The IT - Web Designer Associate Degree is a 65 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

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Data Concepts A (10152531)

1.00

Introduces students to foundational concepts of data, information, and data management. Learners identify and use different types of data models. Learners use Microsoft Visio to create diagrams that illustrate how entities are related. Additional topics include eliminating data redundancy, explaining structures of relational tables, and compiling a data dictionary.

Conditions

Student has satisfied all of the following: [Students who specified one or more of these Programs of Study or Program Foci: Business Analyst, Data Analysis Specialist, Data Analytics] And Student has satisfied all of the following: [Student has completed or is in process of completing any of the following course(s): MICROAPP 10154104 - Foundations Of Technical Supp, PROGRAMR 10152500 - IT Devel & Design Fundamentals with grade greater than or equal to C (Post Secondary Grading Scheme).]

Industry Credentials Accepted:
  • Google Data Analytics Certificate

Math & Logic (10804133)

3.00

Students will apply mathematical problem solving techniques. Topics will include symbolic logic, sets, algebra, Boolean algebra and number bases. Keywords: Math, Logic, Math and Logic

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IT Development And Design Fundamentals (10152500)

1.00

Introduces the field of IT software development and design. Learners will explore degree and career paths, IT tools and processes and begin to demonstrate professional communication. Learners will create or modify a simple computer program using an integrated development environment.

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Programming Concepts C (10152503)

1.00

Emphasizes programming concepts and standards, building on the object-oriented approach of 10-152-502 Programming Concepts B, with a focus on iterative development and testing. This course uses C# .NET, the Unified Modeling Language (UML) and other tools to present concepts from a variety of perspectives. Learners will create UML diagrams and write/debug C# .NET applications, applying the object-oriented basics of abstraction, encapsulation, inheritance.

Conditions

Student has completed or is in process of completing all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152502 - Programming Concepts B with grade greater than or equal to C (Post Secondary Grading Scheme).

Programming Concepts B (10152502)

1.00

Reinforces programming concepts and standards, building on the object-oriented approach introduced in 10-152-501 Programming Concepts A, with a focus on iterative development and testing. This course uses C# .NET, the Unified Modeling Language (UML) and other tools to present concepts from a variety of perspectives. Learners will create UML diagrams and write/debug C# .NET applications, applying the object-oriented basics of abstraction and encapsulation. Additional topics include: utilization of a debugger, object multiplicity and constructors.

Conditions

Student has completed or is in process of completing all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152501 - Programming Concepts A with grade greater than or equal to C (Post Secondary Grading Scheme).

Programming Concepts A (10152501)

1.00

Introduces programming concepts and terminology using an object-oriented approach, with a focus on iterative development and testing. This course uses C# .NET, the Unified Modeling Language (UML) and other tools to present concepts from a variety of perspectives. Learners will create UML diagrams and write/debug C# .NET applications that incorporate classes, fields, methods and variables. Additional topics include: utilization of an Integrated Development Environment (IDE), value and reference types, object instantiation/lifetime/scope and mathematical/conditional/logical expressions.

Conditions

Student has completed or is in process of completing any of the following course(s): ITDATA 10156100 - Data Fundamentals, PROGRAMR 10152500 - IT Devel & Design Fundamentals with grade greater than or equal to C (Post Secondary Grading Scheme).

Web Design 1 C (10152553)

1.00

Introduces Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) coding techniques. Learners will create/modify web pages using HTML tags and style the web pages with CSS. Additionally, learners will create and edit text content. For the final course project, learners will create a personal website portfolio. Additional topics include: text editors, FTP utilities and browser tools.

Conditions

Student has completed or is in process of completing all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152552 - Web Design 1 B

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Web Design 1 B (10152552)

1.00

Introduces Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) coding techniques. Learners will create/modify web pages using HTML tags and style the web pages with CSS. Additionally, learners will create and edit text content. For the final course project, learners will create a personal website portfolio. Additional topics include: text editors, FTP utilities and browser tools.

Conditions

Student has completed or is in process of completing all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152551 - Web Design 1 A

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Web Design 1 A (10152551)

1.00

Introduces Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) coding techniques along with the development of text content to communicate clearly, concisely and effectively on the web. Learners will create/modify web pages using HTML tags and style the web pages with CSS. Additionally, learners will create and edit text content. For the final course project, learners will begin a personal website portfolio. Additional topics include: copyright considerations, text editors, and browser tools.

Conditions

Student has completed or is in process of completing all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152500 - IT Devel & Design Fundamentals

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Data Concepts C (10152533)

1.00

Create database models and database objects using T-SQL statements. Learners use data manipulation language (DML) to modify and create data. Learners manipulate the structure of existing tables to add, modify, and remove columns and constraints. Additional topics include foreign key relationships and indexes.

Conditions

Student has completed or is in process of completing all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152532 - Data Concepts B

Industry Credentials Accepted:
  • Google Data Analytics Certificate

Data Concepts B (10152532)

1.00

Learners describe primary keys and how to select them. Learners explain normalization and its role in the database design process. Learners apply normalization rules to evaluate and correct table structures. Learners use SQL Server and retrieve information from data tables. Learners use to SQL queries to join tables, aggregate data, and restrict data retrieval.

Conditions

Student has completed or is in process of completing all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152531 - Data Concepts A

Industry Credentials Accepted:
  • Google Data Analytics Certificate

College 101 (10890165)

1.00

Examines proven strategies designed to help learners achieve greater personal, academic, and professional success. Learners will apply personal responsibility thinking and behaviors; self- management, awareness, and motivation strategies; as well as interdependence skills to develop a proactive life plan.

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Web Branding And Marketing Technical Support (10152224)

3.00

Explores the tools and technologies to create an online brand and marketing presence. Learners will create a personal brand and market themselves through the use of various online technologies. Emphasis will be placed on designing a web presence that incorporates branding/marketing technologies for competitive advantage. Additional topics include: a review of the marketing aspects of search engine optimization (SEO), social media to drive web traffic, email marketing technologies and tracking of social media results.

Conditions

Student has satisfied all of the following: [Student has completed all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152553 - Web Design 1 C] And Student has satisfied all of the following: [Student has completed or is in process of completing all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152232 - Vector Graphics & Animation Fo]

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Vector Graphic & Animation For Web & Mobile (10152232)

3.00

Examines the skills necessary for the production and manipulation of vector images. Learners will produce and edit vector images using image production software. Additional topics include creating and altering graphics to match a client’s specifications.

Conditions

Student has completed all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152500 - IT Devel & Design Fundamentals

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Collaborative Application Development (10152391)

3.00

Introduces the Agile software development methodology and applies it to managing a software development project. Learners will work in small teams, taking an application through its entire lifecycle including the phases of requirements gathering, analysis, design, development, testing, deployment and maintenance. Additional topics include an introduction to the following disciplines and related tools: project management, version control, issue tracking, unit/regression testing and automated build/deployment.

Conditions

Student has completed all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152223 - User Experience Design, PROGRAMR 10152506 - Object-Oriented Programming C with grade greater than or equal to C (Post Secondary Grading Scheme).

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Written Communication (10801195)

3.00

Develops writing skills which include prewriting, drafting, revising and editing. A variety of writing assignments are designed to help the learner analyze audience and purpose, research and organize ideas and format and design documents based on subject matter and content. Also develops critical reading and thinking skills through the analysis of a variety of written documents. Keywords: Written Comm, Comm, Writing

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National Exams Accepted:
  • CLEP® College Composition
  • AP English Language & Composition

English Composition 1 (10801136)

3.00

Learners develop and apply skills in all aspects of the writing process. Through a variety of learning activities and written documents, learners employ rhetorical strategies, plan, organize and revise content, apply critical reading strategies, locate and evaluate information, integrate and document sources, and apply standardized English language conventions.Keywords:English Comp, Comp 1, E Com, English 1, English

NTC Assessments Offered:
National Exams Accepted:
  • CLEP® College Composition
  • AP English Language & Composition

User Experience Design C (10152526)

1.00

Applies the principles and concepts of the design and prototype and testing phase of the User Experience Design process. Learners will apply user experience standards in the development of an interactive prototype to provide a quality user experience. Topics include: psychological and interaction principles, designing for different devices, usability and user experience testing, and interactive design principles.

Conditions

Student has completed or is in process of completing all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152525 - User Experience Design B

User Experience Design B (10152525)

1.00

Examine the fundamental principles and concepts of the design and prototyping phase of the User Experience Design process. Learners will apply user experience standards in the design of web and software interfaces to provide a quality user experience. Topics include: psychological and interaction principles, requirements analysis, style guides, usability testing, and visual design principles.

Conditions

Student has completed or is in process of completing all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152524 - User Experience Design A

Raster Graphics And Layout For Web And Mobile (10152231)

3.00

Explores the skills for the production and manipulation of raster images. Learners will produce and edit raster images using selection, layer, digital masking, image correction, and enhancement techniques in image production software. Additional topics include image optimization and file format options.

Conditions

Student has completed all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152500 - IT Devel & Design Fundamentals

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Oral/interpersonal Communication (10801196)

3.00

Focuses upon developing speaking, verbal and nonverbal communication and listening skills through individual presentations, group activities and other projects. Keywords: Oral, Oral Comm, Comm, Speech

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Speech (10801198)

3.00

<p><span>Explores the fundamentals of effective oral presentation to small and large groups. Topic selection, audience analysis, methods of organization, research, supporting evidence, delivery techniques, active listening, and other essential elements of speaking successfully, form the basis of the course. Includes informative, persuasive, and occasion speech presentations. Audience requirements to be determined by individual colleges.</span></p>

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Web Design 2 A (10152554)

1.00

Extends knowledge of HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Learners review basic HTML/CSS concepts, apply their knowledge of the box model, learn additional HTML concepts and CSS styling techniques and create responsive websites. Additional topics include: using tools and techniques to assist in troubleshooting and a brief introduction to JavaScript.

Conditions

Student has completed all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152553 - Web Design 1 C

Client-Side Web Development 1 A (10152561)

1.00

Applies the basic concepts of client-side development using JavaScript, with an emphasis on understanding the similarities and differences between JavaScript and other object-oriented languages, array structures, objects, debugging, and exploring the Document Object Model (DOM). Learners will create and debug JavaScript applications using an IDE.

Conditions

Student has completed all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152503 - Programming Concepts C, PROGRAMR 10152553 - Web Design 1 C

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Introductory Statistics (10804189)

3.00

Students taking Introductory Statistics display data with graphs, describe distributions with numbers, perform correlation and regression analyses and design experiments. They use probability and distributions to make predictions, estimate parameters and test hypotheses. They draw inferences about relationships including ANOVA. Keywords: Stats, Intro to Stats, Data

Conditions

Student has completed any of the following course(s): MATH 10804107 - College Mathematics, MATH 10804118 - Intermediate Algebra W/Apps, MATH 10804123 - Math W Business Apps, MATH 10804133 - Math & Logic, MATH 10804195 - College Algebra W/Apps, MATH 10804198 - Calculus 1

National Exams Accepted:
  • AP Statistics

Content Creation And Management Systems (10152225)

3.00

Introduces the development of multimedia content to communicate clearly, concisely and effectively on the web. Learners will create and edit audio and video content. Further, learners will be introduced to current Content Management Systems (CMS) and related tools used to create dynamic and flexible web content. Learners will create multiple web projects using the designated CMS tool. Topics include: when to use a CMS; overview of a designated CMS tool; and using a CMS to create, modify, enhance, and maintain a website. Additional topics include: animation, sound and video editing software and file types and the content creation process.

Conditions

Student has completed any of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152211 - Web Design 1, PROGRAMR 10152553 - Web Design 1 C

Web Design 2 C (10152556)

1.00

Extends knowledge of HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Learners review basic HTML/CSS concepts, apply their knowledge of the box model, learn additional HTML concepts and CSS styling techniques and create responsive websites. Additional topics include: using tools and techniques to assist in troubleshooting and a brief introduction to JavaScript.

Conditions

Student has completed or is in process of completing all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152555 - Web Design 2 B

Web Design 2 B (10152555)

1.00

Extends knowledge of HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Learners review basic HTML/CSS concepts, apply their knowledge of the box model, learn additional HTML concepts and CSS styling techniques and create responsive websites. Additional topics include: using tools and techniques to assist in troubleshooting and a brief introduction to JavaScript.

Conditions

Student has completed or is in process of completing all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152554 - Web Design 2 A

Client-Side Web Development 1 C (10152563)

1.00

Explores the intermediate concepts of client-side development using JavaScript, with an emphasis on JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), server-side JavaScript, mobile JavaScript environments, the DOM and HTML APIs and European Computer Manufacturers Association (ECMA script) versus JavaScript versions. Learners will also explore JavaScript frameworks.

Conditions

Student has completed or is in process of completing all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152562 - Client-Side Development 1 B

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Client-Side Web Development 1 B (10152562)

1.00

Applies the concepts of client-side development using JavaScript, with an emphasis on understanding security, the Document Object Model (DOM), arrays, objects, as well as functions and modularity and exploring AJAX communication.

Conditions

Student has completed or is in process of completing all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152561 - Client-Side Development 1 A

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Web Design 3 (10152213)

3.00

Introduces the web design cycle, applies responsive web design concepts and prepares learners for real world website design. Learners will use current responsive frameworks in the creation of a website. Additional topics include the Canvas tag and the management of web projects.

Conditions

Student has completed all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152556 - Web Design 2 C

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Client-Side Web Development 2 A (10152564)

1.00

TBD

Conditions

Student has completed all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152563 - Client-Side Development 1 C

Psychology Of Human Relations (10809199)

3.00

Explores the relationship between the general principles of psychology and our everyday lives. Students are given the opportunity to achieve a deepened sense of awareness of themselves and others. This understanding enables students to improve their relationships with others at work, in the family and in society. Keywords: Psych, Relationships, Human Relations, Hr psych

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Intro To Psychology (10809198)

3.00

This introductory course in psychology is a survey of the multiple aspects of human behavior. It involves a survey of the theoretical foundations of human functioning in such areas as learning, motivation, emotions, personality, deviance and pathology, physiological factors and social influences. It directs the student to an insightful understanding of the complexities of human relationships in personal, social and vocational settings. Keywords: Psych, Intro to Psych

NTC Assessments Offered:
National Exams Accepted:
  • CLEP® Introductory Psychology
  • AP Psychology

Application Development Capstone Project (10152393)

3.00

Builds team software development and communication skills. Learners will form small teams, each identifying, designing and implementing an attractive and usable software application. The project teams will each use Agile software development principles to manage their projects, communicate project status, adapt to changing requirements and overcome technical challenges. Additional topics include a review of the Agile software development methodology.

Conditions

Student has satisfied all of the following: [Student has completed all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152225 - Content Creation & Mangt Syst, PROGRAMR 10152391 - Collaborative Application Deve, PROGRAMR 10152526 - User Experience Design C] And Student has satisfied all of the following: [Student has completed any of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152392 - Software Architecture, PROGRAMR 10152563 - Client-Side Development 1 C] And Student has satisfied all of the following: [Student has completed all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152526 - User Experience Design C] And Student has satisfied all of the following: [Student has completed any of the following course(s): BUSADMIN 10102323 - Business Requirements & Analys, BUSADMIN 10102326 - Business Requirements And Anal, PROGRAMR 10152563 - Client-Side Development 1 C]

Open-Source Web Development A: Php/MySQL (10152567)

1.00

Introduces server-side web development using PHP and MySQL. Learners will create open-source, server-side web applications. Additional topics include: web security and creating and writing web services.

Conditions

Student has completed all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152563 - Client-Side Development 1 C

Intro To Ethics: Theory & App (10809166)

3.00

This course provides a basic understanding of the theoretical foundations of ethical thought. Diverse ethical perspectives will be used to analyze and compare relevant issues. Students will critically evaluate individual, social and/or professional standards of behavior and apply a systematic decision-making process to these situations. Keywords: Ethics

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Client-Side Web Development 2 C (10152566)

1.00

TBD

Conditions

Student has completed all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152563 - Client-Side Development 1 C

Client-Side Web Development 2 B (10152565)

1.00

TBD

Conditions

Student has completed all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152563 - Client-Side Development 1 C

Open-Source Web Development C: React (10152569)

1.00

Introduces server-side web development using the JavaScript-based React framework. Learners will create open-source, server-side web applications. Additional topics include: web security, authentication and React Native.

Conditions

Student has completed all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152563 - Client-Side Development 1 C

Open-Source Web Development B: Angular (10152568)

1.00

Introduces full stack web development using Angular open-source framework. Additionally, technologies, such as Express, Node, .Net Core and Entity Framework integration will be explored. Learners will create open-source web applications. Additional topics include: web security and creating and writing web services.

Conditions

Student has completed all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152563 - Client-Side Development 1 C

Test-Out Option Term Definitions

Test

An exam that is scored by faculty or staff in NTC’s Testing Center.

Skill Demonstration

A performance of your expertise that is evaluated by faculty.

Combination: Test & Skill Demonstration

A combination of both a test and a skill demonstration.

Portfolio

A collection and explanation of your past learning through work or life experience.

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