Rock Valley College

Web Programming & Design Degree

Web Programming & Design Degrees

Degree conferred: Associate in Applied Science - 64 credits
Program contact: Division of Business/Computers & Information Systems, (815) 921-3101

Program Overview

Graduates of this program are prepared for a career in Website programming and support. Thus, students will not only be able to design Web pages, but apply technical specifications to bring them to life.

Work and Employment

Graduates of this program often work as Web programmers, Web programmer assistants, Web server systems administrators, Web designers, or Web media developers. Students should consult with an academic advisor, or the Dean or Academic Chair of the CIS program.

Industry Certifications

Students obtaining this degree will be better prepared to take the following certifications: WOW, ZEND, PHP Certification, Magento Certification, and the W3C certification.

CIS Division Course Requirements (49 credits)

Number Title
  ATG-110 Financial Accounting
  BUS-101 Introduction to Business
  CIS-102 Intro to Computers & Info Systems
  CIS-276 Introduction to C/C++ Programming
  CIS-254 Database Programming
  PCT-110 Network Essentials
  WEB-101 Programming Related to the Internet
  WEB-102 Adv Programming Related to the Internet
  WEB-111 Introduction to Multimedia
  WEB-233 Introduction to Javascript
  WEB-234 PHP Programming

Electives (with approval of CIS Academic Chair, select from):

Number Title
  CIS-180 Intro to Visual Basic Programming
  CIS-240 Intro to Java Programming
  CIS-245 Programming Android for Mobile Devices
  CIS-280 Programming iOS Apple Mobile Devices
  GAT-110 Introduction to Photoshop
  GAT-115 Introduction to Illustrator
  WEB-225 Digital Photography
  WEB-234 PHP Programming
  WEB-290 Special Topics in Web Information Tech
  WEB-291 Internship/Field Experience

General Education Course Requirements: (15 credits)

Number Title
  ENG-101 Composition I
  ENG-103 Composition II
  ENG-110 Introduction to Technical Writing
  SPH-131 Fundamentals of Communication
  MTH-120 College Algebra
  MTH-160 Topics From Finite Mathematics
  MTH-220 Elements of Statistics
  BUS-170 Intro to Organizational Behavior
  PSY-170 General Psychology
  SOC-190 Introduction to Sociology

Potential Careers & Wages