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2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Computer Information Technology (Web/Internet Services Awards)
Degree Plan: Basic Web Production Certificate

(Level 1 Certificate)

North Lake campus only

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

Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.BASICWEB.16

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 1301 and ITSC 1405, and problem solving and logic structures as obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experience approved by designated Information Technology personnel.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTS 1311 Design 1 OR 3
+Elective Humanities/Fine Arts (3)
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging 1 3
IMED 1416 Web Design 1 4
Semester Total 10
Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 2415 Web Design 2 OR 4
ARTC 1359 Visual Design for New Media (3)
IMED 2311 Portfolio Development 3
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
Semester Total 13-15
Minimum Hours Required 23-25

+Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.

++Web Design Elective:

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSW 1410 Introduction to Presentation Graphics Software3 4
ITSW 1307 Introduction to Database 3
ITSW 1407 Introduction to Database 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
ARTV 2301 2-D Animation 1 3
ARTV 1341 3-D Animation 1 3
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
ARTV 2330 2-D Animation 2 3
ARTV 2351 3-D Animation 2 3
ARTC 1359 Visual Design for New Media 3
ITSC 1415 Project Management Software 4

1Beginning Web Programming covers client-side programming techniques in JavaScript.

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