Web Development

Web Development
Associate of Science (VA and NC) or Associate of Applied Science (SC) in Computer and Information Science
Overview

Web Development Overview

Like most fields in technology, Web Development is constantly evolving. Today’s websites boast cutting edge multimedia, e-commerce, and advanced engagement tools to draw traffic and keep visitors coming back for more. And the people behind these sites are essential to every organization’s marketing plan. Web Developers and designers are responsible for:

  • Site design and programming.
  • Maintenance.
  • All technical aspects of the web site, including performance issues such as speed of access and content approval.

Would you like to learn how to develop and manage dynamic websites for a living? Through ECPI University’s year-round schedule, you can earn an Associate of Science Degree in Computer and Information Science with a concentration in Web Development (Associate of Applied Science – South Carolina only) in just 1.5 years.

 

Program Description

At ECPI University, your classroom experience is supported with hands-on learning using the same kind of technology found in the workplace. Specifically, ECPI’s Web Development program can teach you how to develop interactive, user-friendly media that may have several applications. Areas of study include:

  • Internet Basics
  • Computer Programming
  • Multimedia Design
  • Web Page Design
  • Animation
  • Computer 2D/3D Graphic Design

 

Possible Career Track

ECPI University’s interactive educational program can prepare graduates with the skills required for career-entry positions in a wide array of jobs including:

  • Web Database Developer
  • Web Designer/Animator
  • Programmer/Web Developer

 

Curriculum

Program Requirements

Core Curriculum

24 semester credit hours

Course ID Course Name Credits
BUS102 Fundamentals of Customer Service 3
BUS121 Introduction to Business 3
CIS106 Introduction to Operating Systems 3
CIS121 Software Logic and Design 3
CIS150 Networking I 3
CIS282 Web Interface Design 3
CIS115 Computer Applications  

Arts and Sciences

31 semester credit hours

Course ID Course Name Credits
COM115 Principles of Communication 3
ENG110 College Composition 3
ENG120 Advanced Composition 3
HUM205 Culture and Diversity 3
MTH131 College Algebra 3
PHY120 Physics 3
PHY120L Physics LAB 1
PSY105 Introduction to Psychology 3

Self-Integration and Computer Literacy

9 semester credit hours

Course ID Course Name Credits
COR090 Career Orientation Seminar 0
FOR110 Essentials for Success 3

Concentration Requirements

Database Programming

15 semester credit hours plus electives

Course ID Course Name Credits
CIS126 Programming I 3
CIS203 Code Design and Debugging 3
CIS215 Object-Oriented Programming with C++ 3
CIS223 Database I 3
CIS250 Database Scripting I 3
  Various Electives  

Network Security

15 semester credit hours plus electives

Course ID Course Name Credits
CIS202 Introduction to Routing and Switching 3
CIS212 Principles of Cybersecurity 3
CIS245 Windows Client and Server 3
CIS206 UNIX Administration 3
  Various Electives  

Web Development

15 semester credit hours plus electives

Course ID Course Name Credits
CIS107 Digital Imaging 3
CIS126 Programming I 3
CIS213 Web Client Scripting 3
CIS223 Database I 3
CIS250 Database Scripting I 3
  Various Electives  
 

Electives

Electives

Course ID Course Name Credits
CIS107L Digital Imaging LAB 1
CIS126 Programming I 3
CIS136 Storyboarding for Animation 3
CIS142 Cloud Computing Concepts 3
CIS202L Introduction to Routing and Switching LAB 3
CIS203 Code Design and Debugging 3
CIS204 Intermediate Routing and Switching 3
CIS206 UNIX Administration 3
CIS207 Network Routing and Switching LAB 1
CIS215 Object-Oriented Programming with C++ 3
CIS215L Object-Oriented Programming with C++ LAB 1
CIS223 Database I 3
CIS245L Windows Client and Server LAB 1
CIS250 Database Scripting I 3
CIS251 Advanced Windows Server 3
CIS252 Fundamentals of Electronic Commerce 3
CIS256 Windows Active Directory 3
CIS256L Windows Active Directory LAB 1
CIS266L Intermediate Database LAB 1
CIS274 CIS Project I 4
CIS280 CIS Project II 3
CIS290 Externship-CIS III 3
CIS291 Externship-CIS I-a 1
CIS292 Externship-CIS I-b 1
CIS293 Externship-CIS I-c 1
CIS294 Externship-CIS II 2
CIS303L 2D Design LAB 1
CIS305 Advanced UNIX Administration 3
CIS305L Advanced UNIX Administration LAB 1
CIS311 Web Site Management 3
CIS311L Web Site Management LAB 1
CIS367 Database Scripting II 3
CIS367L Database Scripting II LAB 1
EET110 Electric Circuits I 3
EET250 Computer Configuration I 3
EET251 Computer Configuration II 3
EET282 Wireless Security 3
Outcomes

Students in the Associate of Science in Computer and Information Science program learn how to create interesting web pages, write different kinds of programs, use and maintain databases, and install and secure computer networks. Students also learn to provide excellent customer service when assisting customers and clients with technical issues.

Upon completion of the Associate of Science in Computer and Information Science, graduates are able to:

  • Utilize organizational customer service plans.
  • Describe various aspects of business operations.
  • Identify the impact of information systems upon the operation of a business.
  • Utilize PC operating system concepts.
  • Effectively utilize PC productivity applications and concepts to include word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation graphics.
  • Construct a basic web page.
  • Comprehend installation of basic network hardware and software by applying industry-standard networking knowledge.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the professional and ethical responsibilities of an information system specialist.
  • Identify ethical uses of organizational data, applications, computers, and network operating systems.
  • Comprehend basic logical constructs such as flow charts and process diagrams in order to understand the operation and troubleshooting of information systems.
  • Apply program-specific knowledge for an individual subject area concentration (e.g., Network Security or Web Development) appropriate for an Associate of Science Degree.

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