Web Development and Digital Media, AAS

The Web Development and Digital Media 63-credit hour Associate of Applied Science degree is designed for students who wish to pursue careers in web development and digital media.  This program teaches technologies and techniques involved in designing and developing web sites, web applications, user experiences and digital content necessary to capture audiences in our increasingly mobile world. The degree is designed to enhance skills and help students discover the specific discipline that best suits their talents and interests.  The degree offers an exciting variety of course options in a hands-on learning environment. Students have access to state-of-the-art computer and production labs. Course work includes analysis of real world case studies and hands-on projects that allow students to apply the concepts and skills they have learned to realistic business situations. Students are prepared for a variety of positions as web developers, web designers, user experience developers, digital media specialists.

(Major Code 2030; State CIP Code 11.0801)

Associate of Applied Science Degree

First Semester

WEB 110HTML and CSS3
WEB 112Professional Skills for the Digital Developer3
WEB 114Web Scripting: JavaScript I*2
WEB 116Digital Media Concepts*2
ENGL 121Composition I*3
IT 120CompTIA A+ Practical Applications3
Total Hours16

Second Semester (Web Development Option)

WEB 120Web Analytics*3
WEB 122CSS Techniques Projects*3
WEB 124Web Scripting: JavaScript II*2
WEB 126Technical Interface Skills*3
WEB 128Server Scripting: PHP with MySQL*2
WEB 230Asynchronous JavaScript and XML*1
Total Hours14

Second Semester (Digital Media Option)

WEB 120Web Analytics*3
WEB 121Digital Media Assets*4
WEB 123Content Management Systems Strategies*1
WEB 124Web Scripting: JavaScript II*2
WEB 125Digital Video Tools1
WEB 126Technical Interface Skills*3
Total Hours14

Third Semester (Web Development Option)

WEB 232Introduction to eXtensible Markup Language*3
or WEB 234 Web Apps I*
WEB 236Content Management Systems Development*3
WEB 238Interactive Scripting: JQuery*4
Humanities Elective ^3
Science or Math Elective ^3
Total Hours16
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Third Semester (Digital Media Option)

WEB 231Experience Design*4
WEB 233Visual Storytelling*3
WEB 235Digital Communications Technologies*3
Humanities Elective ^3
Science or Math Elective ^3
Total Hours16
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Fourth Semester (Web Development Option)

Program Electives5
NOTE: Program electives are any courses with WEB, CPCA, CDTP, CS, CIS, IT, GAME, ANI or HCIS prefix.
WEB 240HTML and CSS II*3
or WEB 244 Web Apps II*
WEB 290Web Development and Digital Media Capstone*3
ENGL 140Writing for Interactive Media*3
Social Science and/or Economics Elective ^3
Total Hours17
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Fourth Semester (Digital Media Option)

Program Electives2
NOTE: Program electives are any courses with WEB, CPCA, CDTP, CS, CIS, IT, GAME, ANI or HCIS prefix.
WEB 241Digital Management Methods*4
WEB 243Search Engine Optimization*1
WEB 245Motion Graphics Tools*1
WEB 290Web Development and Digital Media Capstone*3
ENGL 140Writing for Interactive Media*3
Social Science and/or Economics Elective ^3
Total Hours17
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Total Program Hours: 63