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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Web Designer
Major: 3085
First Term: 2010 Spring    Final Term: Current
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 64
CIPS Code: 11.0801
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: College-Specific
Occupational Area: Information Technology
Instructional Council: Computer Information System (12)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Web Designer is designed to give students a set of skills that could allow them to develop simple websites with static information. Completing the program may lead to such positions as web technician and web designer assistant or to serve as a departmental or personal web publisher.

Program Notes:
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.

Required Courses
 Credits: 33
 BPC/CIS120DCFlash: Digital Animation3
 BPC/CIS120DFComputer Graphics: Adobe Photoshop3
 BPC/CIS133DAInternet/Web Development Level I3
+CIS166AAIntroduction to Java Scripting3
+CIS220DCFlash: Advanced Animation and ActionScript3
+CIS233DAInternet/Web Development Level II3
+CIS233DCInternet Web Development: Dreamweaver3
+CIS243Internet/Web Development Level III3
 BPC/CIS290ACComputer Information Systems Internship (3) OR 
+CIS298ACSpecial Projects (3)3
+CIS234XML Application Development3
Restricted Electives
 Credits: 6
 BPC/CIS120DBComputer Graphics: Adobe Illustrator3
 MTC/TCM120Introduction to Sound Design for Film and Video3
 BPC/CIS120DKIntroduction to Digital Video Editing3
 CIS120DLDigital Video Compositing: After Effects3
+CIS166ABWeb Scripting with Perl/CGI3
+CIS166AEWeb Scripting with PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP)3
+CIS220DKAdvanced Digital Video Production: Premiere3
 BPC/CIS224Project Management Microsoft Project for Windows3
+CIS291Business Video Projects3
 MTC/TCM120Introduction to Sound Design for Film and Video3
General Education Requirements
General Education RequirementCredits: 25-27
General Education CoreCredits: 15-17
First-Year CompositionCredits: 6
 Any approved general education course in the First-Year Composition Area6
Oral CommunicationCredits: 3
 Any approved general education course in the Oral Communication Area3
Critical ReadingCredits: 3
 CRE101College Critical Reading (3) OR 
  Equivalent by assessment3
MathematicsCredits: 3-5
 Any approved general education course in the Mathematics Area3-5
General Education DistributionCredits: 10
Humanities and Fine ArtsCredits: 3
 Any approved general education course in the Humanities and Fine Arts Area3
Social and Behavioral SciencesCredits: 3
 SBU200Society and Business3
Natural SciencesCredits: 4
 Any approved general education course from the Natural Sciences Area4

Program Competencies
1.Perform the basic applications for graphic design and image correction using Adobe Photoshop. (BPC/CIS120DF)
2.Use Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) documents to embed Flash movies for delivery to the World Wide Web. (BPC/CIS120DC)
3.Construct and explain an overview of the Internet and its resources to including basic web page development. (BPC/CIS133DA)
4.Design, develop, and publish web sites on the Internet using xhtml, css, and multimedia tools such as scripting languages, web graphics applications, web animation, and web editing software. (CIS233DA, CIS233DC, BPC/CIS120DC, BPC/CIS120DF)
5.Perform the basic applications for graphic design and image correction. (BPC/CIS120DF, BPC/CIS120DC)
6.Produce a work plan which would gain work experience in business or industry. (BPC/CIS290AA)
7.Use a microcomputer graphics program to create, store, and print professional charts, graphs, and other visual images for business purposes (BPC/CIS120DC, CIS220DC)
8.Design software for Web sites, including client-side script and Common GateWay Interface, (CGI) interactive scripts and web database to create dynamic Web sites using various scripting technologies such as JavaScript, and PHP. (CIS166AA)
9.Develop and explain e-business sites including online marketing and advertising, legal, ethical, and security considerations, credit card and debit transactions. (CIS235)
10.Develop advanced Web sites using a variety of integrated Web development tools. (CIS234)
11.Describe and differentiate skills and concepts needed for industry certification as a Certified Internet Web Professional (CIW) Site Designer. (CIS243)

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.