Associate of Applied Science - Computer Information Technology - Web Development Emphasis

The web development emphasis provides students with entry level web development skills including website development, scripting and basic data base functions. Web developers must also have a broad knowledge of computer systems and technologies, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills.

Degree Outcomes

Students completing the degree will:

  • Fulfill the requirements of the Associate of Applied Science.
  • Demonstrate competency in their specified emphasis.

Emphasis outcomes

Students completing the emphasis will:

  • Identify and apply the technical proficiency skills required to create and maintain basic professional websites.
  • Store, query, and use data retrieved from forms and databases.
  • Communicate, collaborate and present effectively with members of a team and members of external groups.

AAS degrees are non-transfer degrees that are designed for students to enter the workforce.

To earn an AAS degree, students must:

  1. Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 (see requirements for graduation.)
  2. Complete a minimum of 15 units within the college.
  3. Satisfy General Education requirements for the AAS.
  4. Have no financial or library obligation to the college.
General Education Requirements
Business Speech Communications
Fundamentals of Speech Communications
Introduction to Group Communication
Business Letters and Reports
Composition I
Composition I for International Students
Composition II
Composition II For International Students
Technical Communications I
Technical Communications II
Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Science3
Human Relations3
Leadership and Human Relations
Pre-Calculus I (or higher)
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions3
Degree Requirements
CIT 112Network +3
CIT 114IT Essentials4
CIT 128Introduction to Software Development4
CIT 263Project Management3
Emphasis Requirements
CIT 151Beginning Web Development3
CIT 152Web Script Language Programming3
CIT 180Database Concepts and SQL3
CIT 251Advanced Web Development3
Select 3 units of graphic software application courses:3
Software Applications-Beginning Photoshop
Software Applications-Advanced Photoshop
Software Applications-Beginning Illustrator
Graphic Software
Software Applications-Advanced Illustrator
Software Applications-Beginning InDesign
Software Applications-Advanced InDesign
Software Applications-Beginning Dreamweaver
Software Applications-Beginning Flash
Select one beginning programming course:3
Beginning Java
Beginning C# Programming
Computer Science I
Select one operating system course:3-5
Introduction to Linux
MCITP/MCTS Windows Workstation OS
Elective Requirements
Select at least 2-4 units from the following list to ensure a minimum degree total of 60 units:2-4
Beginning Java
Beginning C# Programming
Advanced Java
Advanced C# Programming
Web Languages
Internship in CIT I
Computer Science I
Computer Science II
Total Units60
Plan of Study Grid
1st semesterUnits
CIT 114 IT Essentials 4
CIT 128 Introduction to Software Development 4
CIT 151 Beginning Web Development 3
Mathematics 2 3
 Semester Total14
2nd semester
One Programming course 2 3
One Operating System course 2 3
CIT 112 Network + 3
Communications 1 3
English 1 3
 Semester Total15
3rd semester
Summer Session: 3 units of Graphic Software Application courses from list 2 3
 Semester Total3
4th semester
CIT 152 Web Script Language Programming 3
CIT 180 Database Concepts and SQL 3
Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Science/Diversity 1 3
Human Relations 1 3
 Semester Total12
5th semester
Elective 2 4
CIT 251 Advanced Web Development 3
CIT 263 Project Management 3
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions 1 3
Science 1 3
 Semester Total16
 Total Units60

See approved General Education list for the AAS Degree.


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