Purpose: Designed to prepare individuals with job skills to work in business as Web Designers or Developers with expertise and/or skills in electronic commerce. This certificate prepares students for the spectrum of demands associated with applying the latest technologies for Web Design and Development. Students can earn the CIW Web Foundations Associate professional certification as they complete the program. In addition, ITN 109 prepares students for CompTIA Network+ certification (CS1).
Educational or Occupational Objectives: The Career Studies Certificate (CSC) may be used as elective courses for the Information Technology (AS) and/or the Information Systems Technology (AAS) degree programs. The courses within this CSC will prepare the individual for self-employment in website development for the purpose of transacting online business. Organizations with IT departments may employ individuals with this CSC skill-set for internal social marketing support as well as designing, developing, and maintaining their master website.
Program Recommendation: This program requires a strong background in microcomputer applications, including spreadsheets, databases, and internet and World Wide Web literacy.