Web Programming and Development

Web Programming and Development Course Descriptions

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

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BCA183 Basic Web Design Software

2 credits – This course will show students how to use a web authoring software to enhance and manage professional quality web sites. Students will create a web site containing multimedia elements, publish it, and maintain it.

Lecture Hours: 16 Lab Hours: 32

Pre-requisites: WDV102 Intro to Web Development

BCA232 Multimedia for Web Design

3 credits – This course is designed to show students the tools and methods for using multimedia objects in web development. Media types discussed will include streaming video and audio, animation, inline media, and online chat. Students will create a website that incorporates multimedia elements.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 32

CIS121 Introduction to Programming Logic

3 credits – This course will introduce language independent programming logic design techniques. Students will learn techniques such as flow-charting and pseudo-code to build complete programs that can be translated into modern programming languages. Students will learn to use elements of decision making, looping, control breaks, and arrays. Language independent Object Oriented Programming will be introduced along with other advanced topics.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 32

CIS206 Web Scripting

3 credits – This course is designed to give students experience in creating dynamic web sites. Students will use JavaScript to add interactivity to web site. Students will explore the Document Object Model as well as advanced techniques.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 32

Pre-requisites: A minimum grade of D in CIS231 PHP Programming and CIS215 Server Side Web Programming.

CIS215 Server Side Web Programming

3 credits – This course is designed to give the student the tools and the knowledge to program using the web programming language ASP.NET as a server side language. This course goes over the syntax and usage of the language. This course will introduce the basics of web applications.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 32

Pre-requisites: A minimum grade of D in WDV102 Introduction to Web Development, WDV105 Web Layouts, and CIS121 Introduction to Programming Logic,

Co-requisites: A minimum grade of D in MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts.

CIS217 Data Driven Web Page

3 credits – This course is designed to give the student the tools and the knowledge to program a web application using PHP and MySQL. This course covers advanced topics such as administration pages for the web site for the management of the web application. This course is a continuation of CIS231 PHP Programming.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 32

Pre-requisites: A minimum grade of D in CIS215 Server Side Web Programming.

CIS225 Advanced Server Side Web Programming

3 credits – This course will build on the skills learned from Server Side Web Programming. This course will work with advanced topics in Active Server Pages. Students will be expected to create entire web sites using information learned in this course. A practical hands-on approach will be utilized.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 32

Pre-requisites: A minimum grade of D in CIS215 Server Side Web Programming.

CIS231 PHP Programming

3 credits – This course is designed to give the student the tools and the knowledge to program using the web programming language PHP as a server side language. This course goes over the syntax and usage of the language. This course will introduce the basics of web applications.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 32

Pre-requisites: A minimum grade of D in WDV102 Introduction to Web Development, WDV105 Web Layouts, and CIS121 Introduction to Programming Logic.

Co-requisites: A minimum grade of D in MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts.

CIS234 Web Site Administration

3 credits – This course is designed to introduce students to the various platforms that support the servicing websites. Students will install HTTP, FTP, and SMTP servers, configure the services, and tune the servers for performance. Students will also host and maintain several websites on a server.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 32

Pre-requisites: WDV102 Intro to Web Development

CIS249 Web Languages

3 credits – This course is designed to give the student an exploration of other web languages used on the web and learn the basics of those languages.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 32

Pre-requisites: A minimum grade of D in CIS215 Server Side Web Programming and CIS231 PHP Programming.

CIS274 E-Commerce Design

3 credits – This course will introduce students to using the Internet as a medium for marketing, sales, and support of a product. Students will learn how to adapt a traditional business model to an electronic model.

Lecture Hours: 16 Lab Hours: 32

Pre-requisites: CIS206 Web Scripting

CIS355 Database Design and Management

4 credits – This course will introduce students to data management using databases. this includes database design, normalization/optimization, relationships, security, and database management systems.

Lecture Hours: 48 Lab Hours: 32

COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace

3 credits – This course focuses on composition and editing of curriculum-specific technical and business-related writing projects. Instruction includes formatting, information gathering, document drafting, editing, and written employment strategies.

Lecture Hours: 48

ENG105 Composition I

3 credits – This course emphasizes fluency, thesis-driven organization, the use of supporting details, and research techniques. Writing is approached as a recursive process that includes prewriting strategies, drafting, revising, and editing. The course helps students shape writing to serve readers' needs and define a sense of purpose in their writing. It also gives students strategies for reading college-level material.

Lecture Hours: 48

GRA150 Introduction to Web Design

3 credits – This course will help students learn the basic concepts of web page design. Students will learn how to use the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Dynamic HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and other tools to create multimedia web pages.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 32

MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts

3 credits – This is a one semester liberal arts mathematics course that satisfies the minimum general education requirement for math. The course is designed to impart math skills which are helpful in everyday life as well as to expose students to areas of mathematics they may not have seen before. Topics include problem-solving skills, set theory, algebra, consumer mathematics, probability, and statistics. Other topics may be included.

Lecture Hours: 48

Pre-requisites: MAT063 Elementary Algebra or equivalent COMPASS score

MAT122 College Algebra

5 credits – Begins a two semester sequence to prepare students for the calculus sequence. The central theme is the concept of functions, their properties, graphs and applications. Functions studied include polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions.

Lecture Hours: 80

Pre-requisites: MAT102 Intermediate Algebra or equivalent COMPASS score

MAT128 Precalculus

4 credits – This one-semester pre-calculus course is intended for the student with a solid algebra background who intends to take calculus. It is also beneficial (but not required) for the student to have a background in trigonometry. The course will emphasize functions using an analytical, numerical, and graphical approach. The student will study linear, polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions along with their applications.

Lecture Hours: 64

Pre-requisites: Appropriate Placement Test Scores: ACT Math Score of 25 OR Compass Score of 51-100 in the College Algebra Domain or 31-50 in the Trigonometry Domain.

Other Requirements: Successful completion (C or better) of three years of high school mathematics including two years of algebra and one year of geometry and/or trigonometry, or appropriate mathematics placement score.

MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry

3 credits – This course is the second course of a two-semester pre-calculus sequence. Topics include trigonometry and applications, vectors, analytic geometry, and polar and parametric equations.

Lecture Hours: 48

Pre-requisites: MAT122 College Algebra

MAT156 Statistics

3 credits – This course is a study of descriptive statistics including graphical representation, central tendency, correlation and regression, intuitive treatment of probability, and inferential statistics including hypothesis testing.

Lecture Hours: 48

Pre-requisites: MAT063 Elementary Algebra or appropriate placement score.

MAT210 Calculus I

4 credits – This course is the first in a calculus sequence. The course covers topics including functions and their graphs, limits, derivatives and applications of differentiation, and integrals.

Lecture Hours: 64

Pre-requisites: MAT134 Trigonometry & Analytic Geometry and three years of high school mathematics including trigonometry

MAT216 Calculus II

4 credits – This course is a continuation of MAT-210 Calculus I. The course covers topics including integration techniques related to surface areas and volumes, infinite series, conic sections, parametric equations, and polar coordinates.

Lecture Hours: 64

Pre-requisites: MAT210 Calculus I or equivalent

MAT219 Calculus III

4 credits – This course is a continuation of MAT-216 Calculus II. The course covers topics including integration and differentiation techniques related to vectors, vector-valued functions, functions of several variables, multiple integration, and vector analysis.

Lecture Hours: 64

Pre-requisites: MAT216 Calculus II or equivalent

MGT110 Small Business Management

3 credits – This course is a study of current theory and practices in creating and running a small business. The course includes the study of management functions as well as a discussion of business startup, including the creation of a business plan.

Lecture Hours: 48

NET109 A+ Certification Prep

4 credits – This course will teach basic knowledge of operating systems (Windows 9x, Windows NT 4.0 Workstation, Windows 2000, Windows Me, and Windows XP). This course will teach the important knowledge and skills necessary to competently install, build, configure, upgrade, troubleshoot, and repair personal computer compatible hardware including troubleshooting basic network and internet connectivity, dial-up, DSL, and cable. Additionally, this course will also cover the latest memory, bus, peripherals, and wireless technologies.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 64

PSY102 Human and Work Relations

3 credits – This course studies self and social behavior. Emphasis is placed on the understanding and application of social science theories and research for the development of effective interpersonal and organizational relationships.

Lecture Hours: 48

PSY111 Introduction to Psychology

3 credits – This course provides an introduction to the study of behavior with emphasis in the areas of learning, cognition, motivation, personality, behavioral disorder, therapy, and social influence. An understanding of the impact of both theoretical perspectives and experimental evidence on the formulation of the science of human behavior is also stressed. Psychological theories and principles are utilized to explain and predict behavior.

Lecture Hours: 48

SOC110 Introduction to Sociology

3 credits – This course surveys the basic principles, concepts, and research findings of social life from small groups to societies. The course examines a range of sociological explanations for the various forms of social behaviors and establishes a basis for reflection and further study in the field.

Lecture Hours: 48

SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication

3 credits – This course presents elements of the oral communications process with emphasis in developing public speaking skill. Students will be involved in activities that provide opportunity for the understanding and improvement of their oral communication skills.

Lecture Hours: 48

WDV102 Introduction to Web Development

3 credits – This course introduces the current standard of HTML and discusses upcoming versions. Students will learn the basics of CSS for design and layout using both text and multimedia. Website maintenance cycles and roles used in the cycles will be introduced. By using FTP, students will create and maintain small web page on a live web server. By using a text based editor, student will learn to code in an HTML editor rather than just the visual aspect to gain greater control of the code. Best design practices will be introduced.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 32

WDV105 Web Layouts

3 credits – This course is designed to give the student the knowledge of layouts and design of web sites. Students will use a graphic editor, such as Adobe Photoshop, to convert a visual image layout to a working HTML and CSS layout. This course goes over aspects of design to content in making a great web site.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 32

WDV300 Advanced Topics in Web Development

3 credits – This course is designed to give students a more in depth study of web sites. Topics will include security, troubleshooting/debugging, testing, and analytics. The course will help student develop a toolbox of techniques to improve their programming skills for web application development.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 32

Pre-requisites: A minimum grade of C in CIS217 Data Driven Web Page and CIS225 Advanced Server Side Web Programming.

WDV800 Portfolio

3 credits – This course will help students present the best possible portfolio. This course will guide students in picking the right pieces to exemplify their skills. Students will create a portfolio to take job hunting. Students will learn about a number of aspects in job hunting. Students will also do a team based project for their portfolio.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 32

Other Requirements: Instructors consent needed. Must be a fourth semester Web Programming and Development student who is graduating to take this class.

WDV931 Internship

2 credits – This course provides students with the opportunity to gain practical work experience, while applying skills and techniques learned in their program of study, under the supervision of an employer, manager, or supervisor.

Lecture Hours: 0 Co-op Hours: 128

Pre-requisites: A minimum grade of C in CIS231 PHP Programming and CIS215 Server Side Web Programming.

Other Requirements: Instructors consent needed.

WDV931 Internship

2 credits – This course provides students with the opportunity to gain practical work experience, while applying skills and techniques learned in their program of study, under the supervision of an employer, manager, or supervisor.

Lecture Hours: 0 Co-op Hours: 128

Pre-requisites: A minimum grade of C in CIS231 PHP Programming and CIS215 Server Side Web Programming.

Other Requirements: Instructors consent needed.

 

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