Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2017-2018

Web Technologies

Business & Information Technology

203 Nielsen Hall

319-398-5416

www.kirkwood.edu/businessdept

Entry time
Fall, Spring, Summer

Award
Associate of Applied Science degree
2 years (5 terms including summer)
Certificates options

Web Technologies provides students with the opportunity to pursue an associate degree built on a strong base of Web-related course work, tailored to the student's individual interest with one of three elective emphasis areas. For those who do not presently need or have time to complete a degree, there are also two shorter certificate options available.

This degree appeals to students with a range of interests connected with the Web. Students begin with a set of basic courses covering HTML and CSS, Web media, and introductory computer and programming skills. As the program progresses, students learn various aspects of Web design and development through courses emphasizing the workflow associated with the planning process, site design and the use of standard technologies, such as content management systems, to provide client solutions. Students also consider the business side of the Web development through courses in marketing and e-commerce, learning about current topics such as Web analytics and search engine optimization along with payments, catalogs and shopping carts. The use of scripting, PHP and databases is also included.

Web Development emphasis options: For students wishing to go further with programming, two elective concentrations are offered. The first emphasizes the Java programming language and culminates in a course in creating dynamic interactions with Java Server Pages. The second, based on Microsoft technology, emphasizes the Visual Basic language and culminates in the use of ASP.NET for providing dynamic pages and Web services. Both options include a course in client-side scripting.

Web Graphic Design emphasis option: For students wishing to focus on design, there is an elective concentration in Web graphic design, which includes an additional course in digital layout, alongside courses covering several professional graphics tools, including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Flash.

Career opportunities: digital developer; Web editor; eBusiness Web designer; Web graphics designer; information technology designer; Web marketing specialist; interactive marketer; website content manager; multimedia/Web specialist; Web software developer; Web application developer; Web systems manager.

Degree Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Term 1

CSC-110

Introduction to Computers

3

CIS-207

Fundamentals of Web Programming

3

MAT-102

Intermediate Algebra

4

CIS-121

Introduction to Programming Logic

3

GRA-131

Digital Layout

3

 

 

16

Term 2

BCA-290

Web Design Principles

3

CIS-335

Relational Database Technologies & SQL

3

MKT-110

Principles of Marketing

3

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Emphasis area course

3

MGT-161

Agile Project Management with Scrum

3

 

 

15

Term 3

ENG-105

Composition I

3

PSY-111

Introduction to Psychology OR

3

MGT-145

Human Relations in Management

 

 

 

6

Term 4

CIS-334

PHP/Apache/MySQL

3

CIS-249

Web Languages

3

CIS-290

Web Content and E-Commerce Systems

3

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Emphasis area course

3

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Humanities or History/Cultures course

3

 

 

15

Term 5

BCA-800

Web Technologies Capstone

3

CIS-342

PHP/Apache/MySQL II

3

CIS-280

Client Side Scripting

3

ENG-106

Composition II OR

3

SPC-101

Fundamentals of Oral Communication

 

BUS-290

Employment Search & Workplace Success

1

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Emphasis area course

3

 

 

16

Total program credit hours

68

Emphasis Area Courses

Graphic Design

GRA-127

Illustrator I

3

GRA-140

Digital Imaging

3

GRA-195

Introduction to Web Media

3

Open Source Programming

CIS-171

Java

3

CIS-175

Java II

3

CIS-181

Java III

3

Microsoft Programming

CIS-622

.NET Programming I

3

CIS-624

.NET Programming II

3

CIS-626

.NET Programming III

3

Web Development Certificate Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Term 1

CIS-121

Introduction to Programming Logic

3

CIS-207

Fundamentals of Web Programming

3

CIS-335

Relational Database Technologies & SQl

3

 

 

9

Term 2

BCA-290

Web Design Principles

3

CIS-280

Client Side Scripting

3

CIS-334

PHP/Apache/MySQL

3

 

 

9

Total program credit hours

18

Web Design Certificate Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Term 1

GRA-131

Digital Layout

3

CIS-207

Fundamentals of Web Programming

3

MKT-110

Principles of Marketing

3

 

 

9

Term 2

BCA-290

Web Design Principles

3

CIS-290

Web Content and E-Commerce Systems

3

CIS-249

Web Languages OR

3

GRA-152

Web Design II

 

 

 

9

Total program credit hours

18

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