Apr 23, 2018
School: Business and Professional Careers
Academic Dept: Computer Information Technologies
Curriculum Chair: Prof. Denise Sullivan
Important Note about Program Requirements
The requirements listed below are for students entering into this program in Fall 2017. Students who entered the program during a prior semester will find their specific requirements listed in the Catalog under which they entered. Archived Catalogs are accessible through the dropdown menu above.
Certificate programs are designed to provide a mix of theory and practical training leading to immediate employment upon completion. People who pursue certificates might have an advanced degree and typically want to learn new skills and acquire knowledge. Others might enroll in a certificate program to “test the waters,” with an eye toward pursuing an associate’s degree. Credits earned now in a credit-bearing certificate will apply later toward an associate’s degree at Westchester Community College. Click to learn more about the differences among the award types.
This certificate provides students with the opportunity to design and develop interactive, dynamic web pages. It is recommended for individuals with prior computer experience. Those with work and/or college experience in marketing, fine arts, retailing, or other business areas will be prepared for new careers. Several of the courses can be applied to the A.A.S. degree in Computer Information Systems. Graduates of this certificate will be qualified to seek employment in such jobs as web developers, web administrators, web site coordinators, webmasters, and related job titles.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, a student will:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the basic building blocks of Internet programming.
- Demonstrate an understanding of basic design principles for input and output on the Internet.
- Demonstrate the ability to analyze, coordinate, collect, normalize and implement a relational database for information management.
- Demonstrate the ability to manage a website.
Minimum Total Credits - 24
Educational Plan: The Educational Plan is an advisement tool that provides important information to students about how to complete this degree. Click here to Download the Educational Plan .
Career Path Opportunities
Are you wondering what careers you can explore with a degree or certificate? Perhaps you are not sure what people do or how much money they make in certain careers that pique your interest? Would you like to know how many jobs are predicted to be available in a particular industry? Or maybe you are unsure whether receiving a degree or certificate would be right for you? Go to https://sunywcc.emsicareercoach.com to explore career paths, their associated job descriptions, salary trends, and jobs trends. Complete a career assessment for additional guidance. Still not sure? Visit www.sunywcc.edu/career for more career resources and contacts.
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