Web Development

The internet is a series of interconnected computer networks that allow many computers to communicate with each other globally using a set of conventions known as protocols. The web is a layer on the internet that utilizes protocols to interlink and serve content.  Web developers are developers who specialize in applications for the Web. Some of the programming languages that web developers currently use include Java, C++, C#, VB.net., HTML, and CSS.

Program Offered At
Potential Industry Certifications / Credentials

  • Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Web Communication Using Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Rich Media Communication Using Adobe Flash
  • Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Visual Communication Using Adobe Photoshop

Areas of Study

  • Students take challenging courses and learn relevant technical skills needed to prepare for further education and entry-level web development/internet careers.
  • Hands-on classroom and lab activities improve student skill proficiency and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employ-ability skills, and technical skills related to web development and internet technologies using the latest industry tools.
  • Students learn how to design and maintain websites, including site layout and function.
  • Students must understand how to craft a user-friendly design with intuitive navigation, organized content, and integrated graphics and audio.
  • Content also includes concepts regarding monitoring a website’s capacity and performance, and ensuring that a business’s products and/or services are marketed to the intended audience.
  • Students will have the opportunity to earn related industry-recognized certifications.

This program supports students' college and career readiness. Students are college and career ready when they have the knowledge, skills, and academic preparation needed to enroll and succeed in college credit-bearing courses within an associate or bachelor degree program without the need for remediation. Students need these same attributes and levels of achievement to enter and succeed in post-secondary workforce education or to enter a career path offering a living wage and future advancement.