Web Development Program Curriculum

AAS–T scope and sequence

Program Preparation: Skill Development Courses

Course Abbreviation Course Title Credits
ENGL 106 Technical Writing 3

Writing strategies geared to target audiences. Emphasis on research and problem–solving requiring critical reading and writing; development of ideas and argumentation. Includes layout and design, use of illustration, schematics and mathematics.

ITC 102 Information Systems Concepts 3

Intro to computers and information systems, including hardware, software, data organization, data communications, systems development and the evolving role of computers in society.

MATH 119 Mathematics Behind Information Technology 3

Learn basic aspects of discrete mathematics common to information technology: scientific notation; binary and hexadecimal number systems; logical operations and the design of logical networks; set theory; relations and functions; combinatorics; graphs and directed graphs; regular expressions; and finite–state machines.

MIC 101 Introducation to Microcomputer Applications 4

Intro to microcomputer applications for Windows. Includes an overview of Windows, the Microsoft Office System featuring Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Internet Browsers, email, along with emerging software application topics and concepts.

WEB 110 Web Authoring 1 4

Covers the mechanics of web page production starting with absolute basics. Covers document structure, text elements, list elements, links, tables and working with images and creating framesets. Focuses on creating HTML/XHTML files ?by hand? with emphasis on browser compatibility issues and HTML/XHTML validation.

First Quarter

Course Abbreviation Course Title Credits
ITC 110 Programming Fundamentals 5

Intro to basic computing concepts such as Input–Processing–Output, control structures, arrays, structured programming and object oriented programming using C#.NET as an example language.

ITC 240 Web Application Programming 1 5

Covers the fundamentals of programming using a server side scripting language such as PHP. Learn basic programming skills such as Variables, Control Structures, and Arrays, how to elegantly incorporate their scripts into their websites and gather data from HTML forms.

WEB 105 Working on a Web Project 3

Overview of different web–related careers including web team job descriptions, functions, workflow, processes, and overall project management.

WEB 120 Web Authoring 2 4

Covers more advanced elements of web page development and production. Includes style sheets, designing and coding forms, XHTML and an intro to XML. Code elements by hand and create content compatible with all major browsers.

Second Quarter

Course Abbreviation Course Title Credits
ITC 172 .NET Web Programming 5

Intro to object–oriented, event–driven programming using Visual Basic (VB) in the Visual Studio.NET environment. Create Windows applications and write Windows interfaces to existing applications. Study of Visual Basic forms and tools and writing VB code modules, processing and functions. Intro to web applications.

ITC 220 Database Development 5

Overview of database theory and systems. Work with relational databases, simple ADO, SQL and XML.

ITC 250 Web Application Programming 2 5

Covers more advanced server–side scripting. Learn how to collect data from forms and to store and retrieve data from a database. Emphasizes proper coding conventions, security, and code organization.

WEB 150 Introduction to JavaScript 4

Studies programming concepts and techniques affecting web page design. Examines theoretical concepts that make the world of JavaScript programming unique. Uses a hands–on approach when examining programming styles. Examines different coding, the advancement of programming and problem–solving strategies.

Third Quarter

Course Abbreviation Course Title Credits
ITC 136 Unix Operating System 5

Intro to the Linux/Unix client operating system, including the fundamental Linux/Unix commands in both the command line interface and graphics user interface. Not a Server Administration class.

ITC 260 Web Application Programming 3 5

Builds on ITC 250. Covers more advanced server–side scripting. Into to object oriented programming principles, more advanced database interaction and popular frameworks.

ITC 298 Special Topics 5

In–depth studies in new and emerging technologies relevant to the IT programs.

WEB 170 Content Management Systems 4

This course gives an overview of the basic principles and practices of professional website design and development using the open–source technology of WordPress.

Fourth Quarter

Course Abbreviation Course Title Credits
ITC 115 Object Oriented Programming 5

Intro to object oriented programming, structures and concepts with Java. Intro to the C++ language Create objects and understand how they relate to classes. Develop C++ code for practical applications.

ITC 210 Advanced Web Development 5

Provides hands–on experience working on a web team with real–world client projects. Offered with WEB 210. ITC 210 students provide the main database and programming skills while WEB 210 students provide the main design and development skills.

WEB 205 Web Career Strategies 2

Presents various tools and skills needed to transition into the web industry. Learn about web careers, presenting skills, finding appropriate positions and creating a portfolio.

Total Credits for Certificate* = 66

Total for AAS–T degree = 96

Note: This curriculum is being developed and revised. Please check with Information Technology Programs, 206.934.3150, for current information. Students must maintain a grade of 2.0 or higher in every class to remain in this program.

*Pre–requisite credits not part of total.

Contact Information

Information Technology Programs
Business, Information Technologies & Creative Arts
Seattle Central College
1701 Broadway, Room BE3176
Seattle, WA 98122
206.934.3150 206.934.3150

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