Web Development Overview
Are you interested in computer graphics, animation, and the latest in Internet technologies? As you surf the Web, are you fascinated by the creativity and the programming behind it? A career in Web Development might be just right for you with an Associate of Science in Computer & Information Science or the Associate of Applied Science in Computer & Information Science (South Carolina only).
The growth of the Internet has generated a variety of occupations related to the design, development, programming, and maintenance of Web sites and their servers. For example, Webmasters are responsible for all technical aspects of a Web site, including performance issues such as speed of access and content approval.
Internet developers, also called Web developers/designers, are responsible for day-to-day site design and maintenance. With a "real world" hands-on and interactive learning philosophy, this program prepares students to enter the field of Internet graphic design and programming.
A Bachelor Degree program is also available which prepares the graduate for more advanced and higher level employment positions in the Web Development field.
For more information about this program, please see the program description in the University Catalog. Web Development Program Description
What You Can Learn in Web Development
Students learn how to develop interactive, user-friendly media that may have several applications. Areas of study include:
- Internet Basics
- Web Page Design
- Computer 2D/3D Graphic Design
- Multimedia Design
- Computer Programming
Where You Can Go in Web Development
Employment opportunities available for graduates in the Web Development field include a variety of entry-level positions such as:
- Programmer/Web Developer
- Web Database Developer
- Web Designer/Animator