Computer Information Systems - Web Development - Associate in Applied Science

Program Info

Year Established
Program Code
Degree Type
Associate in Applied Science
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development: 313-845-9645,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
David Maier: 313-845-9890,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-112

Program Description


Prepares graduates for an entry-level position as a Full Stack Web Developer, Web Administrator, Web Programmer or Multimedia Developer. The Web Development Associate Degree distinguishes itself with extensive hands-on laboratory experience using the latest technology and software. Industry-experienced, full-time faculty provide the highest quality instruction on the latest web development environments and frameworks, graphics and design techniques, client and server-side coding and scripting, back-end technologies, database, multimedia tools, and project management principles.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Explain the client – server model of web development and develop client and server – side web pages.
  2. Implement HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to provide dynamic, client – side services.
  3. Develop and publish a web site utilizing web authoring and content management software.
  4. Use a client-side web framework to create web pages.
  5. Use a server-side web framework (web application framework) to create web pages.
  6. Interface with the Unix/Linux operating system, including the vi editor, file management, and shell scripting.
  7. Design and create a database-backed website in PHP and MySQL.
  8. Configure a web server with dynamic content and database connectivity.
  9. Analyze, design, and implement an information system.
  10. Create and deliver a professional team presentation.
Career Opportunities

Prepare graduates for an entry-level position as a Full Stack Web Developer, Web Administrator, or Web Programmer.

General Education

Category 7
Complete any additional General Education course.
Credit Hours

See General Education Requirements for details.

Program Requirements

Minimum Total Credit Hours
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2021 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.