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Associate in Science Degree Program

Computer and Information Systems: Web Publishing Option

This program option prepares students to work in a variety of settings including private consulting, medium sized businesses, large corporations, schools and colleges. The profession involves creating a presence on the World Wide Web of the Internet with sophisticated Home Pages and WWW business support features, including artistic design, acquisition of customer data, audio and video conferencing, e-mail, and streaming video and audio.

The emphasis is on Web page design using advanced HTML and scripting languages such as JavaScript and CGI as well as Web authoring tools such as Microsoft FrontPage, Adobe PageMaker and others as they emerge.

This is a high growth profession, as nearly every company will want to have a presence on the Web and/or conduct e-commerce in the near future.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate sufficient understanding of information technology for entry-level employment and advancement in the field
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals of computers and computer nomenclature and why they are essential components in business and society
  3. Demonstrate proficiency in utilizing business-oriented computer software programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  4. Demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly and appropriately, orally and in writing
  5. Display professional readiness to meet the needs of the business community, including, but not limited to, time management, organizational, teamwork, and decision-making skills
  6. Demonstrate a basic understanding of the Internet and e-commerce
  7. Differentiate and employ various ways to develop web pages, including HTML, scripting languages, DHTML, XML, and Web authoring software
  8. Demonstrate an ability to plan and create a presence on the World Wide Web with elements such as lists, hyperlinks, tables, frames, forms, email, conferencing, and video and audio streaming
  9. Demonstrate an understanding of good web site design principles, including cross-platform issues, colors and fonts, multimedia, online resources, and web writing guidelines
  10. Demonstrate an understanding of programming rules and concepts, including, syntax, objects, functions, variables, events, and methods, as they relate to web site development
  11. Develop a portfolio consisting of both basic and professional web projects using comprehensive concepts and skills
Course of Study¹
First Semester
Credits
Introduction to Software Applications
3
The Internet
3
Composition
3
Intermediate Algebra OR Equivalent
3
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Social Science Elective
3
Second Semester
Principles of Accounting I
4
Public Speaking OR
3
BBG*210/BOT*201
Business Communication
3
Introduction to Computers
3
Web Design & Development I
3
Composition and Literature
3
Third Semester
Principles of Management OR
Principles of Marketing
Business Law I OR
3
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CSA*, CSC*, or CST* Elective
3
Web Design and Development II
3
Multmedia Communications
3
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Fine Arts Elective
3
Fourth Semester
Visual Communications OR
3
Intro to Mass Communication
3
Scripting Language with JAVA
3
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Business*°° OR CSA*, CSC*, or CST* Elective
3
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Humanities Elective
3
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Social Science Elective °
3

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pre-requisites and additional information.

 

 

 

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