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

Academic Programs

Career Path

STEM

Start Term

Program Options

Degree, Certificate or Diploma

Locations

Council Bluffs Campus

Program Information

The Web Design and Development A.A.S. program of study focuses on preparing graduates for an entry-level position in front-end web design and back-end web programming and app development.  Students create static and dynamic websites, web applications, and mobile apps from start to finish.  Graduates of the program are awarded an Associate of Applied Studies (A.A.S.) degree.

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.

Wages

  • 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)
CIS 213 - Advanced Client Side Scripting 3.0 Credit(s)
CIS 134 - Web Design 3.0 Credit(s)

Semester Total: 18.0 Credits

Second Semester

CIS 332 - Database and SQL 3.0 Credit(s)
CIS 127 - Introduction to Programming 3.0 Credit(s)
CIS 215 - Server Side Web Programming 3.0 Credit(s)
CIS 227 - Advanced Web Design 3.0 Credit(s)
ENG 110 - Writing For The Workplace 3.0 Credit(s)

Semester Total: 18.0 Credits

Third Semester

WDV 132 - Mobile Application Development 3.0 Credit(s)
CIS 158 - Web e-Business 3.0 Credit(s)
SPC 122 - Interpersonal Communication 3.0 Credit(s)
MAT 743 - Technical Math 1 3.0 Credit(s)

Semester Total: 12.0 Credits

Fourth Semester

CIS 628 - Information Warfare 3.0 Credit(s)
CIS 780 - Computer Projects 3.0 - 6.0 Credit(s)
NET 810 - Computer Internship 1.0 - 8.0 Credit(s)
MGT 195 - Workplace Empowerment 3.0 Credit(s)
HUM 287 - Leadership Development Studies 3.0 Credit(s)

Semester Total: 15.0 Credits

Total Semester Hours Required: 60.0

Notes:

1May substitute MAT 102 or higher

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