Web Design Technologies

The 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 storefront 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.

Program Codes

3029 Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Web Design Technologies
5172 Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Web Design Technologies

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Program Contacts

Dr. Sheila Brandt, CIS Department Day Chair
(480) 423-6256

Mr. Dan Combellick, CIS Department Evening Chair
(480) 423-6282

Mrs. Shayla Trickey, CIS Department Secretary
(480) 423-6588

Mrs. Sara Beakley-Mercill, CIS Academic Advisor
(480) 425-6737

Mrs. Susan Peterson, Division Chair
(480) 423-6289

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Program Notes: Visit Admissions and Records or set up an advisement meeting with the CIS Academic Advisor.

Transfer Options

The Web Design Technologies Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree is part of the AAS to BAS (Bachelor of Applied Science degree) transfer program within Arizona. For more information on this transfer pathway program, review the transfer pathways website.

In addition, most CIS courses will transfer in some capacity to universities and other institutions around the country.

Career Outlook

Graduates are prepared to:

Design and build web pages, general websites, and E-Commerce websites using current industry tools including, but not limited to. HTML, CSS, JavaScript, database technologies and Adobe CC tools.

Representative job titles:

  • Web Designer
  • Web Marketing Manager
  • Web Manager
  • E-commerce Manager

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of web designers and developers is expected to increase by 15% from 2016 to 2026. This is much faster than average for all occupations. Demand will be driven by the growing popularity of mobile devices and ecommerce.

“The median annual wage for web developers was $67,990 in May 2017.”

Learning Opportunities
  • Internships
  • Service-learning
  • Seminars
  • Technical Competitions