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Web Programming and Development

Program Pathway

Web Programming and Development Associate of Science (AAS) Degree

Program Details

Award Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Credits 61
Program Start Fall
Number of Terms 4
Time to Complete 2 years
Course Format Hybrid, Online
Class Meets Evening starting at 5:00pm
Admissions Application Select Academic Program:
Web Programming and Development – AAS (Evening Program)
See Program Admission

Suggested Sequence of Study and Cost

Program Courses

Term 1
  • Database Design and Management
  • Introduction to Programming Logic
  • Introduction to Web Development
Term 2
  • PHP Programming
  • Server Side Web Programming
  • Structured Systems Analysis
  • Web Languages
    Small Business Management
    Web Layouts
    Independent Study
Term 3
  • Advanced Server Side Web Programming
  • Data Driven Web Page
  • Web Scripting
Term 4
  • Internship
  • Portfolio
  • Programming Algorithms
  • Project Development
Electives
  • A+ Certification Prep Course
  • Advanced Topics in Web Development
  • E-Commerce Design
  • Game Development I
  • Independent Study
  • Small Business Management
  • Web Languages
  • Web Layouts
  • Web Site Administration

See the Suggested Sequence of Study for the full list of courses, cost, and additional course details.

You have completed the Web Programming and Development (AAS) degree program. Check out the Computers and Technology continuing education courses to keep up to date in your profession.

Careers

Positions

Graduates find employment in all types of businesses including:

  • Advertising
  • Manufacturing
  • Service
  • Education
  • Distributors
  • Retail
  • Tourism
  • Non-profit
  • Government agencies

Example Careers and Average Wages

Entry Average Experienced
Web Developers $49,450 $69,410 $97,020

Source: 2023 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development — Statewide Wages

Employers

The following is a partial list of employers who have hired graduates from this program:

Business Location
Far Reach Technologies Cedar Falls, IA
Hawkeye Community College Waterloo, IA
Mudd Advertising Waterloo, IA
VGM Forbin Waterloo, IA
Scientific Games Interactive/Williams Interactive SoCaMo Cedar Falls, IA

Program Admission

Step #1: Apply at Hawkeye

  1. Apply for admission at Hawkeye.

  2. Send official transcripts to Admissions.

Step #2: Program Admittance Score Requirement

In order to be eligible for the Web Programming and Development program, all students must meet minimum score requirements in math and literacy. For appropriate college success course placement, work with your program advisor.

Minimum score requirements
ALEKS ACCUPLACER Next Generation ACCUPLACER Classic COMPASS ACT GPA
Math 14 225 Arithmetic
246 Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics (QAS)
63 Arithmetic
56 Elementary Algebra
39 Pre-Algebra 16
Literacy 239 Reading or
240 Writing
58 Reading or
64 Sentence Skills
69 Reading or
41 Writing
16 Reading or
16 English
2.25

The ALEKS Placement Assessment can be taken online. ACCUPLACER Next Generation and ACT can be taken at Hawkeye. ACCUPLACER Classic and COMPASS are no longer offered, but if you've taken either in the past your test scores can be used for program admittance.

Step #3: Program Acceptance

Applicants successfully demonstrating college readiness criteria are eligible for acceptance.

Applicants falling short of successful demonstration of college readiness criteria will be accepted to a Pre-Program. As a pre-program student, you will begin with general education and prerequisite classes. An advisor will help you create an academic plan to meet your program admission requirements. Once you have completed your pre-program coursework contact Admissions.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Program Contacts

Admissions
Email Admissions 319-296-4000 Hawkeye Center 114
Academic/College Success Advisor
Honey Lynn Email Honey Lynn 319-296-4014 ext.1083 Hawkeye Center 208E
Faculty Advisor
MJ Nelson Email MJ Nelson 319-296-2329 ext.1122 Black Hawk Hall 112

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