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Web Development Specialist Certificate

  • Web Development Specialist
    Certificate with Financial Aid Eligibility

    WEBDS-CT

    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

    Dr. Sharon Setterlind, SP/G, (727) 341-4724

    Program Summary

    This certificate program is designed to introduce the student to the variety of skills necessary to design and create Web sites. In the initial courses, the student is introduced to HyperText Markup Language (HTML), Cascading Style Sheets for formatting of Web sites, use of HTML editing and Web site development tools, and the concepts of Web site hosting and domain name registration. The student then progresses to more advanced design courses, covering the concepts of site design, marketing, site navigation, and use of Web graphics and animation.

    These courses will apply toward the AS degree in Web Development (WEBSDM-AS).

    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.

    Job Related Opportunities

    • Web Developer
    • Web Production Designer
    • Graphic/Web Designer
    • Front-End Web Designer
    • Web Media Designer

    MAJOR CORE COURSES
    (18 credits) Grade of "C" or better required

    COP 1000Introduction to Computer Programming3
    CGS 1831Web Foundations/Essentials3
    CGS 2651Social Media and Web Technologies3
    CGS 2823Advanced Web Site Development3
    COP 2801JavaScript3
    COP 2803Client-Side JavaScript3
    Total Credits18
  • CT iconWeb development training

    Our Web Development Certificate gives you a foundation in the basic Web technologies of HTML, CSS, website hosting and development and graphics. You can take elective courses in e-commerce, Flash, advanced graphics or JavaScript.

  • What You Will Learn

    • HTML
    • CSS
    • JavaScript
    • Website architecture and development
    • Interactive graphics, including image optimization
    • Website marketing plan, budget and project tracking
  • 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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  • 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