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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
|Degree Name:||Web Development C.S.|
|Degree or Program:||Computer Science|
|Degree Type:||Certificate of Specialization|
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Certificates of Specialization are for people who desire information or skills in a specific area that is usually related to their current job. Students must complete specific program requirements as listed under each program in the catalog. They can usually be completed in a short period of time. The credit hours earned can be applied toward a Certificate of Achievement and/or an Associate of Applied Science degree in the related field, should the student wish to continue study.