Web Development and Design

  • Overview

Newly redesigned! GCC’s Web Development & Design Certificate teaches the latest standards and technologies for developing, building, and maintaining websites and online marketing channels. Courses are regularly updated to incorporate changes in software, programming, and data management. The Business and Information Technology Department faculty collaborate to ensure that students are prepared to handle today’s online business technology.

 

Program requirements have been newly updated to include the most industry-relevant courses and content. The revised curriculum addresses evolutions in web development methodologies, browser, server, and web platform updates, and the growing demand for online marketing skills. Program electives enable students to expand their skills with a focus on design, development, or business.

Prepare yourself for employment in the business environment as a web developer or begin working as a freelancer! Job and freelance opportunities will be local, regional, and national as the need for individuals with strong computer and web development skills continues to grow, in businesses across all sectors. Graduates of this program can also build on their skills with additional study to acquire a degree in Marketing or Computer Information Systems.

  • Curriculum documents

    To plan certificate completion, see the course descriptions in the academic catalog which specify the planned semester(s) in which required classes are to be scheduled.

  • This is just one way you might complete the Web Development and Design Certificate Program in 2 semesters over 1 year of full-time study, or 4 semesters over 2 years of part-time study. (Sample course sequences assume that all pre-requisites have been satisfied and the student is prepared for college-level work.) For a detailed list of required courses, optional electives and program information download the Web Development and Design program description from our official academic catalog.

    Course descriptions are also available in the catalog. Find courses

    Sample 1 Year Sequence of Courses
    FallSpring

    BUS 111
    BUS 164
    CIS 140
    CIS 151
    ENG Comp. I

    BUS 226
    CIS 145
    CIS 153
    CIS 243

    Sample 2 Year Sequence of Courses
    Fall 1Spring 1Fall 2Spring 2

    BUS 164
    BUS 111

    CIS 140
    CIS 151

    ENG Comp. I
    CIS 145
    CIS 153

    CIS 243
    BUS 226

Student learning outcomes

Students completing a course of study in this program will be able to:

What’s next

Entry-level employment as a web developer, web designer, or content manager; proprietorship of a contracted web development service; or continuation towards an Associate’s Degree in Computer Information Systems or Marketing.