Computer Information Systems

Web Development - AAS

Effective term: 
2016 Fall
Final term: 
2018 Fall
Total credits required: 
Program Availability: 
College Specific

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.

Program notes

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

++ indicates any suffixed courses.

CRE101College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking (3) OR
Equivalent by Assessment 0-3
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems 3
CIS117DMMicrosoft Access: Database Management 3
CIS126DLLinux Operating System 3
CIS133DAInternet/Web Development Level I 3
CIS150Programming Fundamentals 3
CIS166AEWeb Scripting with PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP) 3
CIS225ABObject-Oriented Analysis and Design 3
CIS233DAInternet/Web Development Level II 3
CIS235e-Commerce 3
CIS119DOIntroduction to Oracle: SQL (3) OR
CIS217AMAdvanced Microsoft Access: Database Management (3) OR
CIS276++Any Database Management Systems course (3) 3
CIS159Visual Basic Programming I (3) OR
CIS162++Any C Programming course (3) OR
CIS163AAJava Programming: Level I (3) 3
CIS166AAIntroduction to JavaScripting (3) OR
CIS166ACWeb Scripting with Active Server Pages (ASP).NET (3) 3
Restricted Electives
CIS224Project Management Microsoft Project for Windows 3
CIS226++Any Internet/Intranet Server Administration course 3
CIS262++Any C Programming course 3
CIS280Current Topics in Computing 3
CIS290++Any Computer Information Systems Internship course 1-3
General Education
General Education RequirementCredits 21-24
General Education CoreCredits 12-14
First-Year CompositionCredits 6
Any approved general education course from the First-Year Composition area. 6
Oral CommunicationCredits 3
Any approved general education course from the Oral Communication area. 3
Critical ReadingCredits 0
Met by CRE101 (3) OR Equivalent as indicated by assessment in Program Prerequisite area.
MathematicsCredits 3-5
Any approved general education course from the Mathematics area. 3-5
General Education DistributionCredits 9-10
Humanities and Fine ArtsCredits 2-3
Any approved general education course from the Humanities, Arts and Design area. 2-3
Social and Behavioral SciencesCredits 3
Any approved general education course from the Social-Behavioral Sciences area. 3
Natural SciencesCredits 4
Any approved general education course from the Natural Sciences area. 4
  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. 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)
  10. Identify and use appropriate development tools to design and develop an electronic storefront. (CIS235)
  11. Identify and describe current issues and problems related to e-commerce. (CIS235)
  12. Design and create database structures to store, retrieve, update, and display data in a relational database using SQL. (CIS119DO, CIS217AM, CIS276++)
  13. 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)
  14. 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)