Web Development Overview
Like most everything, web sites are becoming more advanced. Today, businesses and organizations must make a statement with their web presence if they hope to engage the target audience. Web sites now utilize the latest multimedia, e-commerce, and advanced engagement tools to draw traffic and keep visitors coming back for more.
If you want to be a part of this dynamic field, consider a career in Web Development. Through ECPI University’s year-round schedule, you can earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer and Information Science with a concentration in Web Development in just 2.5 years.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment of information security analysts, web developers, and computer network architects is projected to grow 27 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations.*
*U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition
- Program Description
ECPI University’s Web Development program offers a challenging course of study designed to develop graduates’ knowledge in logical information design, visual creativity, and multimedia communication. ECPI offers a fast-paced, hands-on learning environment which helps students cultivate good communications skills, analytical problem-solving, teamwork, and decision-making skills. Moreover, the Web Development program can provide graduates with knowledge in a wide spectrum of areas including:
- Web Page and Web Site Design
- Graphic Design
- Web Client and Server Scripting
- Database Design and Scripting
- Digital Media Optimized for Web-based Delivery
- Accessible Web Page Interfaces
- Interactive, Data-driven Web Pages
- Interactive, Animated Graphics
- Possible Career Track
Web Development graduates can be employed in wide range of fields including:
- Digital Media
- Web Development
- Computer Graphics and Animation
- Web Design
- Graphic Design
24 semester credit hours
Course ID Course Name Credits BUS102 Fundamentals of Customer Service 3 BUS121 Introduction to Business 3 BUS472 Applied Project Management 3 CIS121 Software Logic and Design 3 CIS150 Networking I 3 CIS223 Database I 3 CIS282 Web Interface Design 3 CIS495 Senior Capstone 3
Arts and Sciences
31 semester credit hours
Course ID Course Name Credits CAP480 Arts and Sciences Capstone 3 COM115 Principles of Communication 3 ENG110 College Composition 3 ENG120 Advanced Composition 3 HUM205 Culture and Diversity 3 MTH131 College Algebra 3 MTH140 Statistics 3 PHY120 Physics 3 PHY120L Physics LAB 1 PSY105 Introduction to Psychology 3 PSY220 Positive Psychology 3
Self-Integration and Computer Literacy
9 semester credit hours
Course ID Course Name Credits CIS106 Introduction to Operating Systems 3 COR090 Career Orientation Seminar 0 FOR110 Essentials for Success 3 CIS115 Computer Applications 3
24 semester credit hours plus electives
Course ID Course Name Credits CIS107 Digital Imaging 3 CIS126 Programming I 3 CIS136 Storyboarding for Animation 3 CIS213 Web Client Scripting 3 CIS214 Object-Oriented Programming Using C# 3 CIS250 Database Scripting I 3 CIS303 2D Design 3 CIS311 Web Site Management 3 Various Electives
Course ID Course Name Credits BUS472L Applied Project Management LAB 1 CIS107 Digital Imaging 3 CIS142 Cloud Computing Concepts 3 CIS202L Introduction to Routing and Switching LAB 1 CIS204 Intermediate Routing and Switching 3 CIS207 Network Routing and Switching LAB 1 CIS212 Network Security Concepts 3 CIS213 Web Client Scripting 3 CIS215 Object-Oriented Programming with C++ 3 CIS215L Object-Oriented Programming with C++ LAB 1 CIS218 Object-Oriented Programming Using JAVA 3 CIS219 Object-Oriented Programming Using VB.NET 3 CIS220L Storage Area networks and Disaster Recovery Lab 1 CIS224 Server-Side Scripting 3 CIS241 IP Telephony 3 CIS245L Windows Client and Server LAB 1 CIS250 Database Scripting I 3 CIS251 Advanced Windows Server 3 CIS253L Network Virtualization Fundamentals Lab 1 CIS256 Windows Active Directory 3 CIS256L Windows Active Directory LAB 1 CIS266L Intermediate Database LAB 1 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 CIS308 Web Animation 3 CIS311 Web Site Management 3 CIS311L Web Site Management LAB 1 CIS317 Advanced Object-Oriented Programming Using C# 3 CIS319 Advanced Object-Oriented Programming Using Java 3 CIS319L Advanced Object-Oriented Programming using Java LAB 1 CIS321 Network Scripting 3 CIS324 Server-Side Framework 3 CIS324L Server-Side Framework LAB 1 CIS328 Email Services 3 CIS340 Oracle Architecture and Operation 3 CIS340L Oracle Architecture and Operation LAB 1 CIS346 Oracle Programming 3 CIS346L Oracle Programming LAB 1 CIS350 Introduction to Data Structures 3 CIS353L Network Virtualization Administration Lab 1 CIS367 Database Scripting II 3 CIS367L Database Scripting II LAB 1 CIS395 Emerging Networking Technologies 3 CIS403 Network Security I 3 CIS410 Network Security II 3 CIS420 System Analysis and Design 3 CIS425 Advanced Network Defense and Countermeasures 3 CIS425L Advanced Network Defense & Countermeasures LAB 1 CIS435 SQL Server 3 CIS435L SQL Server LAB 1 CIS441 Mobile Game Development 3 CIS450 Web Interface Design II 3 CIS450L Web Interface Design II LAB 1 CIS455 Web Interface Design III 3 CIS455L Web Interface Design III LAB 1 CIS465 3D Design 3 CIS465L 3D Design LAB 1 CIS470 CIS Project III 4 CIS480 CIS Project IV 3 CIS490 Externship-CIS Sr. III 3 CIS491 Externship-CIS Sr. I-a 1 CIS492 Externship-CIS Sr. I-b 1 CIS493 Externship-CIS Sr. I-c 1 CIS494 Externship-CIS Sr. II 2 EET110 Electric Circuits I 3 EET250 Computer Configuration I 3 EET251 Computer Configuration II 3 EET282 Wireless Security 3 EET350 Overview of Electronic Security Devices 3 HCA305 Legal Aspects of Healthcare Administration 3 HCA310 Healthcare Administration Ethics 3 HCA400 Health Information Systems 3 HCA420 Healthcare Delivery Systems 3 HCA422 Managing Cries in Community Settings 3
Students in the bachelor’s degree in Computer & Information Science program learn how to manage projects, design and write different computer programs, create interesting web pages, 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 successful completion of the Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Science, graduates are able to:
- Utilize organizational customer service plans.
- Analyze various aspects of business operations.
- Evaluate 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.
- Correctly install 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.
- Apply basic logical constructs such as flow charts and process diagrams in order to understand the operation and troubleshooting of information systems.
- Design a basic relational database management application.
- Evaluate program-specific knowledge for an individual subject area concentration (e.g., Network Security or Web Development) appropriate for a Bachelor of Science Degree.
- Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of subject area concentration via successful completion of a capstone project, including an oral and written defense.
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