Academic Catalog

Information Technology, Web Programming, Certificate of Competency (CSWP)

Effective: Fall 2016

The Web Programming Certificate is intended to prepare students to be an entry-level web developer or for further study in computer programming or web development. A junior-level web developer works within a team to create the vision for a client’s website often utilizing design skills, HTML, CSS and jQuery. It is the job of the junior-level programmer to develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs. The Web Programming certificate emphasizes the more popular object-oriented programming languages as well as web development tools and techniques used in business today.

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Apply analytical skills to assess how to solve problems.
  • Apply the process of software development including design, implementation, documentation and testing.
  • Develop web applications using industry standard development tools, techniques, scripting and mark-up languages.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of standard HTML, CSS and responsive web design.

The College will award a certificate of competency to students who complete an approved credit-bearing career program that requires less than 30 credits. General education courses may not be required for programs that have less than 30 credits. The student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. At least six credit hours must be in courses that are awarded grade points.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterHours
DPR 101 Introduction to Computer Science 3
 Hours3
Second Semester
DPR 104 Introduction to Java Programming 3
IMM 120 Web Page Design and Development 3
 Hours6
Third Semester
DPR 214 jQuery/JavaScript 3
DPR 204 Intermediate Java Programming 3
DPR 241 Mobile Web Development 3
 Hours9
 Total Hours18