Dec 09, 2023  
Fall 2022 - Summer 2023 Academic Catalog 
Fall 2022 - Summer 2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Web Development Certificate

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School: Business and Professional Careers
Academic Dept: Computer Information Technologies
HEGIS: 5104

Important Note about Program Requirements

The requirements listed below are for students entering into this program from Fall 2022 to Summer 2023. 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.

Program Description

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:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the basic building blocks of Internet programming.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of basic design principles for input and output on the Internet.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to analyze, coordinate, collect, normalize and implement a relational database for information management.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to manage a website.

Program Map

The academic map below presents the recommended plan of study and will guide you through your program in a timely manner. Click the course abbreviations for full course descriptions. A course may be critical because it is a pre-requisite, requires a minimum grade, or because it is only offered once a year. Missing a critical course may push back your graduation date. Meet with an Academic Counselor or Faculty Advisor to ensure you are on track to complete your program.

Critical Courses should be taken in the order shown to stay on track and graduate on time.


 Semester 1

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Critical Course Pre-reqs or Co-reqs Credits Notes
CIS 140        3  
CIS 150   3  
CIS 155   3  
CIS 225   3  
Semester Total Credits     12  

Semester 2

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Critical Course Pre-reqs or Co-reqs Credits Notes
CIS 240   3  
CIS 260   3  
Computer Information Systems or Art Elective   3
Computer Information Systems or Art Elective   3
Semester Total Credits     12  


✹ Choose any 3-credit Computer Information Systems (CIS) or Interactive Technologies (ITECH) course.


Minimum Total Credits: 24

Gainful Employment Disclosure

For information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who have completed this program, and other important information please visit Web Development Certificate - GE Disclosure. For an overview of all gainful employment disclosures at Westchester Community College, visit

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