Web Development C.S.

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Web Development C.S.

Department: Computer Science – Multimedia and Web Design

Total Credit Hours: 18 credits

A Certificate of Specialization in Web Development provides an additional option for students to upgrade skills in a focused area of study.

What Is Web Development?

This program option provides students the knowledge to develop vibrant websites. Students will focus on Web page design and development, 2D and 3D graphics and animation for the Web, database and dynamic scripting (programming) languages, apps development, content management systems and social media marketing.

Occupation Overview

Web designers determine the look and feel of an entire website. Specialized coursework in Internet and website technology is very helpful. Courses should include Internet software languages, website design using graphics and audio-visual techniques, website setup and maintenance and information security. Courses in marketing and advertising will strengthen your credentials. When seeking an entry-level position in this field, it is important to have a portfolio containing samples of your best work.

Occupational Outlook

Employment of multimedia and Web professionals is projected to grow 20 percent through 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. Demand will be driven by the growing popularity of mobile devices and e-commerce.

Local/regional placement and outlook have been higher than average compared to the national outlook.

Salary Outlook

Nationally, established Web and multimedia professionals generally earn between $33,130 and $58,140 per year. Exceptional performers can earn in excess of $76,450.

Opportunities for advancement and promotion after entry-level employment are typically higher with an A.A.S. degree compared to certificates.

Sources: FOCUS Online Career and Education Planning Systems.

Exceptional performers can earn in excess of $76,450.

Web and Multimedia Careers

SCC graduates are employed in a broad range of careers, including, but not limited to: webmaster, Web programmer, multimedia developer, game developer and creative director.

Required Courses

SCC Institutional Requirements

  • Complete specific program requirements as listed below.
  • Complete a minimum of 15 credit hours or the certificate requirements whichever is less at SCC.
  • Earn a 2.00 cumulative grade point average.
General Education Requirements (0 credits)
Core Course Requirements (12 credits)
CPM 160 HTML 3
CPM 190 Dynamic Programming Languages 3
CPM 260 Content Management Systems (CMS) 3
CPM 295 Beyond HTML/Portfolio (capstone) 3
Electives (6 courses) - Choose two
CPM 230 Social Media Marketing for the Web 3
CPM 250 Web Animation (Adobe Flash) 3
CPT 160 Mobile Apps Development 3
CPT 240 SQL Basics 3
CPT 250 Database Programming 3
CPM 240 Advanced Web Design (Adobe Dreamweaver) 3
CPM 280 Javascript 3
Total Required Hours: 18 credits

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Michele Williams,
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Jane O'Donnell,
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TECH 105
Office Hours

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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