Web Design C.A.

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Web Design C.A.

Department: Computer Science – Multimedia and Web Design

Total Credit Hours: 31 credits

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Subject Course Title Credits
General Education Requirements (13 credits)
Mathematics MAT 098 Beginning Algebra 4
Communication ENG 101 English Composition I 3
Social Science HIS 101 or U.S. History to 1877 3
HIS 102 or U.S. History Since 1877
HIS 115 or U.S. History Since 1945 
HIS 270 or History of Missouri 
POL 101 or American Government 
POL 102 State and Local Government
Elective CPT 103 Microcomputer Applications 3
Core Course Requirements (9 credits)
CPT 106 PC Operating Systems 3
CPM 120 Intro to Multimedia (Adobe Creative Cloud) 3
CPM 160 Frontend Web Development (HTML/CSS/JavaScript) 3
Additional Core Requirements (Minimum 9 credits)
CPM 190 Backend Web Development (JavaScript/XML/PHP/MySQL) 3
CPM 230 Social Media Marketing for the Web 3
CPM 240 Web Design 3
CPM 250 Motion Graphics (Adobe After Effects) 3
CPM 260 WordPress 3
CPM 280 JavaScript 3
CPT 160 Mobile Apps Development 3
CPM 295 Web Project/Portfolio (Capstone) 3
Total Required Hours: 31 credits

What Is Web Design?

This program option provides students the knowledge to develop vibrant websites. Students will focus on Web page design and development, 2D and 3D graphics and animation for the Web, database and dynamic scripting (programming) languages, apps development, content management systems and social media marketing.

Occupation Overview

Web designers design Web pages, graphic content and animation, using HTML and Web editors to determine determine the look and feel of an entire website. Specialized coursework in Internet and website technology is very helpful. Courses should include Internet software languages, website design using graphics and audio-visual techniques, website setup and maintenance and information security. Courses in marketing and advertising will strengthen your credentials. When seeking an entry-level position in this field, it is important to have a portfolio containing samples of your best work.

Salary Outlook

Nationally, established webmasters generally earn between $47,580 and $91,600 per year. Exceptional performers can earn in excess of $119,550.

Opportunities for advancement and promotion after entry-level employment are typically higher with an A.A.S. degree compared to certificates.

Sources: FOCUS Online Career and Education Planning Systems.

Opportunities for advancement and promotion after entry-level employment are typically higher with an A.A.S. degree compared to certificates.

Web and Multimedia Careers

SCC graduates are employed in a broad range of careers, including, but not limited to: multimedia developer, webmaster, Web programmer, game developer and creative director.

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