El Centro College - Degree Plans - Internet Development Technologies - Internet Development Technologies AAS
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Degree Plans - Internet Development Technologies - Internet Development Technologies AAS

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(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)

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

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 four specialization tracks: Web Site System Administration, Web Application Development, Interactive Media Development, or Internet Marketing.

Web Site System Administration track 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.

Web Application Development track 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 & HTML5/CSS3, creating and maintaining Microsoft SQL Server, UNIX/Linux, Active Server Pages, and databases.

Interactive Media Development track 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.

Internet Marketing track provides training in 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.

CREDIT HOURS

PROGRAM CORE CURRICULUM

SEMESTER I

IMED 1416 Web Design I 4
ARTC 1402 Digital Imaging I 4
MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing OR 3
MRKG 2312 e-Commerce Marketing (3)
ITSC 1405 Introduction to PC Operating Systems OR 4
ITSC 1407 UNIX Operating System I OR (4)
ITSC 1416 Linux Installation and Configuration (4)
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
18

NOTE: After completing Semester I, the student will select a specialization track and complete all courses in Semesters II, III, and IV.

WEB SITE SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION SPECIALIZATION1:

(Degree Plan Code: AAS.IDT.WEBSITE.14)

SEMESTER II

ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies OR 4
EECT 1407 Convergence Technologies OR (4)
ITNW 1458 Network+ (4)
ITMT 1473 Windows 7 Configuration OR 4
ITNW 1408 Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems (4)
ITSY 1400 Fundamentals of Information Security 4
+Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
15

SEMESTER III

ITSC 1425 Personal Computer Hardware OR 4
CPMT 1451 IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software (4)
ITSY 1442 Information Technology Security 4
ITSE 1345 Introduction to Oracle SQL 3
++Elective MATH Elective 3
14

SEMESTER IV

ITSE 2356 Oracle Database Administration I 3
ITMT 2471 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 4
+++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
13
Web Site System Administration Specialization AAS Minimum Hours Required 60

WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIZATION1:

(Degree Plan Code: AAS.IDT.WEBAPPL.14)

SEMESTER II

ITSE 1429 Programming Logic and Design OR 4
ITSC 1415 Project Management Software (4)
ITSE 1432 Introduction to Visual Basic.Net Programming OR 4
ITSE 2417 Java Programming OR (4)
GAME 1403 Introduction to Game Design and Development (4)
ITSE 2402 Intermediate Web Programming OR 4
IMED 2415 Web Design II (4)
+Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
15

SEMESTER III

ITSE 2409 Database Programming 4
INEW 1440 ASP.NET Programming OR 4
ITSE 2434 Advanced Visual Basic.NET Programming OR (4)
INEW 2438 Advanced Java Programming OR (4)
GAME 1409 Introduction to Animation Programming (4)
ITNW 1274 Managing Web Site Development Projects 2
++Elective MATH Elective 3
13

SEMESTER IV

INEW 2434 Advanced Web Programming 4
ITSE 2410 iOS Application Programming OR 4
ARTV 2470 Handheld Device Web Application Development OR (4)
ARTV 2471 Android Application Programming (4)
+++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
14
Web Application Development Specialization AAS Minimum Hours Required 60

INTERACTIVE MEDIA DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIZATION1:

(Degree Plan Code: AAS.IDT.INTERACT.14)

SEMESTER II

IMED 1301 Introduction to Digital Media 3
ARTV 2401 2-D Animation I 4
Elective Any three-credit ARTC, ARTV, COSC, GAME, IMED, INEW, OR ITSE course 3
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design OR 3
GAME 1303 Introduction to Game Design and Development (3)
13

SEMESTER III

IMED 1345 Interactive Digital Media I OR 3
ARTV 2330 2-D Animation II (3)
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
ARTV 1341 3-D Animation I OR 3
ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering I (3)
+Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
++Elective MATH Elective 3
15

SEMESTER IV

ITNW 1274 Managing Web Site Development Projects 2
#ARTV 2345 3-D Modeling and Rendering II OR 3
#ARTV 2351 3-D Animation II (3)
IMED 2311 Portfolio Development 3
+++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
14
Interactive Media Development Specialization AAS Minimum Hours Required 60

INTERNET MARKETING SPECIALIZATION1:

(Degree Plan Code: AAS.IDT.INTERMRKT.14)

SEMESTER II

IMED 1301 Introduction to Digital Media 3
ITSE 1429 Programming Logic and Design OR 4
ITSC 1415 Project Management Software (4)
Elective Any ARTC, ARTV, BCIS, COSC, CPMT, EECT, GAME, IMED, INEW, ITCC, ITMC, ITMT, ITNW, ITSC, ITSE, ITSW, OR ITSY course 4
+Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
14

SEMESTER III

ITNW 1274 Managing Web Site Development Projects 2
ITSE 2409 Database Programming 4
INEW 2320 Web Analytics 3
MRKG 2348 Marketing Research and Strategies OR 3
BMGT 2347 Critical Thinking and Problem Solving OR (3)
BMGT 2341 Strategic Management (3)
++Elective MATH Elective 3
15

SEMESTER IV

IMED 2313 Project Analysis and Design 3
Elective Any ARTC, ARTV, BCIS, COSC, CPMT, EECT, GAME, IMED, INEW, ITCC, ITMC, ITMT, ITNW, ITSC, ITSE, ITSW, or ITSY course 4
+++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
13
Internet Marketing Specialization AAS Minimum Hours Required 60

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

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

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

1All students must complete Semester I Program Core Curriculum, select a specialization track (Web Site System Administration, Web Application Development, Interactive Media Development, or Internet Marketing) and complete all courses in Semesters II, III, and IV within that specialization.

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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.