Web Design & Development AAS

The Web Design & Development Associate's Degree prepares students with the skills necessary for organizational web design, development, and management.  Course work includes applying current trends in web technology, standards, and applications to real-world projects.  Successful students will be able to work in development teams and effectively communicate in the web design and development industry.

Upon completion of this degree, students will:

  • Describe and define the roles of a web designer and web developer
  • Demonstrate the ability to publish and update web sites and set up a domain
  • Construct and design a web page, site, and application using standards-driven HTML and CSS
  • Implement event-driven programming on a web page using JavaScript
  • Distinguish between content management systems and demonstrate their use and utility
  • Complete a web design and development portfolio
  • Demonstrate understanding of web-based graphic design, image editing, and design layout
  • Compare JavaScript frameworks and demonstrate their use in the building of a client-oriented web application
  • Research and describe solutions to customer requirements through a web development capstone project

Completion of a Technical Skills Assessment is required.

General Education Requirements

Written Communication
Select one of the following:3.00
WRITING AND RHETORIC I
Oral Communication
Select one of the following:3.00
FUNDAMENTALS OF ORAL COMMUNICATION
SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
PUBLIC SPEAKING
Mathematical Ways of Knowing
Select one of the following:3.00-5.00
MATH IN MODERN SOCIETY
FINITE MATHEMATICS
COLLEGE ALGEBRA
COLLEGE ALGEBRA AND TRIGONOMETRY (or MATH-147A & MATH-147B)
STATISTICAL REASONING
CALCULUS I
STATISTICAL METHODS FOR THE SCIENCES
MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS II
FINITE MATHEMATICS
MATH FOR TECHNOLOGY
STATISTICAL REASONING
Social & Behavioral Ways of Knowing
Select one of the following:3.00
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
WORLD PREHISTORY
INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES
PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS
PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS
INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY
WORLD HISTORY I
WORLD HISTORY II
UNITED STATES HISTORY I
UNITED STATES HISTORY II
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS
AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
INTERNATIONAL POLITICS
COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT
INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY
LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
SOCIAL PROBLEMS
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS
Additional General Education Core
Select one of the following:3.00
INTRODUCTION TO ART
INTRODUCTION TO BIOINFORMATICS
CONCEPTS OF BIOLOGY
PLANTS AND PEOPLE
BIOLOGY IN FILM
HUMAN BIOLOGY
HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I
CONCEPTS OF CHEMISTRY
GENERAL, ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY
PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY I
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE
LITERATURE AND IDEAS
WORLD CLASSICS
INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE
MYTHOLOGIES
INTRODUCTION TO FORENSIC SCIENCE
PHYSICAL GEOLOGY
INTRODUCTION TO EARTH SYSTEMS
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
THE ART AND HISTORY OF THE MOTION PICTURE
INTRODUCTION TO THE ARTS
INTEGRATED SCIENCE II
ID 300A - 300V (see course descriptions for options)
HELLS CANYON INSTITUTE
SOCIAL-CULTURAL ASPECTS OF SPORTS
SURVEY OF MUSIC
MUSIC IN AMERICA
WORLD MUSIC
HISTORY OF MUSICAL THEATER
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE I
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE II
INTEGRATED SCIENCE I
INTRODUCTION TO NATURAL SCIENCES
NATURAL SCIENCE FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATOR
GENERAL PHYSICS I
GENERAL PHYSICS II
PHYS SCIENCES FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATORS
DESCRIPTIVE ASTRONOMY
ENGINEERING PHYSICS I
ELEMENTARY SPANISH I
ELEMENTARY SPANISH II
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II
SURVEY OF THE THEATER
Total Credits15.00

Program Requirements

CITPT-101INTRODUCTION TO WEB DESIGN & DEVELOPMEN3.00
CITPT-111/311WEB DEVELOPMENT BASICS3.00
CITPT-112/312FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTER PROGRAMMING3.00
CITPT-117/317WEB DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS3.00
CITPT-175/375INTERACTIVE WEB SCRIPTING3.00
CITPT-180/380PORTFOLIO DESIGN3.00
CITPT-265/465IMAGE EDITING AND ILLUSTRATION3.00
CITPT-275/475WEB AUTHORING SYSTEMS3.00
CITPT-280/480WEB DEVELOPMENT CAPSTONE3.00
CITPT-294AINTERNSHIP IN COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY I3.00
Select 15 credits from subject CITPT15.00
Completion of a Technical Skills Assessment is required
Total Credits45.00

Sequential Plan of Study

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
CITPT-101 INTRODUCTION TO WEB DESIGN & DEVELOPMEN 3.00
CITPT-111 WEB DEVELOPMENT BASICS 3.00
CITPT-117 WEB DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS 3.00
ENGL-101 WRITING AND RHETORIC I 3.00
Program RequirementSelect CITPT course 3.00
 Credits15.00
Spring
CITPT-112 FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTER PROGRAMMING 3.00
CITPT-265 IMAGE EDITING AND ILLUSTRATION 3.00
CITPT-275 WEB AUTHORING SYSTEMS 3.00
COREMathematical Ways of Knowing 3.00
COREOral Communication 3.00
 Credits15.00
Second Year
Fall
CITPT-175 INTERACTIVE WEB SCRIPTING 3.00
CITPT-180 PORTFOLIO DESIGN 3.00
COREAdditional General Education Course 3.00
Program RequirementSelect CITPT course 3.00
Program RequirementSelect CITPT course 3.00
 Credits15.00
Spring
CITPT-280 WEB DEVELOPMENT CAPSTONE 3.00
CITPT-294A INTERNSHIP IN COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY I 3.00
CORESocial & Behavioral Ways of Knowing 3.00
Program RequirementSelect CITPT course 3.00
Program RequirementSelect CITPT course 3.00
 Credits15.00
 Total Credits60.00

Graduates from Web Design and Development programs go on to obtain careers in a variety of fields:

  • Web Developer/Manager/Specialist/Coordinator/Administrator
  • Web Designer
  • Frontend Developer
  • Backend Developer
  • UI Designer/UX Developer
  • Content Strategist

Please check the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics website for more information about these careers.