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Degree Plans - Computer Information Technology (Web/Internet Services Awards) - Basic Web Production Certificate (Archived)


(Level I Certificate)

Eastfield and North Lake only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.BASIC.WEB.09

This certificate will provide education and training for individuals who would like to explore basic techniques of web design in order to use the Internet as a communications medium. This program introduces students to Web Design through basic and advanced web design techniques, introductory web programming, digital imaging for the web, and design principals. It is available on-campus or online. All of the courses in this certificate are applicable to the Associate in Applied Sciences Degree in Web Production and Design.

Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 and ITSC 1405, and problem solving and logic structures as obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experience approved by designated Information Technology personnel.



ARTS 1311 2-D Design 3
ARTC 1402 Digital Imaging I OR 4
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I (3)
IMED 1416 Web Design I OR 4
IMED 1316 Web Design I (3)


IMED 2415 Web Design II OR 4
ARTC 1359 Visual Design for New Media (3)
ITNW 2454 Internet/Intranet Server 4
ITSE 1411 Beginning Web Programming1 OR 4
ITSE 2402 Intermediate Web Programming2 OR (4)
ITSE 1406 PHP Programming (4)
+Elective Web Design Elective 3-4
Minimum Hours Required 23-27

+Web Design Elective:

ITSW 1410 Introduction to Presentation Graphics Software3 4
ITSW 1307 Introduction to Database 3
ITSW 1407 Introduction to Database 4
INEW 1470 Web Animation and Interactivity 4
INEW 2334 Advanced Web Programming 3
ITSE 1301 Web Design Tools 3
ITSE 1401 Web Design Tools 4
ITSE 1491 Special Topics in Computer Programming 4
ITSE 1456 Extensible Markup Language (XML) 4
ARTV 2301 2-D Animation I 3
ARTV 1341 3-D Animation I 3
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
ARTV 2330 2-D Animation II 3
ARTV 2351 3-D Animation II 3

1Beginning Web Programming covers client-side programming techniques. Languages will vary but may include JavaScript, ActionScript, or other programming languages.

2Intermediate Web Programming covers server-side programming techniques. Languages will vary but may include ASP, ASP.NET, PHP, ColdFusion, or other languages.

3Introduction to Presentation Graphics Software (Local title: Web Multimedia). Course will cover how to develop and integrate graphics, video, sound, and PowerPoint presentations into web pages and web applications.

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