Associate in Applied Science in Web Server Administrator

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Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Computer and Information Technology

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The base degree for this pathway map is no longer offered for new students. It is presented only for archival purposes.

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Web Server Administrator is designed to give students a set of skills that would allow them to develop comprehensive and interactive websites with database access as well as to setup and maintain web servers. Completing the program may lead to positions such as web technician and web server administrator.

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Field of Interest
Computer and Information Technology
Type
Associate Degree
Academic Plan
Web Server Administrator (DEG)
Academic Plan Code
3087
Total Credits Required
62-67
Catalog Year
2020-2021
Program Notes

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

What You’ll Learn

This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Construct an overview of the Internet and its resources to include basic web page development.
  2. Demonstrate web understanding by designing and creating presentations on the Internet's World Wide Web with the Web's hypertext markup language (HTML).
  3. Design and build relational databases.
  4. Perform the set-up and management of internet/intranet services, including World Wide Web (WWW) and Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) and implement server security features.
  5. Design software for Web sites, including client-side script and Common GateWay Interface (CGI) scripting.
  6. Demonstrate the skills necessary to install, configure, use and maintain a UNIX operating system or a Linux operating system.
  7. Install and configure a Windows operating system including administrative tools, user and group accounts and share permissions.
  8. Configure and customize Windows network operating system.
  9. Configure remote access to a server.
  10. Identify the scheduling tools and costing techniques and how each contributes to successful project completion.
  11. Explain how business enterprises anticipate or react to the needs and/or demands of its customers, employees, stockholders, and government agencies (e.g. OSHA, EPA).
  12. Describe and explain the goals and functions of networking technology and configuration.
  13. Determine when technology is useful and select the appropriate tool(s) and technology resources to address a variety of tasks and problems.
  14. Identify and implement project goals, objectives, methodology, a timeline for completion, and guidelines for documenting and evaluating the completed project.

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this degree may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages* for this degree. Education requirements vary for the occupations listed below, so you may need further education or degrees in order to qualify for some of these jobs and earn the related salaries. Please visit with an academic advisor and/or program director for additional information. You can click on any occupation to view the detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

Course Sequence by Term

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

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • 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 current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
  • Consult with your faculty mentor or academic advisor to determine educational requirements, including possible university transfer options, for your chosen career field.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
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
Mathematics Any approved General Education course in the Mathematics area See Academic Advisor for recommended courses. MA 3–5
Restricted Electives RE

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS166AA Introduction to Javascript RC 3
(CIS126DL) or
CIS226AL or
CIS240DL
(Linux Operating System) or Internet/Intranet Server Administration-Linux or Linux Network Administration RC 3
MST150 or
(MST150XP) or
(MST152) or
(MST152DA) or
(MST152DB)
MST150 or (MST150XP) or (Microsoft Windows Server) or (MST152DA) or (MST152DB) RC 4
CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking OR equivalent by assessment. CR 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

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS166AB or
CIS166AE
CIS166AB or Web Scripting with PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP) 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
Oral Communications Any approved General Education course in the Oral Communications area See Academic Advisor for recommended courses. COM 3
SBU200 Society and Business SB 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS117DM or
CIS276DA or
CIS276DB or
CIS276DC
Microsoft Access: Database Management or MySQL Database or SQL Server Database or Oracle Database RC 3
CIS224 Project Management Microsoft Project for Windows RC 3
CIS233DA Internet/Web Development Level II RC 3
CNT140AA Introduction to Networks RC 4
Restricted Electives See Academic Advisor for recommended courses RE

Program Electives

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

A list of program electives for this pathway map
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS233DC Internet Web Development: Dreamweaver RE 3
CIS120DC Introduction to Adobe Animate RE 3
CIS120DF Introduction to Adobe Photoshop RE 3
CIS235 E-Commerce RE 3
CIS220DC Flash: Advanced Animation and ActionScript RE 3
CIS234 XML Application Development RE 3
CIS250 Management of Information Systems RE 3
CIS290AC Computer Information Systems Internship RE 3

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Disclaimer

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an academic advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.

View MCCCD’s curriculum website for the Associate in Applied Science in Web Server Administrator (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=118468).

Other Versions

The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. Other versions of this pathway map from different catalog years are available below:

A list of the current and previous versions of the pathway map for the Web Server Administrator program
Catalog Year Effective Dates
2020-2021 (Current)    5/26/2020 – 5/24/2021
2019-2020 5/28/2019 – 5/25/2020
2018-2019 5/29/2018 – 5/27/2019