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AAS - Web Design

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Web Design Technologies program is developed to prepare students to design, create and administer interactive and professional web sites. Courses focus on "hands-on" experience with web page navigation, web publishing, web graphics preparation, database design and development, and e-commerce solutions, including store front setup. The program focuses on user interface technologies such as Extensible Hyper Text Markup Language (XHTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), JavaScript and Flash. Potential job opportunities, upon program completion, include web designer, web marketing manager, web manager or e-commerce manager. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Web Design Technologies is also available.
Major Code: 3029
Award: AAS
First Term: 4116
Total Credits: 60-63
Program Last Updated in MCCCD Records: Nov 17th, 2010
Prerequesites: 0-3 credits
CRE101 College Critical Reading (3) OR
equivalent as indicated by assessment 0-3
Required Courses: 30 credits
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems 3
CIS117DM Microsoft Access: Database Management 3
CIS120DB Computer Graphics: Adobe Illustrator 3
CIS120DC Adobe Flash Level I: Digital Animation 3
CIS120DF Adobe Photoshop Level I: Digital Imaging 3
CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I 3
CIS220DC Flash: Advanced Animation and ActionScript 3
CIS220DF Adobe Photoshop Level II 3
CIS233DA Internet/Web Development Level II 3
CIS235 e-Commerce 3
Restricted Electives: 9 credits
ART/MMT190 Art of Web Site Design 3
CIS119DO Introduction to Oracle: SQL 3
CIS126DL Linux Operating System 3
CIS138DA Desktop Design and Publishing Using Adobe InDesign 3
CIS150 Programming Fundamentals 3
CIS159 Visual Basic Programming I 3
CIS162AD C#: Level I 3
CIS166AA Introduction to JavaScripting 3
CIS166AC Web Scripting with Active Server Pages (ASP).NET 3
CIS166AE Web Scripting with PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP) 3
CIS224 Project Management Microsoft Project for Windows 3
CIS225AB Object-Oriented Analysis and Design 3
CIS276 Database Management Systems (3) OR
CIS276++ Database Management Systems (any module) (3) 3
Free Electives: None
General Education Requirement: 21-24 credits
General Education Core: 12-14 credits
First Year Composition: 6 credits
Any approved general education course from the First-Year Composition area.
Oral Communication: 3 credits
Any approved general education course from the Oral Communication area.
Critical Reading: None
Mathematics: 3-5 credits
Any approved general education course from the Mathematics area.
General Education Distributed Credits: 9-10 credits
Humanities and Fine Arts: 2-3 credits
Any approved general education course from the Humanities and Fine Arts area.
Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 credits
Any approved general education course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences area.
Natural Sciences: 4 credits
Any approved general education course from the Natural Sciences area.
Program Competencies:
  1. Demonstrate a working knowledge of computer information systems, fundamental computer concepts and programming techniques. (CIS105)
  2. Use the basic elements and components of the Microsoft Access program and analyze common database management problems related to the program. (CIS117DM)
  3. Design and create database structures to store, retrieve, update, and display data in a relational database using SQL. (CIS117DM)
  4. Apply electronic techniques to create, manipulate and edit images, text, and graphic design. (CIS120DB)
  5. Apply basic animation techniques in the creation, manipulation, and editing of Flash animation graphics. (CIS120DC)
  6. Demonstrate the skills necessary to create, view, rearrange and manipulate artwork on layers. (CIS120DF)
  7. Create and produce Web pages by applying appropriate design, color, and graphics. (CIS133DA, CIS233DA)
  8. Identify and use various Internet/WWW communication, resource discovery, and information retrieval tools. (CIS133DA)
  9. Apply advanced animation techniques using ActionScript, movie clips, dynamic sound and text, and image tweening in the creation, manipulation and editing of Flash animation graphics. (CIS220DC)
  10. Demonstrate sophisticated image compilation and comprehensive use of masks using Adobe Photoshop. (CIS220DF)
  11. Design software for Web sites, including client-side script and Common GateWay Interface (CGI) scripting. (CIS233DA)
  12. Design and create presentations on the Internet's World Wide Web with the Web's Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML), and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). (CIS233DA)
  13. Identify and use appropriate development tools to design and develop an electronic storefront. (CIS235)
  14. Identify and describe current issues and problems related to e-commerce. (CIS235)