotion and marketing, international issues, legal implications and ethical issues.
  • Implement appropriate program design, testing, and documentation methodology using current programming best practices.