Computers: Web Design and Development A.A.S.

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Program Information

The Web Design and Development A.A.S. program of study allows students to gain skills in aesthetic web design concepts and technical web coding to become a well-rounded, in-demand candidate in the job market upon graduation. Students will take a unique variety of graphic design and web development courses that prepares students for a rewarding career in several areas of the industry. This includes full-stack skills in front-end user interface and experience (UI/UX) design as well as back-end, server-side development, and database design. 

Students who complete this A.A.S degree will have earned a Computers: Web Design and Coding certificate and Computers: Web Design and Development diploma by completion.

Job Outlook

2,945 Jobs (2020)

+4.5% Change from 2020-2025

What will you do

Web Developers have a bright outlook. There are 100 projected annual job openings in Iowa for a change of +17% and 90 projected annual job openings for a change of +16% through 2026. (O*NET)

Students completing the programs may find jobs in fields such as Designer, Technology Applications Engineer, Web Architect, Web Design Specialist, Web Designer, Web Developer, Web Development Director, Web Development Instructor, and Webmaster.

The Web Design and Coding Certificate, Web Design and Development Diploma, and Web Design and Development Associate of Applied Science programs are designed to place students into the workforce at different entry levels upon completion of each earned credential.


  • Entry: $23.08
  • Average: $34.76
  • Experienced: $70.17

Career Examples

  • Java Developers
  • Information Security Analysts
  • Security Engineers
  • Web Developers
  • Graphic Designers (Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media)
  • Front-End Developers
  • Net Developers
  • Technical Analysts

First Semester

CIS 207 - Fundamentals of Web Programming 3.0 Credit(s)
GRA 104 - Introduction to Graphic Communications 3.0 Credit(s)
WDV 121 - Web Interface Design 3.0 Credit(s)
ART 125 - Digital Media 3.0 Credit(s)

Semester Total: 12.0 Credits

Second Semester

CIS 332 - Database and SQL 3.0 Credit(s)
ENG 110 - Writing For The Workplace 3.0 Credit(s)
CIS 134 - Web Design 3.0 Credit(s)
CIS 213 - Advanced Client Side Scripting 3.0 Credit(s)

Semester Total: 12.0 Credits

Third Semester

CIS 215 - Server Side Web Programming 3.0 Credit(s)
CIS 127 - Introduction to Programming 3.0 Credit(s)
NET 142 - Network Essentials 3.0 Credit(s)
WDV 133 - Mobile Web Apps 3.0 Credit(s)

Semester Total: 12.0 Credits

Total Semester Hours Required: 36.0


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