Computer Information Systems - Web Development

Program Info

Effective Term
Fall 2017
Year Established
Program Code
Degree Type
Associate in Applied Science
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship & Professional Development: 313-845-9645,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
David Maier: 313-845-9890,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-162H

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
  • Explain the client – server model of web development and develop client and server – side web pages.
  • Implement HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to provide dynamic, client – side services.
  • Develop and publish a web site utilizing web authoring and content management software.
  • Use a client-side web framework to create web pages.
  • Use a server-side web framework (web application framework) to create web pages.
  • Interface with the Unix/Linux operating system, including the vi editor, file management, and shell scripting.
  • Design and create a database-backed website in PHP and MySQL.
  • Configure a web server with dynamic content and database connectivity.
  • Analyze, design, and implement an information system.
  • 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

Degree-Specific Requirements

Program Requirements


Complete additional 100-level, or higher, courses to complete the requirements for this degree.

Elective Hours
Minimum Total Credit Hours