Associate in Applied Science in Web Designer

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Web Designer is designed to give students a set of skills that could allow them to develop simple websites with static information. Completing the program may lead to such positions as web technician and web designer assistant or to serve as a departmental or personal web publisher.

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Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Degree
Academic Plan
Web Designer (AAS)
Academic Plan Code
3085
Total Credits Required
64

Career Opportunities

This pathway map can lead to a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are a sampling of some of the possible positions and Arizona-based salaries related to this pathway map. Some of the opportunities presented below may require either a bachelor degree or a post-graduate level education.

Example job titles with salary information
Occupation / Title Annual Median Wage
Graphic Designers $44,560
Multimedia Artists and Animators $58,940
Web Developers $62,750
Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by placement tests and completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

Term 1

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
15
CIS120DC Adobe Animate: Digital Animation RC 3
CIS120DF Adobe Photoshop Level I: Digital Imaging RC 3
CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I RC 3
First-Year Composition Any approved General Education course in the First-Year Composition area. See Academic Advisor for recommended courses. FYC 3
Oral Communications Any approved General Education course in the Oral Communications area. Oral Comm 3

Term 2

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
15
CIS166AA Introduction to Javascripting RC 3
CIS220DC Flash: Advanced Animation and ActionScript RC 3
CIS233DA Internet/Web Development Level II RC 3
CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking OR equivalent by assessment. Critical Rdg 3
First-Year Composition Any approved General Education course in the First-Year Composition area. See Academic Advisor for recommended courses. FYC 3

Term 3

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
15
CIS233DC Internet Web Development: Dreamweaver RC 3
CIS234 XML Application Development RC 3
CIS235 E-Commerce RC 3
Mathematics Any approved General Education course in the Mathematics area. See Academic Advisor for recommended courses. Math 3
SBU200 Society and Business SB 3

Term 4

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
19
CIS243 Internet/Web Development Level III RC 3
CIS290AC or
CIS298AC
Computer Information Systems Internship or
Special Projects
RC 3
Humanities & Fine Arts Any approved General Education course in the Humanities & Fine Arts area. See Academic Advisor for recommended courses. HU 3
Natural Sciences Any approved General Education course in the Natural Sciences area. See Academic Advisor for recommended courses. NS 4
Restricted Electives RE 6

Program Electives

Select from the following courses to meet the Restricted Electives requirement.

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS120DB Computer Graphics: Adobe Illustrator RE 3
CIS120DK Introduction to Digital Video Editing RE 3
MTC120 Introduction to Sound Design for Film and Video RE 3
TCM120 Introduction to Sound Design for Film and Video RE 3
CIS120DL Digital Video Compositing: After Effects RE 3
CIS166AB Web Scripting with Perl/CGI RE 3
CIS166AE Web Scripting with PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP) RE 3
CIS291 Business Video Projects RE 3
CIS220DK Advanced Digital Video Production: Premiere RE 3
CIS224 Project Management Microsoft Project for Windows RE 3

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Program Area Key

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HUM = Humanities, Arts and Design
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social-Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

View MCCCD’s program website for the Associate in Applied Science in Web Designer (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=110800).

* Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.