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Web Foundations

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Web Foundations introduces students to designing and developing web pages. This CCL prepares students for entry level web positions. Certificates of Completion (CCL) in Web Design and Web Development are available. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Web Design/Development is also available.

Details

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Field of Interest
Computer and Information Technology
Type
Certificate
Academic Plan
Web Foundations (CER)
Academic Plan Code
5984
Total Credits Required
21
Catalog Year
2020-2021
What You'll Learn

This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Integrate knowledge of computer information systems, including security, computer concepts, web delivery system architecture, and file management in web design.
  2. Explain the web development life cycle including the planning, designing, developing, testing, publishing, and maintaining of websites.
  3. Create basic websites using current standards in Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and Javascript.
  4. Utilize best practices in user interaction, user experience, accessibility and search engine optimization to build basic websites.
  5. Design and implement e-commerce solutions.
  6. Manipulate digital media content.
  7. Construct a website using a content management system.
  8. Prioritize projects and meet deadlines.
  9. Demonstrate industry accepted professional, legal, and ethical practices.
  10. Communicate professionally in formal and informal situations.
  11. Explain the need for collaboration in the web industry.
Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this certificate may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Arizona-based annual median wages* for this program. Education requirements vary for the occupations listed below, so you may need further education or degrees in order to qualify for some of these jobs and earn the related salaries. Please visit with an academic advisor and/or program director for additional information.

Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers

$63,470

* Wage information sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2019.
Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems Critical course CS 3
CIS120DF Introduction to Adobe Photoshop 3
CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I Critical course Gateway course 3
CIS136 Content Management Systems: WordPress 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS166AA Introduction to Javascript 3
CIS233DA Internet/Web Development Level II 3
CIS235 E-Commerce 3

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems Critical course CS 3
CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I Critical course Gateway course 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS120DF Introduction to Adobe Photoshop 3
CIS233DA Internet/Web Development Level II 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS136 Content Management Systems: WordPress 3
CIS166AA Introduction to Javascript 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS235 E-Commerce 3
Course Area Key

Gateway Course = Generally the first major-specific course in a pathway.

Critical Course = A course that is highly predictive of future success in a pathway.

Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

View MCCCD’s curriculum website for the Certificate of Completion in Web Foundations (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=154962).


At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.