Web Site Design / Development

Program Description

The Web Site Design / Development degree 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 Web Site Designers.

Program Details

  • Location: Griffin Campus
  • Major Code: IS53
  • Award Level: Degree
  • 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.

First Term
ENGL 1101Composition and Rhetoric (Required) 3
COMP 1000Introduction to Computers 3
CIST 1001Computer Concepts4
CIST 1530Web Graphics I3
Second Term
CIST 1305Program Design and Development3
CIST 1510Web Development I3
CIST 1520Scripting Technologies3
HUMN 1101OR Humanities/Fine Arts elective:3
MUSC 1101, ARTS 1101, ENGL 2130, OR THEA 1101
Third Term
CIST 1220Structured Query Language (SQL)4
CIST 1540Web Animation I 3
CIST 2351PHP Programming I4
CIST 2921IT Analysis, Design, and Project Management 4
Fourth Term
CIST 2531Web Graphics II OR
CIST 2541Web Animation II 3
CIST 2510Web Technologies3
Social/Behavioral Sciences elective—Choose one: (Required)3
ECON 1101, PSYC 1101, SOCI 1101, POLS 1101, OR HIST 2111
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
Fifth Term
CIST 1601Information Security Fundamentals3
CIST 2550Web Development II3
CIST 2950Web Systems Project OR 3
CIST 2991CIST Internship I 3
General Core elective: (Required)3
Choose one non-repetitive course from Area I, II, III, or IV (see page 6)

Note: Students are required to meet with their advisor for approval of occupational electives.

*Course will be accepted when transferred in from another institution with a grade of a C or better but may not be offered at this institution.

Web Site Design

Program Advisor
Charles Cash
Program Coordinator

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