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Program: Computer Information Technology (Web/Internet Services Awards)

COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -- WEB DEVELOPER SPECIALIST

(Level 1 Certificate)

Offered on all campuses
  • 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.WEB.DVLPR

The certificate is designed to provide the skills necessary for an entry-level position as a Web Developer. Emphasis is upon the technical development of websites including web authoring using programming languages and software to produce interactive, and dynamic websites and web applications.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1301 Web Design Tools 3
ITSE 1329 Programming Logic and Design 3
ITSE 1303 Introduction to MySQL 3
Semester Total 9
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1311 Beginning Web Programming1 3
ITSC 1316 Linux Installation and Configuration 3
ITSE 1370 Introduction to Python Programming 3
Semester Total 9
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 2317 Java Programming 3
ITSE 2302 Intermediate Web Programming2 3
ITSE 1306 PHP Programming 3
Semester Total 9
Minimum Hours Required 27

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

2Intermediate Web Programming covers programming techniques in JavaScript or other languages.

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COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -- WEB DEVELOPMENT

(Associate of Applied Science Degree)

Offered on all campuses
  • 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: AAS.CIT.WEB.DEV

This degree is designed to provide students with technical and artistic skills required to use the web as an interactive communications medium. Students pursuing this degree will learn basic and advanced page design skills, digital imaging techniques suitable for the web, basic client- and server-side programming methods including form validation, database driven interactive pages, industry aligned software development practices, problem-solving, interpersonal workgroup skills.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging 1 3
ITSE 1301 Web Design Tools 3
ITSE 1329 Programming Logic and Design 3
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
+Elective Mathematics Elective 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 2313 Web Authoring 3
ITSE 1311 Beginning Web Programming1 3
ITSE 1370 Introduction to Python Programming 3
ITSC 1316 Linux Installation and Configuration 3
++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 2302 Intermediate Web Programming2 3
ITSE 1306 PHP Programming 3
ITSE 1303 Introduction to MySQL 3
ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing 3
+++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 2317 Java Programming 3
INEW 2334 Advanced Web Programming3 3
ITSY 1300 Fundamentals of Information Security 3
INEW 2330 Comprehensive Software Project: Planning and Design OR 3
ITSC 1364 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Computer and Information Sciences, General (3)
++++Elective SPCH Elective 3
Semester Total 15
Minimum Hours Required 60

+Mathematics Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Mathematics.

++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.

++++SPCH 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

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

2Intermediate Web Programming covers programming techniques in JavaScript or other languages.

3Advanced Web Programming covers advanced topics in web programming techniques using PHP frameworks or other languages.

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COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -- WEB DEVELOPMENT

(Level 1 Certificate)

Offered on all campuses
  • 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.WEBDEVEL.16

The Web Development Certificate curriculum is designed to provide the skills necessary for an entry-level position as a Web Developer. Emphasis is upon the technical development of websites including networking, database concepts and web authoring using programming languages and software to produce interactive, and dynamic websites and web applications.

Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405, or COSC 1301, or equivalent experience approved by designated Information Technology personnel.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging 1 3
ITSE 1301 Web Design Tools 3
ITSE 1370 Introduction to Python Programming 3
Semester Total 9
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1306 PHP Programming 3
ITSE 1311 Beginning Web Programming 3
ITSE 2313 Web Authoring 3
Semester Total 9
Minimum Hours Required 18

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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