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Environmental & Applied Technology

Web Development Associate in Science and Certificate of Achievement

This degree program equips students with the essential coding, programming, and design skills needed to build websites and applications for desktop and mobile platforms. Students gain practical experience using state of the art web development technology to prepare for entry-level positions as web developers. The curriculum is continually updated to respond to rapidly changing industry trends.

See Business Office Technology for specific Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).

Career Opportunities

Communications Specialist
Computer Game Programmer
Computer Hardware Specialist
Computer Help Desk Technician
Computer Maintenance Technician
Computer Software Technician
Computer Support Specialist
Computer Systems Analyst1
Computing Analyst1
Cyber Security Specialist
Database Manager1
Information Specialist
Information Systems Programmer1
LAN/WAN Manager
Manufacturer’s Representative
Network Administrator
Network Analyst1
Network Consultant
Network Control Technician
Network Training and Support Specialist
Programmer Analyst1
Sales and Service
Scientific Programmer1
Software Consultant
Software Developer1
Systems Analyst1
Systems Programmer1
Technical Support Representative
Telecommunications Programmer1
Telecommunications Technician
Telecommunications Technical Engineer1
Training Specialist
Web Designer
Web Developer


Bachelor Degree or higher required.

Similar Course List

The following Cuyamaca and Grossmont College courses are considered similar enough to be accepted in the major for local computer science degrees in the district. Modification of Major forms are not required.

Cuyamaca Course Similar Grossmont Course
CIS-140 CSIS-180
CIS-190 CSIS-112
CIS-191 CSIS-113
CIS-211 CSIS-132
CIS-213 CSIS-133
CIS-215 CSIS-135
CS-119 CSIS-119
CS-181 CSIS-296
CS-182 CSIS-293
CS-281 CSIS-297
CS-282 CSIS-294

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Develop attractive, usable, mobile-friendly websites using current development technologies such as HTML/CSS, JavaScript, PHP/MySQL, frameworks, and content management systems.

Associate in Science Degree Requirements

CIS-211Web Development I3
CIS-213Web Development II3
CIS-215JavaScript Web Programming3
CIS-219PHP/MySQL Dynamic Web-based Applications3
CS-119Program Design and Development3
CS-119LProgram Design and Development Lab1
GD-105Fundamentals of Digital Media3
Select one of the following:1-4
E-Commerce and Web Presence
Web Development Capstone
Directed Work Experience in CIS
Select two of the following:6-8
Principles of Information Systems
Linux Operating System
Introduction to Java Programming
Adobe Photoshop Digital Imaging
Professional Business Practices
Web Graphics
Web Animation
Total Units29-34

Plus General Education Requirements

Certificate of Achievement

Students who complete only the major requirements above qualify for a Certificate in Web Development. An official request must be filed with the Admissions and Records Office prior to the deadline as stated in the Academic Calendar.