The Web Professional Associate in Science Degree (60 units total, 33 units in the major) prepares students for employment or self-employment in the Web industry by emphasizing standards-based coding and scripting, creative problem solving, usability, accessibility, media production, e-commerce concepts, project management, and networking. Students obtain skills in Adobe Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Illustrator, and Photoshop, as well as open source products. The curriculum has the objective of developing technical and design skills, a combination of competencies that employers and clients value. Students develop realistic expectations about work conditions through individual and collaborative work-based projects and by learning in the same technological environment in which they will eventually work. The curriculum is also designed to equip students for Certified Internet Web Professional certifications, including the Web Foundations Associate Series, the Web Design Specialist, and the E-commerce Specialist.
This degree is NOT specifically designed for transfer. Courses required for the Associate degree major at Cerro Coso Community College may not be the same as those required for a major at a four-year school. If you do plan to transfer, consult a counselor and visit http://www.assist.org/ to identify the courses needed for the major at your transfer school and to develop a plan that will best meet your goals.
You must complete a minimum of 60 units, including the courses listed in the major and general education requirements, with an overall GPA of 2.0 or better, and a grade of "A", "B", or "C" in all courses for the major. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Cerro Coso Community College.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be able to
- Identify concepts of Internet technology, networking, databases, and electronic communications.
- Demonstrate technical and creative mastery of the creation of Web media, such as graphics, motion graphics, and interactive media.
- Use valid markup, cascading style sheets, semantic encoding, accessibility compliance, and error-free scripting in the creation of Web content.
- Apply design principles to solve visual communication problems.
- Demonstrate lifelong learning skills in effective collaboration, leadership, written communication, management, and information search and retrieval.
- CC Online
Note: Some courses within the major may have a required prerequisite. If you feel you have equivalent knowledge and skills to those included in the prerequisite course through professional experience, licensure, or certification, you have the opportunity to submit a Prerequisite Challenge to be reviewed by the faculty chair. For the Prerequisite Challenge to be considered, you must submit documentation/verification to substantiate the basis for the challenge. Please consult a counselor for more information regarding Prerequisite Challenge.
Complete all of the following courses:
|CSCI C101||Intro to Computer Info Systems||3 Units|
|CSCI C143||Network and Fundamentals of Networking||3 Units|
|DMA C102||Digital Imaging with Photoshop||3 Units|
|DMA C111||Fundamentals of Web Development||3|
|DMA C113||Accessibility and Usability||3|
|DMA C117||Web Design with Dreamweaver||3|
|DMA C119||Advanced Web Development||3|
|DMA C213||Web Development with PHP and MySQL||3|
Complete one of the following general education patterns:
|OPTION A||Cerro Coso Local General Education Pattern|
|OPTION B||CSU General Education Breadth|
|OPTION C||IGETC - Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum|