Program Description

This curriculum prepares students with entry-level skills to seek employment in the field of Web development/publishing, and the use of multimedia in creating Web pages/Web sites. Courses cover training in applications with an emphasis on programming with HTML/XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, XML, Flash, PHP, Ajax, ASP.Net, and Ruby on Rails.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Program Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of how to use the Internet and how to create web-page content using HTML, Java and JavaScript.
  2. Demonstrate effective use of a wide variety of technologies used in Web scripting and in the construction of a Web site: TML/XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, XML, Flash, PHP, Ajax, ASP.Net, and Ruby on Rails.
  3. Present E-Portfolio to demonstrate skills to qualify for an entry-level position as a Web-Page/Web site Developer.

Gainful Employment Disclosure  Career Snapshot


Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement

Required Units: 19

Recommended sequence:

Semester I

  • CIS 010 - Introduction to Information Systems (3)
  • CIS 012 - Introduction to Programming (3)

Semester II

  • CIS 192 - Introduction to Web Authoring (3)
  • CIS 193 - Web Applications Using Javascript (3)

Semester III

  • CIS 197 - Web Applications Using PHP & MYSQL (3)
  • CIS 199 - Web Scripting and Web Server Security (3)
  • CIS 020 - Independent Study (1)

Recommended Electives

  • ENGL 100 - Reading and Writing Skills (4)
  • CIS 031 - Database Systems (3)
  • CIS 062 - Introduction to Systems Analysis (3)

Download Requirements


Earn an Associate of Science Degree With Your Certificate of Achievement

An AS Degree prepares you with the unique skills needed to enter a specialized career field. Earned in conjunction with a Certificate of Achievement, it will open up further opportunities for career advancement.

To earn your AS degree, you will need to complete the general education requirements for an AS degree in addition to the above listed Certificate of Achievement Requirements.

Download AS Degree Requirements