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Web Development A.S. Degree

  • AS iconLearn to develop websites

    Our Web Development A.S. degree gives you a foundation in Web basics like HTML, CSS, database techniques, systems analysis, LAN concepts and image optimization. You also complete an internship and a portfolio with this degree, giving you invaluable experience. With this degree, you will be prepared for a career in Web design and management.

  • What You Will Learn

    • HTML, CSS and JavaScript
    • Website architecture and development
    • Interactive graphics, including image optimization
    • Website marketing plan, budget and project tracking
    • Search engine optimization
    • 508 accessibility requirements
  • Web Development
    Associate in Science

    WEBSDM-AS

    Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2017 (535)

    The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2017 (535), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.



    Program Leadership Information

    John Long, Acting Dean, 727- 341-4620
    Chrissy Risberg, Academic Chair, 727-712-5815

    Program Summary

    This program provides the student the ability to structure web site platforms using the most recent versions of web application tools and to develop web pages and/or web sites combining interactive graphics, image optimization, 508 accessibility requirements and ecommerce techniques. Also the student will learn to develop complex web sites using artistic and technical abilities, while ensuring the needs of the business environment.

    The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
    o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
    o suggested course when more than one option exists
    o which semester each course is typically offered
    o if the course has a prerequisite
    o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

    If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

    If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

    Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

    Florida CIP Code

    1511080102:

    Federal CIP Code

    11.0801: Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design.

    Job Related Opportunities

    • Web Developer
    • Web Administrator

    Graduation Rules

    Minimum grade of "C" required in all Support and Major courses.

    AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
    Communications - Composition

    Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Composition I coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required. This requirement must be completed within the first 24 credits of coursework toward the AS degree.3

    AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
    Communications - Speech

    Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Speech coursework . Minimum grade of "C" required.3

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    AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
    Social and Behavioral Sciences

    Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Social and Behavioral Sciences coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required.3

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    AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
    Humanities and Fine Arts

    Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Humanities and Fine Arts coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required.3

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    AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
    Mathematics

    Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Mathematics coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required.3

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    AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
    Computer/Information Literacy Competency

    Competency may be demonstrated by completing the Computer Information and Literacy Exam (CGS 1070T) OR by successful completion of one of the approved Computer/Information Literacy Competency courses. No minimum credits required.

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    AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
    Ethics

    Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Ethics coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required.3

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    AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
    Enhanced World View

    Complete at least one 3-credit course intended to enhance the student's world view in light of an increasingly globalized economy. Minimum grade of "C" required. In some cases, this course may also be used to satisfy another General Education Requirement.

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    SUPPORT COURSES
    Complete 15 credits

    COP 1000Introduction to Computer Programming3
    CNT 1000Local Area Network Concepts3
    aCGS 1309Computer and Information Technology Concepts3
    CGS 1874Interactive Web Media Tools3
    CTS 2433SQL Database Design & Programming3

    MAJOR CORE COURSES
    Complete 30 credits

    CGS 1831Web Foundations/Essentials3
    CGS 2651Social Media and Web Technologies3
    CGS 2823Advanced Web Site Development3
    COP 2801JavaScript3
    COP 2844Server-Side JavaScript3
    COP 2803Client-Side JavaScript3
    CGS 2940Web Development Internship3
    COP 1842Developing Web Sites Using PHP/MYSQL3
    COP 2843Advanced PHP/MySQL3
    CTS 2106Fundamentals of the Linux/Unix Operating Environment3

    a Satisfies general education computer literacy requirement.

    Total Credits63
  • Careers

    Employment of Web developers is expected to grow as e-commerce continues to grow. Online purchasing is expected to continue to grow faster than the overall retail industry, as retail firms expand their online offerings.

    Our programs prepare you for entry-level work as:

    Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Continuing your education

    Our Web Development Specialist Certificate transfers to our A.S. in Web Development, which in turn transfers to our Bachelor's degree in Technology Development and Management.

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