Web Development

  •  WebDev

    Length 1050 hours
    Admissions Contact Yata Fields - fieldsy@pcsb.org
    Course Information

    Marianne Shaffer - shafferma@pcsb.org 

    727-538-7167 ext. 2089

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    Mission: The mission of this program is designed to prepare students for employment in the business field, specializing in Web/Internet/Intranet services industry.

    This program prepares the student for the following credentialing exams:





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    Web Development (Program Y700100) consists of a planned sequence of courses:
    Information Technology Assistant – Course OTA0040 (150 hours) – This course is designed to provide a basic overview of current business and information systems and trends and to introduce students to the basics and foundations required for today's business environments. Emphasis is placed on developing proficiency with touch keyboarding and fundamental computer applications so they may be used as communication tools for enhancing personal and work-place proficiency in an information-based society. This also includes proficiency with computers using word processing, database, spreadsheet, and presentation software that meet industry job seeking techniques, career planning, and success strategies will also be developed.

    Web Design Foundations - Course CTS0070 (150 Hours) – In this course students will learn the following:  website planning and the design process; HyperText Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS); create basic web pages, and use images and graphical formatting on a web page; use File Transfer Protocol (FTP); and use Search Engine Optimization (SEO) with a website.

    Web Interface Design - Course CTS0071 (150 Hours) – In this course a student will learn the following:  user interface design techniques and Graphical User Interface (GUI) techniques; demonstrate proficiency in publishing, testing, and maintaining a website; and understand the importance of professional ethics and legal responsibilities. 

    Web Scripting - Course CTS0049 (150 Hours) – In this course a student will learn the following: understand the difference between server-side and client-side scripting; demonstrate understanding of Document Object Model (DOM); design, write, and debug a JavaScript client-side script into a web page; and demonstrate an understanding of using JavaScript forms.

    Web Media Integration - Course CTS0015 (150 Hours) – In this course a student will learn the following: incorporate graphics, animation, and video into a web page; demonstrate an understanding of Extensible Markup Language (XML); demonstrate the ability to validate a web page; and demonstrate an understanding of Asynchronous JavaScript (AJAX).

    Web E-commerce - Course CTS0016 (150 Hours) – In this course a student will learn how to demonstrate the skills and knowledge to setup a e-commerce website.

    Web Interactivity - Course CTS0017 (150 Hours) – In this course a student will learn the following:  demonstrate an understanding of Content Management Systems (CMS); demonstrate an understanding of multimedia applications and their implications for web designers; create and incorporate interactive website components; and demonstrate the use of Portable Document Format (PDF) documents in a website. 

    Distance Education: For more information, please contact program counselor Yata Fields at fieldsy@pcsb.org.  


    Articulation Agreement(s):

    • Statewide Graphics Technology A.A.S. /A.S. and Internet Services Technology, A.A.S. /A.S.
    • St. Petersburg College Web Development, A.S. Degree

    Services Available: Website Development services, all work is performed by Web Development students: web site/page design and updates, logo design, brochure design, and graphic design. Please call the program instructor at (727) 538-7167, extension 2089, to discuss cost and details.

    Minimum Satisfactory Academic Progress Requirement:  70%

    Minimum Attendance Requirement:  70%

    Basic Skills Entrance/Exit Requirements:  Student's competency in computation (mathematics) and communication (reading/language arts) is pre-assessed; required basic skills grade levels are: Computation - 9 and Communication - 9.

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    Program length and costs are approximate, and subject to change.

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