Web Development Associate of Science Degree
The Associate of Science in Web Development is designed to provide the student with the basic skills needed for an entry-level position in the field of web design or development. The program includes an introduction to the discipline that will also serve as a background for future study which is needed to keep up with this rapidly changing field.
In addition to the Web Development Associate of Science degree (details below), there is also a Web Development major for the Bachelor degree.
Learning outcomes are as follows:
- The student will learn Web design principles and best practices in the areas of graphic design, navigation design, writing for the Web, and usability.
- The student will be exposed to various topics relating to the field of Web development, including cross-browser compatibility issues, search engine optimization, and legal issues.
- The student will be introduced to a graphics editor and will be able to create and manipulate images suitable for presentation on the Web.
- Students will understand the theoretical foundation of databases, and will be able to design, build and maintain a relational database system.
- Students will be able to design, implement, and test intermediate-level computer programs to meet a specific set of requirements using a high-level programming language.
- Students will understand the societal challenges and ethical responsibilities of the computer science professional.
- Core course requirements are identical to the general Associate of Science Degree
- A minimum of 64 credit hours with at least a 2.00 cumulative grade point average.
- Requirements under Group V of the AS degree requirements are to be met with the following courses:
All courses which are applied to the discipline must be completed with a grade of
C- or higher.
CIS 129 Fundamentals of Information Systems (3 credits)
CSCI 139 Web Design and Development (3 credits)
CSCI 319 Database Management (4 credits)
CSCI 331 Web Programming (4 credits)
and any 100 level programming course (select one from the following):
CSCI 159 Introduction to Programming (4 credits)
CSCI 169 Data Structures (4 credits)
CSCI 179 Programming in Visual Basic (4 credits)
CSCI 189 Java Programming (4 credits)
and one of the following:
ART 240 Introduction to Graphic Design (4 credits)
CIS 211 Interactive Web Animation (3 credits)