Web Programming and Development


Core Courses

  • Introduction to Web Development
  • Database Design and Management
  • Introduction to Programming Logic
  • Server Side Web Programming
  • PHP Programming
  • Structured Systems Analysis
  • Web Languages
  • Data Driven Web Page
  • Advanced Server Side Web Programming
  • Web Scripting
  • Programming Algorithms
  • Project Development
  • Portfolio
  • Internship
  • Electives — Choose from a variety of electives to meet your career and transfer needs and interests.

Program Details

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 61
Program Start: Fall

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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 and Digital Interface Designers $39,900 $66,300 $79,600

Source: 2020 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development


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

Admissions Requirements

Step #1: Apply at Hawkeye

  1. Complete Hawkeye's online admissions application to apply and be considered for the Web Programming and Development program.

  2. Request to have your transcripts sent to the Admissions office.

Step #2: Basic Skill Competencies

In order to be eligible for the Web Programming and Development program, all students must meet minimum score requirements and/or successfully complete the required college success courses in English, reading, and math with a "C" grade or higher at Hawkeye Community College or comparable courses at another accredited college. For appropriate college success course placement, work with your program advisor.

Minimum score requirements
Math 63 Arithmetic 39 Pre-Algebra 16 255 Arithmetic
246 Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics
Reading 76 82 19 251 2.80
Writing 64 Sentence Skills 41 16 240 2.50

Step #3: Program Acceptance

Applicants meeting the Basic Skill Competencies Requirements criteria are eligible for acceptance.

Applicants not meeting the Basic Skill Competencies Requirements 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.

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Contact Us

Admissions Email Admissions 319-296-4000 Hawkeye Center 114
Academic/College Success Advisor Danielle Jennings Email Danielle Jennings
Schedule an appointment with Danielle Jennings
319-296-2329 ext.1079 Black Hawk Hall 201
Program Advisor Madalene (MJ) Nelson Email MJ Nelson 319-296-2329 ext.1122 Black Hawk Hall 112
Administrative Assistant Cindi Clark Email Cindi Clark 319-296-4021 Black Hawk Hall 101
Dean Robin Galloway Email Robin Galloway 319-296-4292 Tama Hall 110A

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