Information Technology: Web Developer Level I Certificate

Software and Web Development
Program Code: C25590W2

Information Technology: Web Developer Level I Certificate

The Web Developer Level I Certificate provides introductory courses related to programming, database and Internet technologies. Coursework includes client- and server-side scripting, and Web/database programming.

Specific Requirements

Courses requiring a grade of C or better: CIS, DBA, WEB

 

***This certificate will end effective January 2022 and will be replaced by the Information Technology: Front-End Developer certificate.  Students enrolled in Information Technology: Web Developer Level 1 certificate prior to January 2022 will have access to all courses to complete the certificate.***

Courses in this program

Course Course Code Credit Hours Link to course details

This course introduces computer programming and problem-solving in a structured program logic environment. Topics include language syntax, data types, program organization, problem-solving methods, algorithm design, and logic control structures. Upon completion, students should be able to use top-down algorithm design and implement algorithmic solutions in a programming language.  This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Mathematics (Quantitative).

This course introduces Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C) standard client-side Internet programming using industry-established practices. Topics include JavaScript, markup elements, stylesheets, validation, accessibility, standards, and browsers. Upon completion, students should be able to develop hand-coded web pages using current markup standards. Emphasis is placed on HTML with a secondary focus on CSS.

Course Course Code Credit Hours Link to course details

This course introduces database design and creation using a DBMS product. Emphasis is placed on data dictionaries, normalization, data integrity, data modeling, and creation of simple tables, queries, reports, and forms. Upon completion, students should be able to design and implement normalized database structures by creating simple database tables, queries, reports, and forms.

This course introduces the creation of web graphics and addressing problems peculiar to WWW display using appropriate software. Topics include web graphics file types, optimization, RGB color, web typography, elementary special effects, transparency, animation, slicing, basic photo manipulation, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to create graphics, such as animated banners, buttons, backgrounds, logos, and manipulate photographic images for Web delivery. Emphasis is placed on graphic design principles and industry-standard Adobe software.

This course introduces students to the server-side, HTML-embedded scripting language PHP. Emphasis is placed on programming techniques required to create dynamic web pages using PHP scripting language features. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test, debug, and create a dynamic web site using the PHP scripting language.

This course introduces intermediate to advanced web design techniques. Topics include customer expectations, advanced markup language, multimedia technologies, usability and accessibility practices, and techniques for the evaluation of web design. Upon completion, students should be able to employ advanced design techniques to create high impact and highly functional web sites.

Total Credit Hours Required:
18

Curriculum is based on the 2021-22 catalog.

Get insight on 3 Web Programmer career choices, and find what's right for you

Launch Career Coach