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Web Development Program

2016-2017

Description

The Web Design program serves students entering fields that need Web Design skills and knowledge and working professionals who need to learn new skills for their current job or for career advancement. The program prepares students to design and create Web sites, including integrating databases and content management systems, creating multimedia elements, and editing content to follow writing for the Web guidelines. Students acquire a solid foundation in usability, accessibility, and design principles, as well as technical skills at hand coding HTML, CSS, basic PHP and MySQL. Students use industry standard software and practices to prepare for entry level careers.

Gainful Employment Information

Goals

  1. To provide students with the theoretical knowledge, applicable standards-based technical and coding skills, and attitude necessary to function as an entry-level Web designer.
  2. To impart to students the use of current practices and standards of Web informational design: writing for the Web, design principles, Web site architecture, Web site usability, and Web accessibility.
  3. To prepare student for the demands and responsibilities in the work environment, students will create projects on their own, or in teams, with each student assuming responsibility for the production process.
  4. To educate students to practice respect for copyright laws and regulations for content on the Web site.
  5. To inculcate in students the practice of life-long learning and professional growth.

program learning outcomes

  • Technological Awareness: Students will be able to evaluate and apply appropriate technology to support specific business activities and business solutions.
  • Critical Thinking: Students will be able to analyze specific business problems or situations and identify possible solutions, including predictive analysis, synthesis of information, resourcefulness, and troubleshooting.
  • Communication: Students will be able to choose the appropriate mode of communication for a specific situation and then communicate ideas, concepts, and solutions through effective written and oral communication.
Award Type Units
Certificate of Achievement:
Web Design 18
Associate of Science Degree:
Web Design 32*

*and courses to meet graduation requirements, general education and electives as needed to meet the minimum of 60 units required for the degree.

Career Options

Web Design, Microcomputer Applications, Administrative Assistant, Office Clerk, Word Processor, Desktop Publishing and Information Management Technology (Records Management).

Certificate of Achievement

Web Design

Courses Required for the Major: Units
WEBD 162 Beginning Web Site: HyperText Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) or
CBT 162 Web Page Creation 2
WEB 165 Beginning Web Design: Dreamweaver or
CBT 165 Webpage Creation with Dreamweaver 3
WEB 166 Database Driven Websites 3
WEB 168 Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) for Web Design 3
CBT 177 Acrobat Portable Document Format File Creation 1
MUL 121 Digital Image Editing I: Introduction to Photoshop 3
MUL 127 Creating User-Centered Content 3
Total Units = 18

Associate of Science Degree

Web Design

Students in Web Design enjoy a practical hands-on approach to creating web sites using current technologies and web standards. This rigorous program trains students to create a front-end web site, which includes database integration. Upon completion of the program, students are equipped with the skills required for entry-level employment at web site design companies and large businesses and for the creation and management of web sites for small to medium size businesses.

For graduation requirements see Requirements for the Associate Degree.

Electives as needed to meet minimum of 60 units required for the degree.

Courses Required for the Major: Units
WEBD 153 Beginning Web Databases 3
WEBD 162 Beginning Web Site: HyperText Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) or
CBTE 162 Web Page Creation 2
WEBD 165 Beginning Web Design: Dreamweaver or
CBTE 165 Webpage Creation with Dreamweaver 3
WEBD 166 Database Driven Websites 3
WEBD 168 Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) for Web Design 3
WEBD 169 Website Development Using Open Source Content Management Systems 3
WEBD 170 Javascript Fundamentals for Web Development 2
WEBD 173 E-Commerce Website Creation 3
CBTE 177 Acrobat Portable Document Format File Creation 1
MULT 121 Digital Image Editing I: Introduction to Photoshop 3
MULT 127 Creating User-Centered Content 3
WEBD 191 Professional Practices in Web Design 3
Total Units = 32

Transfer Information

Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses required for the university major and the general education pattern required by that transfer institution. See catalog TRANSFER INFORMATION section. Additional courses may be required to meet university lower-division requirements.

Course requirements at the transfer institution are subject to change and may be verified by a counselor or by consulting the current university catalog. Many Baccalaureate in Arts degrees require third semester competency in a foreign language. Consult the current catalog of the transfer institution and consult with a counselor.