Purpose: 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.
Educational or Occupational Objectives: This program will prepare the individual for employment as a web designer/developer, which according to O*Net Online is an occupation with a bright outlook. Incoming freshmen in the Information Technology (AS) or the Information Systems Technology (AAS) degree programs can use the courses in this career studies certificate as their elective courses, graduating with both the AS or AAS and this career studies certificate. Those who already hold a degree can use this certificate program to upgrade their skills or gain new skills to seek employment in this or a related field, or even self-employment.
Program Recommendation: This program requires a strong background in microcomputer applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and internet and World Wide Web literacy.