Web Application Development (Degree)

Program Description

The Web Application Development program is a sequence of courses designed to provide students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques required in computer information processing. Graduates are to be competent in the general areas of humanities and fine arts, social and behavioral sciences, and natural sciences and mathematics, as well as in the technical areas of computer terminology and concepts, program design and development, and computer networking. Program graduates are qualified for employment as E-Commerce web programmers.


Program Details

  • Location: Griffin and Henry Campuses
  • Major Code: IS43
  • Award Level: Diploma
  • Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring Summer
  • Minimum Length of Program: 5 Terms
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 64
Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements

Course Expiration

To ensure that students graduate with current skills in Computer Information Systems, the following course must be taken five years prior to graduation:

  • All CIST
  • COMP 1000

Courses transferred from other colleges also follow the five year rule


ENGL 1101Composition and Rhetoric (Required) 3
COMP 1000Introduction to Computers 3
CIST 1001Computer Concepts4
CIST 1305Program Design and Development3

CIST 1510Web Development I3
CIST 1520Scripting Technologies3
CIST 2351PHP Programming I4
HUMN 1101OR Humanities/Fine Arts elective3
MUSC 1101, ARTS 1101, ENGL 2130, OR THEA 1101

CIST 1220Structured Query Language (SQL)4
CIST 2352PHP Programming II4
CIST 2921IT Analysis, Design, and Project Management 4
Social/Behavioral Sciences elective—Choose one: (Required)3
ECON 1101, PSYC 1101, SOCI 1101, POLS 1101, OR HIST 2111

CIST 2381Mobile Application Development4
CIST 2550Web Development II3
Natural Sciences/Mathematics elective—Choose one: (Required)3
MATH 1111College Algebra OR
MATH 1100*Quantitative Skills and Reasoning OR
MATH 1101*Mathematical Modeling OR
MATH 1103Quantitative Skills and Reasoning

CIST 1601Information Security Fundamentals3
CIST 2580Interactive Social Apps Integration4
CIST 2950Web Systems Project3
General Core elective: (Required)3
Choose one non-repetitive course from Area I, II, III, or IV (Click here to see courses)

Program Advisor
Charles Cash

Career and Academic Planning
Breanna Sidney
Career Advisor
Griffin Campus
Room 107