2022 - 2023 Dallas College Catalog

2022 - 2023 Catalog
Program: Computer Information Technology (Web/Internet Services Awards)

COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -- BASIC WEB PRODUCTION

(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.

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COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -- OPEN SOURCE

(Level 2 Certificate)

Brookhaven 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.CIT.OPENSOUR.9/14

This certificate develops skills and knowledge needed to work in industries that use Open Source Technology for desktop and web application development. Companies such as Oracle, Novell, Apple, Hewlett-Packard, and IBM have made significant investments in open source technology.

Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1301, 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
IMED 1416 Web Design 1 4
ITSE 2417 Java Programming OR 4
ITSE 1411 Beginning Web Programming (4)
ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSC 1416 Linux Installation and Configuration 4
ITSE 1303 Introduction to MySQL 3
ITSE 1406 PHP Programming 4
+Elective Open Source Elective 4
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSY 1400 Fundamentals of Information Security 4
IMED 2449 Internet Server Management 4
IMED 2413 Project Analysis and Design 4
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking (3)
Semester Total 15
Minimum Hours Required 45

+Open Source Elective:

Course Course Title Credit Hours
GAME 1409 Introduction to Animation Programming 4
INEW 2434 Advanced Web Programming 4
INEW 2438 Advanced Java Programming 4
ITSE 2459 Advanced Computer Programming1 4

1Android Programming

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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.WEB.DVLPMT

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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COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -- WEB PRODUCTION AND DESIGN

(Level 2 Certificate)

North Lake College 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.CIT.WEBPROD.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 an interactive communications medium. This program introduces students to Web Design through basic and advanced web design techniques, introductory web programming, digital imaging for the web, web/database operations (such as shopping carts), and basic 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
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging 1 3
ITSE 1429 Programming Logic and Design 4
IMED 1316 Web Design 1 OR 3
IMED 1416 Web Design 1 (4)
ARTS 1311 Design 1 OR 3
+Elective Humanities/Fine Arts (3)
Semester Total 16-17
Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 2315 Web Design 2 OR 3
IMED 2415 Web Design 2 OR (4)
ARTC 1359 Visual Design for New Media (3)
IMED 2449 Internet Server Management 4
ITSE 1411 Beginning Web Programming1 4
ITSW 1307 Introduction to Database OR 3
ITSW 1407 Introduction to Database OR (4)
ITSE 1303 Introduction to MySQL (3)
Semester Total 14-16
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 2402 Intermediate Web Programming2 OR 4
INEW 1440 ASP.NET Programming OR (4)
ITSE 1406 PHP Programming (4)
IMED 2313 Project Analysis and Design OR 3
IMED 2413 Project Analysis and Design OR (4)
IMED 2311 Portfolio Development (3)
++Elective SPCH Elective 3
+++Elective Web Design Elective 3-4
Semester Total 13-15
Minimum Hours Required 43-48

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

++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

+++Web Design Elective:

Course Course Title Credit Hours
INEW 2334 Advanced Web Programming3 3
INEW 2434 Advanced Web Programming3 4
IMED 1345 Interactive Digital Media 1 3
IMED 1445 Interactive Digital Media 1 4
ITSE 1301 Web Design Tools 3
ITSE 1401 Web Design Tools 4
ITSE 1491 Special Topics in Computer Programming 4
ARTC 1359 Visual Design for New Media 3
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
IMED 1359 Writing for Digital 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.

3Advanced Web Programming covers advanced topics in server- or client-side programming. Languages will vary but may include ASP, ASP.NET, PHP or other languages.

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