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)

Web Development & Digital Media

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 Concepts2
WEB 118Digital Workflow3
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 126Technical Interface Skills*3
WEB 233Visual Storytelling3
WEB 243Search Engine Optimization*1
Total Hours14

Third Semester (Web Development Option)

ENGL 121Composition I*3
Program Electives3
NOTE: Program electives are any courses with WEB, CPCA, CDTP, CS, CIS, IT, GAME, ANI or HCIS prefix.
WEB 238Interactive Scripting: JQuery*4
WEB 234Web Apps I*3
or WEB 240 HTML and CSS II*
Social Science and/or Economics Elective ^3
Total Hours16

Third Semester (Digital Media Option)

ENGL 121Composition I*3
Program Electives3
NOTE: Program electives are any courses with WEB, CPCA, CDTP, CS, CIS, IT, GAME, ANI or HCIS prefix.
WEB 231User Experience*4
WEB 237Emerging Technologies*3
Social Science and/or Economics Elective ^3
Total Hours16

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 290Web Development and Digital Media Capstone*3
Communications Elective ^3
NOTE: ENGL 140 is recommended
Science or Math Elective ^3
Humanities Elective ^3
Total Hours17

Fourth Semester (Digital Media Option)

Program Electives5
NOTE: Program electives are any courses with WEB, CPCA, CDTP, CS, CIS, IT, GAME, ANI or HCIS prefix.
WEB 290Web Development and Digital Media Capstone*3
Communications Elective ^3
NOTE: ENGL 140 is recommended
Science or Math Elective ^3
Humanities Elective ^3
Total Hours17

Total Program Hours: 63