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Web Development & Design Specialist

10-152-2 Associate Degree (AAS) 60 Credits Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

The rapidly evolving field of Web development has created a need for people with the technical skills to design, develop and support websites. Virtually all businesses require a public website and many develop internal intranets to support various applications. This degree will give you skills to create and maintain professional, high-quality websites. You will learn how to use HTML 5, cascading style sheets (CSS), JavaScript, PHP and ASP.NET. You’ll also learn how to develop database-driven websites with dynamic content. Your training includes the development of web graphics and animation techniques. Businesses large and small are calling on people with these skills to help them establish and maintain a website. Get the training you need for this exciting career field.

COURSE LIST

Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

Technical Studies (42 Credits)

Course Title
Course
Number
Credits
Instructional
Hours
Outside Effort
Hours**
Prior Learning
Credit Eligibility
Options
Introduction to Web Design
10-152-100
3Credit
72
90
72 hours in class and estimate 90 hours outside of class. Provides an introduction to the user experience approach to website design. Students will gain an understanding of what is involved in the research phase, including conducting interviews and evaluating systems using principles of good design. Prototypes will be created providing a design solution.
Web Graphics, Introduction to
10-152-105
3Credit
72
90
72 hours in class and estimate 90 hours outside of class. Introduces the fundamental concepts necessary to generate and prepare graphics for Web pages. The course will focus on raster as well as vector images. Areas addressed will be color selection, layout, text, optimizing images, creating backgrounds, slicing, creating navigation, transparent graphics and animated graphics. Adobe software will be utilized.
C# Introduction to Programming
10-152-111
3Credit
72
90
72 hours in class and estimate 90 hours outside of class. Introduces students with little or no programming background to programming and logic principles that apply to traditional and Windows systems. Uses C# to apply the principles by developing simple Windows applications.
College Success: On Course
10-890-100
1Credit
18
36
18 hours in class and estimate 36 hours outside of class. On Course helps you learn a number of proven strategies for creating greater academic, professional and personal success. You will discover how to create a rich, fulfilling life by developing new beliefs and behaviors. College Success: On Course empowers you to make wise choices in your academic and personal life which leads to improved experiences and outcomes.
HTML 5
10-152-101
3Credit
72
90
72 hours in class and estimate 90 hours outside of class. Presents the foundation skills necessary to create Web pages using HyperText Markup Language (HTML). Covers design concepts, hypertext links, tables, frames and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).
Coreq: College Success: On Course 10890100 or not currently pursuing a degree
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
10-152-106
3Credit
72
90
72 hours in class and estimate 90 hours outside of class. Learn about responsive CSS. The course will cover CSS structure, current properties and concepts to create responsive web layouts that will meet web accessible standards and work on multiple devices. In addition you will learn to apply CSS properties, and their values, to enhance the visual appearance of your web site.
Prereqs: Web Graphics, Introduction to 10152105 AND HTML 10152120 or HTML 5 10152101 or not pursuing a degree
PHP
10-152-121
3Credit
72
90
72 hours in class and estimate 90 hours outside of class. Introduces concepts in developing dynamic, server–side Web applications that accept input from forms, process the data on the Web Server to maintain a database. Two approaches are covered: open source language PHP and Microsoft's ASP.Net framework. Concepts of HTML extended to learn techniques to develop a robust, interactive website.
Prereq: C#, Introduction to Programming (10152111) or JavaScript (10152117) or Visual Basic Introduction (10152115); AND HTML (10152120) or HTML5 (10152101)
Data Access for Programmers
10-152-168
3Credit
72
90
72 hours in class and estimate 90 hours outside of class. Provides background in fundamental database concepts, design, documentation, implementation and distribution involving the relational database model. Students will create, query and update relational databases using Structured Query Language (SQL).
JavaScript/jQuery
10-152-133
3Credit
72
90
72 hours in class and estimate 90 hours outside of class. Teaches JavaScript using the jQuery library to manipulate web page content and add animation and interactivity. Topics include, object, arrays, functions, events, API’s, jQuery UI, AJAX and JSON. Prior knowledge of programming logic required.
Prereq: HTML (10152120) or HTML5 (10152101); AND C# Introduction to Programming (10152111)
Ethical Hacking
10-150-144
3Credit
72
90
72 hours in class and estimate 90 hours outside of class. Introduces the techniques hackers use to discover vulnerabilities. Students will learn ways to tighten the network security to protect the exposed data from the discovered vulnerabilities. Focus is on penetration-testing tools and techniques that security testers and ethical hackers use to protect computer networks.
ASP.Net
10-152-125
3Credit
72
90
72 hours in class and estimate 90 hours outside of class. Gives students a first look at the ASP.Net architecture to create and maintain a dynamic Web site. Microsoft's Visual Studio will be used to design, code and test multi-page Web applications that use a database and manage state. Master pages and themes, grid controls and 3-tier applications are covered.
Prereq: C# Intermediate (10152116) OR PHP (10152121)
WordPress
10-152-131
3Credit
72
90
72 hours in class and estimate 90 hours outside of class. Introduces the basics of WordPress. Students will learn how to create blog sites, publish posts and pages, work with themes, employ widgets, create custom menus, activate plugins, and utilize page templates. Students will work to customize WordPress themes and learn how to make WordPress more secure. The course will use HTML, CSS, and the current version of WordPress.
Prereq: HTML 10152120 or HTML 5 - 10152101
Mobile Web
10-152-132
3Credit
72
90
72 hours in class and estimate 90 hours outside of class. Develop responsive, mobile first web pages using HTML, CSS, jQuery and the open-source framework, Bootstrap.
Prereq: JavaScript 10152117 or JavaScript/jQuery 10152133 and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) 10152106
IT Professional Skills
10-107-110
2Credit
54
54
54 hours in class and estimate 54 hours outside of class. Examines and identifies job-seeking, job-keeping and interviewing techniques, strategies for identifying and meeting external and internal customer needs as well as good listening skills and techniques for dealing with difficult customers. Also covers time management, team dynamics, continual improvement processes and global business practices.
Prereq: Systems Analysis 10107158 or JavaScript/jQuery 10152133 or C# Intermediate 10152116 or Adv Desktop Management 10154105 or Desktop Repair & Maint 10154106 or Network Service & Support 10150124 or PC Repair & Maint 10150113 or PHP 10152121
Agile Development
10-152-126
3Credit
72
90
72 hours in class and estimate 90 hours outside of class. A capstone course in which students utilize multiple Web technologies to build a complete and functional Web site in a group setting to simulate real-world development. Project design and management methodologies will also be introduced to expose students to estimating and project management techniques.
Prereq: PHP (10152121) AND ASP .Net (10152125)

General Studies (15 Credits)

Course Title
Course
Number
Credits
Instructional
Hours
Outside Effort
Hours**
Prior Learning
Credit Eligibility
Options
Written Communication
10-801-195
3Credit
54
108
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Teaches the writing process which includes prewriting, drafting and revising. Through writing assignments, students analyze audience and purpose, research and organize ideas, and format and design documents based on subject matter and content. Class sessions and assignments involve giving oral presentations and using computers.
Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 250+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 18+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 10831103 OR Not pursuing a degree
Oral/Interpersonal Comm
10-801-196
3Credit
54
108
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Focuses on developing various communication skills including speaking and listening. Students practice intrapersonal/interpersonal and nonverbal communication skills through oral presentations, group activities and written projects.
Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
Math & Logic
10-804-133
3Credit
54
108
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Students will apply mathematical problem solving techniques. Topics will include symbolic logic, sets, algebra, Boolean algebra, and number bases.
Prereq: Arith – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 65+, Next Gen 263+, ACT Math 18+ OR Arith Prep 10834109 OR College Tech Math 1A 10804113 OR 10804115 College Tech Math 1 OR not in a program
Intro to Ethics: Theory & App
10-809-166
3Credit
54
108
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Provides a basic understanding of ethical theories and uses diverse ethical perspectives to analyze and compare relevant issues. Students will critically evaluate individual, social and/or professional standards of behavior and apply a systematic decision-making process to these situations.
Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
Psychology of Human Relations
10-809-199
3Credit
54
108
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Explores the relationship between the general principles of psychology and people's everyday lives. Students seek a deepened sense of awareness of themselves and others, and to improve their relationships at work, in the family and in society.
Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree

Suggested Electives (3 Credits)

Course Title
Course
Number
Credits
Instructional
Hours
Outside Effort
Hours**
Prior Learning
Credit Eligibility
Options
Java Applications Programming
10-152-110
3Credit
Java is one of the most used programming languages in the software industry. Programs written in Java run on any operating system. In this course, students learn the Java syntax, Object Oriented Programming, software design skills and algorithm development.
Prereq: Visual Basic Introduction (10152115) or C# Introduction to Programming (10152111) or previous programming experience
C# Intermediate Programming
10-152-116
3Credit
72
90
72 hours in class and estimate 90 hours outside of class. Covers C# programming concepts and statements starting with basic class/object terminology. Investigates data types, methods and behaviors, iteration, arrays, lists and collections, Windows (GUI) programming, event programming, inheritance, file IO, exception handling and Database access methods.
Prereq: Data Access for Programmers (10152168) AND C# Introduction (10152111) OR Computer Programming C++ (10152114)
Information Technology Internship 1
10-107-113
1Credit
72
0
72 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. Allows the student to learn under supervision in a structured Information Technology employment situation. Provides the student the opportunity to utilize an industry experience for program credit. Each student completes a minimum of 72 hours working as an intern. Students are responsible for securing their own employment. Contact the IT internship instructor before enrolling.
Information Technology Internship 2
10-107-114
2Credit
144
0
144 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. Allows the student to learn under supervision in a structured Information Technology employment situation. Provides the student the opportunity to utilize an industry experience for program credit. Each student completes a minimum of 144 hours working as an intern. Students are responsible for securing their own employment. Contact the IT internship instructor before enrolling.

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