First Term

IT DEVELOPMENT AND DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS 1.00
PROGRAMMING CONCEPTS A 1.00
PROGRAMMING CONCEPTS B 1.00
PROGRAMMING CONCEPTS C 1.00
WEB DESIGN 1 A 1.00
WEB DESIGN 1 B 1.00
WEB DESIGN 1 C 1.00

Second Term

USER EXPERIENCE DESIGN 3.00
RASTER GRAPHICS AND LAYOUT FOR WEB AND MOBILE 3.00
VECTOR GRAPHIC & ANIMATION FOR WEB & MOBILE 3.00

Third Term

WEB DESIGN 2 3.00
CONTENT CREATION AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 3.00
CLIENT-SIDE WEB DEVELOPMENT 1 3.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

First Term

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

WEB DESIGN 1 C (10152553)

1.00

TBD

Second Term

USER EXPERIENCE DESIGN (10152223)

3.00

Examines the design, prototyping and evaluation of user interfaces. Learners will apply user experience standards in the development of web and software interfaces to provide a quality user experience. Topics include: psychological and interaction principles, requirements analysis, designing for different devices, style guides, usability testing, and visual design principles.

NTC Assessments Offered:

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.

NTC Assessments Offered:

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.

NTC Assessments Offered:

Third Term

WEB DESIGN 2 (10152212)

3.00

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.

NTC Assessments Offered:

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.

CLIENT-SIDE WEB DEVELOPMENT 1 (10152310)

3.00

Applies the basic concepts of computer programming using JavaScript, with an emphasis on structured programming, exception handling, debugging, testing and writing event handlers. Learners will create JavaScript applications using Microsoft Visual Studio. Additional topics include: online software development resources, programming and documentation standards, variable lifetime/scope, data types, control structures and mathematical calculations.

NTC Assessments Offered:
National Exams Accepted:
  • AP Computer Science (additional assessment required)

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.

Have Questions?

If you have further questions regarding our Credit for Prior Learning options, please contact Student Records at studentrecords@ntc.edu or 715.803.1023.