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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Web Development, Certificate of Competency

Effective: Fall, 2017

This certificate option provides students with a multi-disciplinary approach to the design, networking, and programming areas of web development. Designed to prepare students for entry-level employment as: Web Site Designer, Web Developer, Web Programmer. Students learn to integrate client-side and server-side technologies to build and manage real-world web-based applications. The program provides students with necessary skills for creating and managing web sites using current industry standards. The design and development of responsive web applications is also covered. Students also gain a foundation in current networking technologies and supporting Linux/UNIX systems.

Program Outcomes

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

  • Plan for a professional web site.
  • Create web sites using current HTML and CSS standards.
  • Create responsive web applications that display appropriately on a variety of mobile, tablet, laptop and desktop screens.
  • Incorporate scripting languages into web documents.
  • Support current Linux/UNIX systems.
  • Identify and explain the fundamentals of networking.
  • Upload files to web server and update and maintain web sites.
  • Identify career paths, academic programs and training opportunities in the field of web development.

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Second Semester (12-15 credits)

DPR 141 - UNIX Operating Systems3
DPR 214 - jQuery/JavaScript3
DPR 241 - Mobile Web Development3
Please pick one of the following courses highlighted in blue:
CS 206 - PHP/MySQL3
DPR 206 - PHP/MySQL3

Optional Internship Opportunities:  Please pick one:

CS/DPR 190 - Computer Programming Internship - 1 credit
CS/DPR 194 - Computer Programming Internship - 2 credits
CS/DPR 199 - Computer Programming Internship - 3 credits



Total Credits: 25-28

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