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Major: 3029
First Term: 2019 Spring   
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 60
CIP Code: 11.0801
Occupational Area: Information Technology

Instructional Council: Computer Information Systems (12)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 15-1134, 27-1014, 27-1024 


Description: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Web Design Technologies program is developed to prepare students to design, create and administer interactive and professional web sites. Courses focus on "hands-on" experience with web page navigation, web publishing, web graphics preparation, database design and development, and e-commerce solutions, including storefront setup. The program focuses on user interface technologies such as Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and JavaScript. Potential job opportunities, upon program completion, include web designer, web marketing manager, web manager or e-commerce manager. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Web Design Technologies is also available.

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester



Required Courses
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems 3
CIS117DM Microsoft Access: Database Management 3
CIS120DB Computer Graphics: Adobe Illustrator 3
CIS120DF Adobe Photoshop Level I: Digital Imaging 3
CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I 3
+ CIS166AA Introduction to JavaScript 3
+ CIS220DF Adobe Photoshop Level II: Advanced Digital Imaging 3
+ CIS233DA Internet/Web Development Level II 3
+ CIS235 e-Commerce 3
Credits: 27

Program Competencies
1. Demonstrate a working knowledge of computer information systems, fundamental computer concepts and programming techniques. (CIS105)
2. Use the basic elements and components of the Microsoft Access program and analyze common database management problems related to the program. (CIS117DM)
3. Design and create database structures to store, retrieve, update, and display data in a relational database using SQL. (CIS117DM)
4. Apply electronic techniques to create, manipulate and edit images, text, and graphic design. (CIS120DB)
5. Demonstrate the skills necessary to create, view, rearrange and manipulate artwork on layers. (CIS120DF)
6. Create and produce Web pages by applying appropriate design, color, and graphics. (CIS133DA, CIS233DA)
7. Identify and use various Internet/WWW communication, resource discovery, and information retrieval tools. (CIS133DA)
8. Use JavaScripting to control the behavior of web pages. (CIS166AA)
9. Demonstrate sophisticated image compilation and comprehensive use of masks using Adobe Photoshop. (CIS220DF)
10. Design software for Web sites, including client-side script and Common Gateway Interface (CGI) scripting. (CIS233DA)
11. Design and create presentations on the Internet`s World Wide Web with the Web`s Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML), and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). (CIS233DA)
12. Identify and use appropriate development tools to design and develop an electronic storefront. (CIS235)
13. Identify and describe current issues and problems related to e-commerce. (CIS235)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: December 11, 2018

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.