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Web Design Level 1 Workforce Certificate

Judy Archer, Chair Information Technology Department

940-498-6292

jarcher@nctc.edu

The Web Design curriculum is designed to prepare students for careers in the high demand of Web Development segment of the workforce.

Each area of the curriculum provides entry level skills and prepares the student for industry certification in the chosen field of study. The curriculum has been developed with the assistance and advice of an advisory council which is composed of service area industry professionals.

Prerequisite: Students in this program must be able to keyboard at a minimum rate of 40 words per minute (WPM). Those who cannot meet this requirement must take a keyboarding class to improve their skills prior to enrollment.

Level 1 Workforce Certificate

Upon completion of the Level 1 Workforce Certificate, students will be able to:

  1. Design and implement a dynamic website.
  2. Communicate technical issues related to web design through presentations and reports. 

This certificate can be completed completely through a mix of face-to-face classes and online classes. The program is designed to take one year or 32 academic weeks to complete and is comprised of the following suggested pathway or course of study.  


Certificate Requirements


First Semester

ARTC 1302DIGITAL IMAGING I (PHOTOSHOP)

3 credit hours

IMED 1316WEB PAGE DESIGN I

3 credit hours

ARTC 1325INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER GRAPHICS

3 credit hours

ITSC 1316LINUX INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURATION

3 credit hours

ITSE 1302COMPUTER PROGRAMMING

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

ITSE 2302INTERMEDIATE WEB PROGRAMMING

3 credit hours

ITSW 1307INTRODUCTION TO DATABASE

3 credit hours

IMED 1345INTERACTIVE DIGITAL MEDIA

3 credit hours

INEW 2334ADVANCED WEB PROGRAMMING

3 credit hours

ITSE 2317JAVA PROGRAMMING

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:15

Total Credit Hours:  30

Capstone Requirement: Students completing the certificate must pass a comprehensive program exam with a score of 70% or higher to satisfy the capstone requirement. Exam must be scheduled with the Department Chair.