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Web Application Developer - IB71 Technical Certificate of Credit


Campus Locations: High School

Purpose: Web Design and Development programs prepare individuals to apply HTML, XML, JavaScript, graphics applications, and other authoring tools to the design, editing, and publishing (launching) of documents, images, graphics, sound, and multimedia products on the World Wide Web.

Curriculum: The curriculum includes instruction in Internet theory, web page standards and policies, elements of web page design, user interfaces, vector tools, special effects, interactive and multimedia components, search engines, navigation, morphing, e-commerce tools, and emerging web technologies.

Careers: Website Developer

Requirements:

  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

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Curriculum Outline (35 hours)
Occupational Courses 35
CIST 1305

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None An introductory course that provides problem solving and programming concepts for those that develop user applications. An emphasis is placed on developing logic, troubleshooting, and using tools to develop solutions. Topics include: problem solving and programming concepts, structured programming, the four logic structures, file processing concepts, and arrays.

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CIST 1510

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None Explores the concepts of Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), XML, and HTML following the current standards set by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) for developing inter-linking web pages that include graphical elements, hyperlinks, tables, forms, and image maps.

3
CIST 1520

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): CIST 1510 Co-requisite(s): None In CIST 1520 Scripting Technologies students learn how to use the features and structure of a client side scripting language. Students will also explore the features on server side scripting. Students will develop professional web applications that include special effects, interactive, dynamic, validated, and secure forms.

3
CIST 1601

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None This course provides a broad overview of information security. It covers terminology, history, security systems development and implementation. Student will also cover the legal, ethical, and professional issues in information security.

3
CIST 2510

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): CIST 1510 Co-requisite(s): None In Web Technologies, students will investigate one or more software packages that help automate Web content creation. Students will explore and utilize various features of software packages such as CSS, multimedia incorporation, scripting technologies, form creation, search functionality, advanced image techniques and database connectivity.

3
SQL Option - Choose Two of the Following (4 Hours) 4
CIST 1210

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): CIST 1001 Co-requisite(s): None This course provides an introduction to the Oracle database management system platform and to Structured Query Language (SQL). Topics include database vocabulary, normalization, Oracle DML and DDL statements, SQL Statements, views and constraints.

4
CIST 1220

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None Includes basic database design concepts and solving database retrieval and modification problems using the SQL language. Topics include: database Vocabulary, Relational Database Design, Date retrieval using SQL, Data Modification using SQL, Developing and Using SQL Procedures.

4
Web Technology Options - Choose Two of the Following (8 Hours) 8
CIST 2560

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 4 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): CIST 1305 Co-requisite(s): None CIST 2560 explores W3C and Microsoft .NET programming standards in order to practice various web programming techniques for creating web forms, providing web navigation, and accessing data that produce dynamic interactive web applications. Students may use Microsoft Visual Basic .NET, Microsoft C# .NET, or another .NET language.

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CIST 2570

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 4 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): CIST 1305 Co-requisite(s): None CIST 2570 explores open source W3C programming standards in order to practice various web programming techniques for creating web forms, providing web navigation, and accessing data that produce dynamic interactive web applications. Students may use Java, Perl, PHP, Python, or other open source web programming languages.

4
CIST 2381

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 4 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): CIST 1305 Co-requisite(s): None This course explores mobile guidelines, standards, and techniques. This course includes design and development techniques for multiple mobile devices, platforms, and operating systems. Students will develop mobile applications using state of practice development tools, languages and devices.

4
CIST 2371

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): CIST 1305 Co-requisite(s): None This course is designed to teach the basic concepts and methods of objected-oriented design and Java programming. Use practical problems to illustrate Java application building techniques and concepts. Develop an understanding of Java vocabulary. Create an understanding of where Java fits in the application development landscape. Create an understanding of the Java Development Kit and how to develop, debug, and run Java applications using the JDK. Continue to develop student's programming logic skills. Topics include: JAVA Language History, JAVA Variable Definitions, JAVA Control Structures, JAVA Methods, JAVA Classes, JAVA Objects, and JAVA Graphics.

4
CIST 2311

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): CIST 1305 Co-requisite(s): None Visual Basic I introduces event-driven programming. Common elements of Windows applications will be discussed created and manipulated using Microsoft's Visual Studio development environment. Topics include numeric data types and variables, decision making structures, arrays, validating input with strings and functions, repetition and multiple forms, test files, lists and common dialog controls.

4
CIST 2351

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): CIST 1305 Co-requisite(s): CIST 1510 An introductory PHP programming course that teaches students how to create dynamic websites. Topics include: PHP and basic web programming concepts, installing PHP, embedding PHP in HTML, variables and constants, operators, forms, conditional statements, looping, arrays, and text files.

4
CIST 2341

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): CIST 1305 Co-requisite(s): None This course is designed to teach the basic concepts and methods of objected-oriented design and C#.Net programming. Use practical problems to illustrate C#.Net application building techniques and concepts. Develop an understanding of C#.Net vocabulary. Create an understanding of where C#.Net fits in the application development landscape. Create an understanding of the C#.Net Development Environment, Visual Studio and how to develop, debug, and run C#.Net applications using the Visual Studio. Continue to develop student's programming logic skills. Topics include: C#.NET Language History, C#.NET Variable Definitions, C#.NET Control Structures, C#.NET Functions, C#.NET Classes, C#.NET Objects, and C#.NET Graphics.

4
Web Programming Options - Choose Two of the Following (8 Hours) 8
CIST 2571

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 4 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): CIST 2570 Co-requisite(s): None This course is a continuation of CIST 2570 Open Source Web Application Programming I. The student will explore advanced web programming concepts and technologies which include data binding, program security, program user validation, caching, widgets, AJAX, and social engineering. The student will follow W3C programming standards to produce dynamic interactive secure web applications. Students may use PERL, PHP, Java, Python, or another open source language.

4
CIST 2372

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): CIST 2371 Co-requisite(s): None This course is an intermediate course in Java Programming. It is assumed that the student knows the Java syntax as well as basic object oriented concepts. The student will use classes and objects provided by the core Java API. They will use these classes to accomplish tasks such as Database access, File access, exception handling, running threads, using sockets to talk across a network, and remotely calling methods using RMI techniques.

4
CIST 2312

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): CIST 1305, CIST 2311 Co-requisite(s): None Visual Basic II teaches client-server systems, n-tier development environments, relational databases, use of SQL to access data, the use of ADO.NET objects, methods and properties to access and update relational and XML databases. Advanced features of Visual Basic are explored.

4
CIST 2352

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): CIST 2351 Co-requisite(s): None Reinforces and extends the concepts learned in PHP Programming I. Topics include: Database retrieval and updating, multiple form handling, regular expressions, and advanced array processing.

4
CIST 2342

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture – 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): CIST 2341 Co-requisite(s): None This course is an intermediate course in C#.NET Programming. It is assumed that the student knows the C#.NET syntax as well as basic object oriented concepts. Intermediate C#.NET teaches client-server systems, n-tier development environments, relational databases, use of SQL to access data, the use of ADO.NET objects, methods and properties to access and update relational databases. Advanced features of C# windows programming are explored.

4
CIST 2580

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2.5 Lab 2 - 2.5 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): CIST 1305 Co-requisite(s): None This course explores social and interactive web application technology and it's effect on the business model. Topics include interactive and social web business model, interactive and social business web requirements and successful interactive and social integration.

4
CIST 2313

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture – 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): CIST 2311, CIST 2312 Co-requisite(s): None This course provides a look at advanced Web Programming techniques using Microsoft Visual Basic. Topics include class and object creation, advanced data access, communicating with server side programs, security, and advanced topics.

4
CIST 2373

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): CIST 2372 Co-requisite(s): None This course is a course in building Web Applications using Java Enterprise Edition (JEE). It is assumed that the student knows Java Standard Edition as the concepts and techniques build on that foundation. The student will install Web, Application and Database servers. The student will learn to build Web Applications using JEE technologies, such as Servlets, Java Server Pages and Enterprise JavaBeans.

4
CIST 2343

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture – 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): CIST 2342 Co-requisite(s): None This course is an advanced course in C#.NET programming. It is assumed that the student is fairly familiar with the C#.NET programming language. The goal of this course is to help students understand how to use C# to build industry level dynamic Web-based applications. The course covers in detail how to use C# to develop an Enterprise level Web Application. The students will learn how to use HTML to build the Client-Side, and how to use C# for the Server side processing of data and talking to databases.

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Computer Information Systems Program Coordinator
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