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information technology - web development and design specialist


    Program Number: 10-152-2
    School Year: 2017-2018
    Associate of Applied Science Degree
    Campus: Fond du Lac, West Bend, Online

    Program Description

    The Information Technology - Web Development and Design Specialist program will give students the skills to create and maintain professional, high quality, responsive designed websites. Coding and programming technologies such as cascading style sheets (CSS), HTML, JavaScript, PHP, jQuery, MySQL, and XML will be covered. In addition, skills are gained in using industry standard development software and tools such as Adobe Products, Content Management Systems, FTP software, and major and emerging open source tools.

    Statewide Median Salary for Recent Graduates

    • $45,000

    Approximate Costs

    • $132.20 per credit (resident)
    • $198.30 per credit (out-of-state resident)
    • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
    • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.

    Program Outcomes

    • Design software systems.
    • Integrate database technologies.
    • Develop software applications.
    • Develop technical documentation.

    Career Opportunities

    • Online Marketer
    • Web Designer
    • Web Developer
    • Website Consultant/Entrepreneur
    • Social Media Coordinator

    Career Pathways

    Career Pathways offer a guide to help you achieve your education and employment goals. With short-term education options based on stackable credits, Career Pathways allow you to build upon your education goals as you plan your career advancement. At each step of the way, your classes will stack to more advanced certificates and diplomas, earning industry recognized credentials that provide you potentially new employment opportunities.

    Admission Process

    • Submit the college admission application.   
    • Submit the $30 one-time fee.   
    • Submit high school and other official college transcripts.   
    • Take the college assessment test (ACCUPLACER, ACT or other). The ACCUPLACER assessment can be taken at MPTC.   
    • Attend a program orientation with your advisor.   

    Please visit the Admissions page for general information.

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    Term 1
    103-159**Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office1
    152-106Web Site Design3
    152-107Graphics for the Web2
    152-112Web Coding Technologies3
    152-119Web Designer/Developer Concepts2
    801-136English Composition 13
    890-101**College 1012
    Term 2
    152-113Web Programming Technologies3
    152-114CSS Technologies3
    152-115Design/Implementation/Maintenance Workflow3
    152-118Database-Driven Web Sites3
    801-197Technical Reporting3
    804-1xxMathematics Course3
    Term 3
    152-116Content Management Systems3
    152-117Emerging Web Technologies and Trends1
    152-124e-Commerce: Designing and Marketing Web Sites3
    204-112Design Fundamentals3
    801-1xxCommunication Course3
    809-1xxSocial Science Course3
    Term 4
    152-120Web and Mobile Internship3
    152-121Object-Oriented Programming3
    152-172Web Site Security3
    809-1xxSocial Science Course3
    809-1xxBehavioral Science Course3
    Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements65

    General Education Options

    View the Information Technology - Web Development and Design Specialist General Education Course Options.

    Institutional Requirements

    ** The credits for 103-159 Computer Literacy-Microsoft Office and 890-101 College 101 are Institutional Requirements for graduation.

    Academic Planner

    Current students, please see your Advisor for your academic planner.

    Transfer Opportunities

    Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

    Additional Information

    *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

    Students can earn both the Information Technology - Web Development and Design Specialist and Information Technology - Mobile Applications Developer associate of applied science degrees in only five terms by following the Dual Degree Information Technology - Web Development and Design Specialist and Information Technology - Mobile Applications Developer academic planner.

    For co-curricular activities and opportunities related to this program/certificate, click here.