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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Web Server Administrator
Major: 3087
First Term: 2010 Spring    Final Term: Current
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 62
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 Server Administrator is designed to give students a set of skills that would allow them to develop comprehensive and interactive websites as well as to setup and maintain web servers. Completing the program may lead to such positions as web technician, web designer, web programmer, and web server administrator.

Required Courses
 Credits: 28-29
 BPC/CIS133DAInternet/Web Development Level I3
 BPC/CIS117DMMicrosoft Access: Database Management (3) OR 
+CIS276DAMySQL Database (3) OR 
+CIS276DBSQL Server Database (3) OR 
+CIS276DCOracle Database (3)3
+CIS166AAIntroduction to JavaScript3
+CIS166ABWeb Scripting with Perl/CGI (3) OR 
+CIS166AEWeb Scripting with PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP) (3)3
+CIS233DAInternet/Web Development Level II3
 CIS126DLLinux Operating System (3) AND 
+CIS226ALInternet/Intranet Server Administration-Linux (3) OR 
+CIS240DLLinux Network Administration (3) OR 
 MST150Microsoft Windows Professional (3) OR 
 MST150XPMicrosoft Windows XP Professional (3) AND 
+MST152Microsoft Windows Server (4) OR 
+MST152DAMicrosoft Windows 2000 Server (4) OR 
+MST152DBMicrosoft Windows 2003 Server (4)6-7
 BPC/CIS224Project Management Microsoft Project for Windows3
 CNT140AACisco Networking Fundamentals4
Restricted Electives
 Credits: 9
+CIS233DCInternet Web Development: Dreamweaver3
 BPC/CIS120DCFlash: Digital Animation3
 BPC/CIS120DFComputer Graphics: Adobe Photoshop3
+CIS220DCFlash: Advanced Animation and ActionScript3
+CIS233DCInternet Web Development: Dreamweaver3
+CIS234XML Application Development3
+CIS250Management of Information Systems3
+BPC/CIS290ACComputer Information Systems Internship3
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.Construct an overview of the Internet and its resources to including basic web page development. (CIS133DA)
2.Demonstrate web understanding by designing and creating presentations on the Internet's World Wide Web with the Web's hypertext markup language (HTML). (CIS233DA)
3.Design and build relational databases (BPC/CIS117DM, CIS276DA, CIS276DB, CIS276DC)
4.Perform the set-up and management of internet/intranet services, including World Wide Web (WWW) and Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) and implement server security features. (CIS226AL, CIS240DL)
5.Design software for Web sites, including client-side script and Common GateWay Interface (CGI) scripting. (CIS166AA, CIS166AB, CIS166AE)
6.Demonstrate the skills necessary to install, configure, use and maintain a UNIX operating system or a Linux operating system. (CIS126DL)
7.Install and configure a Windows operating system including administrative tools, user and group accounts and share permissions. (MST150, MST150XP)
8.Configure and customize Windows network operating system. (MST150, MST152)
9.Configure remote access to a server. (MST152, MST152DA, MST152DB)
10.Explain the primary stages of project management; identify the scheduling tools and costing techniques and how each contributes to successful project completion. (CIS224)
11.Explain how business enterprises anticipate or react to the needs and/or demands of its customers, employees, stockholders, and government agencies (e.g. OSHA, EPA). (SBU200)
12.Describe and explain the goals and functions of networking technology and configuration. (CNT140AA)