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Web Design Certificate

Level 1 Workforce Certificate

Web Design Program

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.

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

  • Design and implement a dynamic website.
  • Communicate technical issues related to web design through presentations and reports.
Gainful Employment Disclosure

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 1302 DIGITAL IMAGING I (PHOTOSHOP) 3 credit hours
IMED 1316 WEB PAGE DESIGN I 3 credit hours
ARTC 1325 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER GRAPHICS 3 credit hours
ITSC 1316 LINUX INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURATION 3 credit hours
ITSE 1302 COMPUTER PROGRAMMING 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 15
Second Semester
ITSE 2302 INTERMEDIATE WEB PROGRAMMING 3 credit hours
ITSW 1307 INTRODUCTION TO DATABASE 3 credit hours
IMED 1345 INTERACTIVE DIGITAL MEDIA 3 credit hours
INEW 2334 ADVANCED WEB PROGRAMMING 3 credit hours
ITSE 2317 JAVA 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.