2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Internet Development Technologies


INTERNET DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIES -- ADVANCED WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT

(Level 2 Certificate)

El Centro campus only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C2.IDT.ADV.WEB.17

This certificate emphasizes programming. It combines course work from the Internet Development Technologies Core curriculum with courses from the Web Application Development Specialization track to provide a three-semester Web Programming track.

Prerequisites: A working knowledge and understanding of personal computers and operating systems obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1301 or equivalent experience approved by Information Technology personnel.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 1416 Web Design 1 4
ITSE 2417 Java Programming OR 4
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals 1 (4)
ITSC 1416 Linux Installation and Configuration OR 4
ITSC 1405 Introduction to PC Operating Systems (4)
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 2409 Database Programming 4
ITSE 2402 Intermediate Web Programming 4
COSC 1437 Programming Fundamentals 2 OR 4
INEW 2438 Advanced Java Programming (4)
IMED 2415 Web Design 2 OR 4
ITSE 1401 Web Design Tools (4)
Semester Total 16
Course Course Title Credit Hours
INEW 2434 Advanced Web Programming 4
ARTV 2470 Handheld Device Web Application Development 4
ITNW 1274 Managing Web Site Development Projects 2
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking (3)
Semester Total 16
Minimum Hours Required 44

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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INTERNET DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIES--INTERACTIVE MEDIA DEVELOPMENT

(Level 1 Certificate)

El Centro 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.IDT.INACT.MED.17

This certificate integrates text, digital graphics, audio and video materials into a media-rich, Web information space. Areas of study include interactive animations in Flash, PhotoShop, Dreamweaver, and streaming audio and video.

Prerequisites: A working knowledge and understanding of personal computers and operating systems obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1301 or equivalent experience approved by Information Technology personnel.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 1301 Introduction to Digital Media 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging 1 3
+Elective Designated List (three courses) 9-12
++Elective Technical Elective (one course) 1
Semester Total 16-19

+Elective Designated List - Students must select a specific emphasis (Multimedia, 2-D Animation, 3-D Animation, or Video Game Development) to be awarded the certificate.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design 3
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation 3
ARTV 1343 Digital Sound 3
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
ARTV 2341 Advanced Digital Video 3
ARTV 2401 2-D Animation 1 4
IMED 1491 Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design 4
ITNW 1492 Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 4
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design 3
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation 3
ARTV 2330 2-D Animation 2 3
ARTV 2401 2-D Animation 1 4
IMED 1345 Interactive Digital Media 1 3
ITNW 1492 Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 4
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTV 1341 3-D Animation 1 3
ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering 1
ARTV 2345 3-D Modeling and Rendering 2 3
ARTV 2351 3-D Animation 2 3
ARTV 2451 3-D Animation 2 4
GAME 1409 Introduction to Animation Programming 4
Course Course Title Credit Hours
GAME 1394 Special Topics in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 3
GAME 1403 Introduction to Game Design and Development 4
GAME 1409 Introduction to Animation Programming 4
GAME 1494 Special Topics in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects 4
GAME 2342 Game Development Using C++ 3

++Technical Elective - student must select a one-credit hour course shown below:

Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 1191 Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design 1
ITCC 1191 Special Topics in System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager 1
ITNW 1192 Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 1
ITSC 1171 Introduction to Computers 1
ITSC 1191 Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General 1
ITSE 1191 Special Topics in Computer Programming 1
ITSY 1191 Special Topics in Information Technology/Security 1

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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INTERNET DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIES

(Associate of Applied Science Degree)

El Centro campus only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: Individual degree plan codes(s) have been assigned to a specific track(s) within this degree plan.

This associate degree is designed to provide specialized training for work on corporate, Website development teams. The program includes one semester of Internet Development Technologies core curriculum, followed by three semesters of study in one of three specialization tracks: Site System Administration, Web Application Development, or Interactive Media Development.

Provides training in the configuration, maintenance and management of server technologies utilized in the delivery of complex web services. Areas of study include installing and configuring Windows, UNIX/Linux, Macintosh OS, monitoring and securing Web site servers.

Provides training in the use of object-oriented programming tools to construct interactive, database driven publishing and Internet Marketing Systems. Areas of study include object oriented programming, Visual Basic, JAVA, JavaScript, XHTML and HTML5/CSS3, creating and maintaining Microsoft SQL Server, UNIX/Linux, Active Server Pages, and databases.

Provides training in the integration of text, digital graphics, audio and video materials into a media-rich, Web information space. Areas of study include interactive animations in Flash, PhotoShop, Dreamweaver, and streaming audio and video.

Prerequisites: A working knowledge and understanding of personal computers and operating systems obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1301 or equivalent experience approved by Information Technology personnel.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 1416 Web Design 1 4
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
+++Elective Speech Elective 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
Semester Total 13

NOTE: After completing Semester 1, the student will select a specialization track and complete all courses in Semesters 2, 3, and 4.

(Degree Plan Code: AAS.IDT.SITE.ADM)

Semester 1 Curriculum Total 13
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
ITNW 1408 Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems 4
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging 1 3
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3
+Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
Semester Total 17
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSC 1425 Personal Computer Hardware 2 4
ITSC 1405 Introduction to PC Operating Systems 2 4
ITSY 1400 Fundamentals of Information Security 4
ITSC 1480 Cooperative Education-Computer and Information Sciences, General 4
Semester Total 16
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSC 2439 Personal Computer Help Desk Support 4
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
ITSE 1329 Programming Logic and Design 3
ITMT 2405 Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure 4
Semester Total 14
Site Administration Specialization AAS Minimum Hours Required 60

 

(Degree Plan Code: AAS.IDT.WEBAPPL.17)

Semester 1 Curriculum Total 13
Course Course Title Credit Hours
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing 3
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals 1 4
IMED 2415 Web Design 2 4
+Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
++++Elective Technical Elective (one course) 1
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 2402 Intermediate Web Programming 4
ITSC 1405 Introduction to PC Operating Systems OR 4
ITSE 2409 Database Programming (4)
COSC 1437 Programming Fundamentals 2 4
++++Elective Technical Elective (one course) 1
++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
Semester Total 16
Course Course Title Credit Hours
INEW 2434 Advanced Web Programming 4
ARTV 2470 Handheld Device Web Application Development 4
ARTV 2471 Android Application Programming 4
COSC 2436 Programming Fundamentals 3 4
Semester Total 16
Web Application Development Specialization AAS Minimum Hours Required 60

 

(Degree Plan Code: AAS.IDT.INTERACT.17)

Semester 1 Curriculum Total 13
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSC 1405 Introduction to PC Operating Systems 4
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging 1 3
IMED 1301 Introduction to Digital Media 3
ARTV 2401 2-D Animation 1 4
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design 3
Semester Total 17
Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 1345 Interactive Digital Media 1 OR 3
ARTV 2330 2-D Animation 2 (3)
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
ARTV 1341 3-D Animation 1 OR 3
ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering 1 (3)
+++++Elective Technical Elective (one course) 3
+Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
++++Elective Technical Elective (one course) 1
ITNW 1274 Managing Web Site Development Projects 2
ARTV 2345 3-D Modeling and Rendering 2 OR 3
ARTV 2351 3-D Animation 2 (3)
IMED 2311 Portfolio Development 3
+++++Elective Technical Elective (one course) 3
++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
Semester Total 15
Interactive Media Development Specialization AAS Minimum Hours Required 60

 

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

++Social/Behavioral Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Social/Behavioral Science.

+++Speech Elective - must be selected from the following:

Course Course Title Credit Hours
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking 3
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication 3

 

++++Technical Elective - must be selected from the one-credit hour courses below:

Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 1191 Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design 1
ITCC 1191 Special Topics in System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager 1
ITNW 1192 Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 1
ITSC 1171 Introduction to Computers 1
ITSC 1191 Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General 1
ITSE 1191 Special Topics in Computer Programming 1
ITSY 1191 Special Topics in Information Technology/Security 1

 

+++++Technical Elective - must be selected from the three-credit hour courses below:

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation 3
ARTV 2341 Advanced Digital Video 3
IMED 2313 Project Analysis and Design 3
IMED 2315 Web Design 2 3

1All students must complete Semester 1 Program Core Curriculum, select a specialization track (Site System Administration, Web Application Development, or Interactive Media Development) and complete all courses in Semesters 2, 3, and 4 within that specialization.

2The program also provides preparatory training for a variety of industry certification examinations. Credit-by-exam may be given and course substitutions made for those who have acquired and hold a current A+ and/or Network+ certification.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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INTERNET DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIES -- INTERNET MARKETING

(Level 1 Certificate)

El Centro campus only

ECC-Deactivated September 1, 2018

  • 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.IDT.MRKT.17

This certificate provides training in emphasizes online web marketing solutions that are prevalent in today's business environment. Areas of study include project analysis and design, marketing research, and managing web site development projects.

Prerequisites: A working knowledge and understanding of personal computers and operating systems obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1301 or equivalent experience approved by Information Technology personnel.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 1301 Introduction to Digital Media 3
IMED 1416 Web Design 1 4
ITSE 1429 Programming Logic and Design OR 4
ITSC 1415 Project Management Software (4)
ITNW 1274 Managing Web Site Development Projects 2
MRKG 2312 e-Commerce Marketing 3
Semester Total 16
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 2409 Database Programming 4
IMED 2313 Project Analysis and Design 3
INEW 2320 Web Analytics 3
Semester Total 10
Minimum Hours Required 26

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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INTERNET DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIES -- OS ADMINISTRATION CERTIFICATE

(Level 1 Certificate)

El Centro 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.IDT.OS.ADMIN.17

This certificate provides training in fundamental skills required for Operating System (OS) deployment, administration, and maintenance. Areas of study include Open Source, Microsoft, Oracle, IIS, and Apache Web Servers, networking, and programming topics.

Prerequisites: A working knowledge and understanding of personal computers and operating systems obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1301 or equivalent experience approved by Information Technology personnel.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
ITSC 1416 Linux Installation and Configuration OR 4
ITSC 1405 Introduction to PC Operating Systems (4)
Semester Total 8
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITNW 1408 Implementing and Supporting Client Operation Systems 4
ITSE 2409 Database Programming (4)
Semester Total 8
Course Course Title Credit Hours
EECT 1407 Convergence Technologies OR 4
ITNW 1458 Network (4)
ITMT 2405 Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure 4
Semester Total 8
Minimum Hours Required 24

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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INTERNET DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIES--INFORMATION SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATION

(Level 1 Certificate)

El Centro 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.IDT.INFO.ADM

This certificate provides a foundation in information technologies systems used in delivering digital services. Areas of study include: Information Technology (IT) Essentials, cloud fundamentals such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), networking, security, operating systems (Windows and Linux), client services, and customer relations management support. The graduate will acquire hands-on learning experience and troubleshooting skills necessary to serve as IT support professional.

Developed with input from industry experts (partners), this award also provides training for a variety of industry-recognized certifications, valuable to have in a competitive marketplace. Credit may be earned and course substitutions are permitted for candidates who have acquired certifications such as: A+, Network+, Security+, Linux LPI-1, Google IT Support Professional, Salesforce Certified Administrator and any other certifications related to courses listed in the degree.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3
CPMT 1451 IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software 4
ITSC 2439 Personal Computer Help Desk Support 4
ITNW 1309 Fundamentals of Cloud Computing 3
ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
ITSY 1442 Information Technology Security OR 4
ITSC 1416 Linux Installation and Configuration (4)
Semester Total 22
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
ITSC 1315 Project Management Software 3
CPMT 2350 Industry Certification Preparation 3
ITSC 1480 Cooperative Education-Computer and Information Sciences, General OR 4
ITNW 1492 Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (4)
Semester Total 13
Minimum Hours Required 35

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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INTERNET DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIES--WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT

(Level 1 Certificate)

El Centro 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.IDT.WEBAPPL.17

This certificate emphasizes object-oriented programming tools to construct interactive multimedia rich websites compatible with a variety of delivery methodologies including traditional web browsers as well as handheld mobile devices. Areas of study may include object oriented programming, handheld device SDKs, database driven web solutions, and multimedia interface web presentation.

Prerequisites: A working knowledge and understanding of personal computers and operating systems obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1301 or equivalent experience approved by Information Technology personnel.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 1416 Web Design 1 4
IMED 2415 Web Design 2 OR 4
ITSE 1401 Web Design Tools (4)
+Elective Designated List (three courses) 9-12
Semester Total 17-20
Minimum Hours Required 17-20

+Elective Designated List - Students must select a specific emphasis (Interactive Web Design, Web Programming or Handheld Device) to be awarded the certificate.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging 1 3
IMED 1301 Introduction to Digital Media 3
IMED 1345 Interactive Digital Media 1 3
IMED 1491 Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design 4

 

Course Course Title Credit Hours
GAME 1409 Introduction to Animation Programming 4
IMED 1491 Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design 4
INEW 1440 ASP.NET Programming 4
INEW 2434 Advanced Web Programming 4
ITSE 2402 Intermediate Web Programming 4
ITSE 2409 Database Programming 4

 

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTV 2470 Handheld Device Web Application Development 4
ARTV 2471 Android Application Programming 4
IMED 1491 Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design 4
ITSE 2410 iOS Application Programming 4

 

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