2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 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 2 Certificate)

Brookhaven and North Lake 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.WEBD.16

This certificate option trains the student to design and develop web pages and web business applications. It prepares the student to enter the workforce as a member of the company web development team for Internet/Intranet applications.

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

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1429 Programming Logic and Design 4
IMED 1316 Web Design 1 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging 1 3
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
Semester Total 13
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1406 PHP Programming OR 4
ITSE 1430 Introduction to C# Programming (4)
ITSW 1307 Introduction to Database OR 3
ITSE 1303 Introduction to MySQL (3)
IMED 2315 Web Design 2 3
+Elective SPCH Elective 3
Semester Total 13
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1411 Beginning Web Programming 4
IMED 2313 Project Analysis and Design 3
INEW 2430 Comprehensive Software Project: Planning and Design 4
Semester Total 11
Minimum Hours Required 37

+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

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COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -- WEB DEVELOPMENT

(Level 1 Certificate)

Brookhaven 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.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 1303 Introduction to MySQL 3
IMED 1416 Web Design 1 4
Semester Total 10
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 1411 Beginning Web Programming 4
IMED 2315 Web Design 2 3
Semester Total 7
Minimum Hours Required 17

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

(Associate of Applied Science Degree)

Brookhaven and North Lake 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: AAS.CIT.WEBPROD.9/12

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 and shopping carts), problem-solving skills, interpersonal workgroup skills, and techniques for delivering video and audio over the Internet.

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
IMED 1316 Web Design 1 3
ITSE 1429 Programming Logic and Design 4
+Elective MATH Elective 3
Semester Total 16
Course Course Title Credit Hours
++Elective SPCH Elective 3
IMED 2315 Web Design 2 OR 3
ARTC 1359 Visual Design for New Media (3)
IMED 2449 Internet Server Management 4
ITSE 1411 Beginning Web Programming 1 4
Elective Web Design Elective 3
Semester Total 17
Course Course Title Credit Hours
+++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
ITSE 1430 Introduction to C# Programming OR 4
ITSE 1406 PHP Programming (4)
IMED 2313 Project Analysis and Design OR 3
IMED 2311 Portfolio Development (3)
ITSW 1307 Introduction to Database OR 3
ITSE 1303 Introduction to MySQL (3)
Semester Total 13
Course Course Title Credit Hours
INEW 1440 ASP.NET Programming OR 4
INEW 2434 Advanced Web Programming (4)
INEW 2430 Comprehensive Software Project: Planning and Design 4
Elective Web Design Elective 3
++++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
Semester Total 14
Minimum Hours Required 60

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

++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

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

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

Web Design Elective:

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 2302 Intermediate Web Programming 2 3
INEW 2334 Advanced Web Programming3 3
ITSE 1301 Web Design Tools 3
ITSE 1391 Special Topics in Computer Programming 3
ARTV 1341 3-D Animation 1 3
ARTV 2301 2-D Animation 1 3
ARTV 2330 2-D Animation 2 3
ARTV 2351 3-D Animation 2 3
IMED 1345 Interactive Digital Media 1 3
IMED 2309 Internet Commerce 3
ITSE 1306 PHP Programming 3
ITSE 2310 iOS Application Programming 3
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design 3
ITSY 1300 Fundamentals of Information Security 3

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.NET, PHP or other languages.

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

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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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