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 -OR-
    Small Business Management -OR-
    Web Layouts -OR-
    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 and Digital Interface Designers $38,800 $65,700 $79,100

Source: 2021 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development

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: Demonstrate College Readiness

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
ACCUPLACER COMPASS ACT ACCUPLACER Next Generation GPA
Math 63 Arithmetic 39 Pre-Algebra 16 255 Arithmetic
246 Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics
2.50
Reading 76 82 19 251 2.80
Writing 64 Sentence Skills 41 16 240 2.50

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
Danielle Jennings Email Danielle Jennings 319-296-4014 ext.1079 Black Hawk Hall 201
Faculty Advisor
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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