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Web Foundations

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Web Foundations introduces students to designing and developing web pages. This CCL prepares students for entry level web positions. Certificates of Completion (CCL) in Web Design and Web Development are available. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Web Design/Development is also available.


Details iconImportant information you’ll need when applying for admission:
Field of Interest
Computer and Information Technology
Web Foundations (CER)
Total Credits Required
Effective term
Fall 2021

Students must earn a grade of C or better in each course in the program.
Courses within any of the following prefixes must be taken within five (5) years prior to completion of the program to be applied toward this award: AIM, BPC, CIS, CLD, CNT, CSC, ITS, and MST.

What You'll Learn
  • Integrate knowledge of computer information systems, including security, computer concepts, web delivery system architecture, and file management in web design. (CIS105, CIS133DA, CIS136, CIS166AA, CIS233DA, CIS235)
  • Explain the web development life cycle including the planning, designing, developing, testing, publishing, and maintaining of websites. (CIS133DA, CIS136, CIS166AA, CIS233DA, CIS235)
  • Create basic websites using current standards in Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and Javascript. (CIS105, CIS133DA, CIS166AA, CIS233DA)
  • Utilize best practices in user interaction, user experience, accessibility and search engine optimization to build basic websites. (CIS133DA, CIS136, CIS166AA, CIS233DA)
  • Design and implement e-commerce solutions. (CIS105, CIS235)
  • Manipulate digital media content. (CIS120DF, CIS136, CIS220DF)
  • Construct a website using a content management system. (CIS136)
  • Prioritize projects and meet deadlines. (CIS120DF, CIS136, CIS166AA, CIS220DF, CIS235)
  • Demonstrate industry accepted professional, legal, and ethical practices. (CIS105, CIS120DF, CIS133DA, CIS136, CIS233DA, CIS235)
  • Communicate professionally in formal and informal situations. (CIS105, CIS120DF, CIS133DA, CIS136, CIS166AA, CIS233DA, CIS235)
  • Explain the need for collaboration in the web industry. (CIS133DA, CIS233DA)
Career Opportunities
Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems3
CIS120DFAdobe Photoshop Level I: Digital Imaging3
CIS133DAInternet/Web Development Level I3
CIS136Content Management Systems: WordPress3
CIS166AAIntroduction to Javascript3
CIS233DAInternet/Web Development Level II3

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