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AAS - Web Development

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Web Development prepares students to design, create and administer interactive and professional web sites that utilize server side programming technologies. Web page navigation, web publishing, web graphics preparation, database design and development, and e-commerce solutions, including store front setup, are integral components of this degree which focuses on server-side programming. In addition to web page creation, students study object-oriented systems analysis and design methods, structured programming logic and design, programming in an Object Oriented Programming Language and database design and development. Potential job opportunities following program completion include web designer, web developer, web marketing manager, web manager, e-commerce manager, web programmer, web technician, or web server administrator.
A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Web Development is also available.
Major Code: 3031
Award: AAS
First Term: 4116
Total Credits: 60-63
Program Last Updated in MCCCD Records: Nov 18th, 2010
Prerequesites: 0-3 credits
CRE101 College Critical Reading (3) OR
Equivalent by Assessment 0-3
Required Courses: 39 credits
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems 3
CIS117DM Microsoft Access: Database
Management 3
CIS126DL Linux Operating System 3
CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I 3
CIS150 Programming Fundamentals 3
CIS166AE Web Scripting with PHP:
Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP) 3
CIS225AB Object-Oriented Analysis and
Design 3
CIS226++ Any Internet/Intranet Server
Administration module 3
CIS233DA Internet/Web Development Level II 3
CIS235 e-Commerce 3
CIS119DO Introduction to Oracle: SQL (3) OR
CIS217AM Advanced Microsoft Access:
Database Management (3) OR
CIS276++ Any Database Management Systems
module (3) 3
CIS159 Visual Basic Programming I (3) OR
CIS162++ Any 100-level C Programming
module (3) OR
CIS163AA Java Programming: Level I (3) 3
CIS166AA Introduction to JavaScripting (3) OR
CIS166AC Web Scripting with Active Server
Pages (ASP).NET (3) OR
CIS262++ Any 200-level C Programming
module (3) 3
Restricted Electives: None
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. Demonstrate the skills necessary to install, configure, use and maintain a Linux operating system. (CIS126DL)
  4. Identify and use various Internet/WWW communication, resource discovery, and information retrieval tools. (CIS133DA)
  5. Create and enhance an effective Web page. (CIS133DA)
  6. Develop programs using structured design and logic tools. (CIS150)
  7. Design software for Web sites, including client-side and server-side scripting. (CIS166AC, CIS166AE)
  8. Apply fundamental object-oriented analysis and design concepts, methodologies, and techniques within an iterative and incremental systems development process. (CIS225AB)
  9. Perform the set-up and management of internet/intranet services, including World Wide Web (WWW) and Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) and implement server security features. (CIS226++)
  10. 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)
  11. Identify and use appropriate development tools to design and develop an electronic storefront. (CIS235)
  12. Identify and describe current issues and problems related to e-commerce. (CIS235)
  13. Design and create database structures to store, retrieve, update, and display data in a relational database using SQL. (CIS119DO, CIS217AM, CIS276++)
  14. Use Visual Basic, Java, or any other Object-Oriented programming language to solve a variety of problems related to business and other disciplines. (CIS159, CIS162++, CIS163AA)
  15. Use Visual Basic, Java, or any Object-Oriented programming language to identify and solve a variety of advanced problems related to business and other disciplines. (CIS166AA, CIS166AC, CIS262++)