Business Technology & Service

Web Design & Development

The Web Design & Development program is designed to prepare students with the skills to design, develop and manage business web sites.  Coursework includes applying the most popular web authoring and data processing tools to web development.  Contempoary front-end and back-end web technologies is the core of the curriculum.   Completers of this program will be able to work in development teams and communicate in the technical area.

This exciting field is dynamically growing as more and more organizations build and enhance their internet applications, services, and presence.  The program is flexible to stay current with emerging internet technologies.  Students will have the opportunity to gain experience in hands on web authoring during their coursework. Students can complete the A.A.S. degree program from a distance.

Upon completion of the Web Development program, students will:

  • Understand the roles of web design and web development
  • Demonstrate ability to administer web sites and domains
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of the differences between internet browsers
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of contemporary, standard driven, HTML and CSS
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of JavaScript along with popular js libraries and frameworks
  • Understand the role and choices surrounding content management systems
  • Work and communicate effectively in a virtual as well as face-to-face team environment
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of web-based graphic design, photo editing, and design layout
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of data-driven application development
  • Understand contemporary technologies and emerging technology patterns
  • Understand the role of social networks, ad-campaigns, and search engine optimization and technologies

Potential Career Titles:

  • Web Developer/Manager/Specialist/Administrator
  • Web Designer
  • Frontend Developer
  • Backend Developer
  • UI Designer, UX Developer
  • Content Strategist, Web Coordinator
  • Job titles will often reflect specific technologies or platforms