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2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Internet Development Technologies
Degree Plan: Internet Development Technologies AAS

(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.