Computer Specialist - Web Design and Development A.A.S. (CSW)

Attention This is an overview of the program. The course sequencing is meant to serve as a guideline for your semester planning. Please note that the scheduling of courses, program sequencing and curriculum are subject to change.

Prepares students for occupations such as a Web Designer and Developer in the information technology industry. Graduates will be prepared to participate in the development and support of enterprise-level electronic commerce websites using methodologies focused on the development of those sites without the use of prepackaged software. Students will apply current versions of HTML, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, Adobe Flash, and PHP with MySQL in the development of websites. Realworld projects are integrated throughout the program and effective project management techniques are used. Adobe Dreamweaver is presented as a tool to aid in the creation of websites.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
• apply critical thinking, team building, and problem-solving skills.
• work effectively in teams to create websites using technologies presented in the curriculum.
• develop an electronic commerce business plan.
• apply effective design principles to create attractive, accessible, secure client-side and server-side websites.
• develop dynamic server-side websites that interact with Database Management Systems (DBMS) to process transactions effectively and securely.

Students Occupationally and Academically Ready