Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
WDV101Intro HTML and CSS3Introduces past and current standards of HTML and CSS. Students will code HTML and CSS web pages, test them in browsers and publish them to a web server. Page layouts will use current CSS techniques.Loading...
WDV131Intro Photoshop and Fireworks3This course introduces students to the use of digital imagery for websites and other electronic media. Students learn to use Adobe Photoshop and Fireworks to create, modify and enhance images, and create exciting graphics for digital media use.Loading...
WDV150E-Commerce3This course will introduce the student to the basic elements of electronic commerce. It will focus on business and technical issues faced by a company that enters into the E-Commerce marketplace. Topics include defining the ecommerce market, current issues facing ecommerce, domain names, online revenue models, online payment processing, online sales tax issues, privacy policies, and copyright issues. Students will not receive credit for both WDV 150 and BUS 150.Loading...
WDV151Intro Web Design3This course introduces design principles and concepts as they relate to web design. Students will complete basic design projects, focusing on the main principles of design, color theory and basic typography. Students will not receive credit for both WDV 151 and GRD 411. Prerequisite: WDV 101, WDV 131, or instructor approval.Loading...
WDV205Advanced CSS3The course will expand upon the current use of CSS. Projects will address features of CSS3 including media queries for mobile site development, transitions and animations. Current CSS frameworks and pre-processor technologies will be featured in a project based environment. Prerequisite: WDV 101 or instructor approval.Loading...
WDV221Intro Javascript3Introduces the student to the concepts of the Javascript programming language and its related logic structures within an Internet browser. Will discuss the concepts of Dynamic HTML, which is the interaction of Javascript, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), HTML and the Document Object Model. Students will create dynamic forms, change content, and perform client-side, user-driven activities within a web page application. Prerequisite: WDV 101 or instructor permissionLoading...
WDV240Intro WordPress3This hands-on course in an introduction to WordPress as an Open Source database-driven web content management software. Students learn to use WordPress to plan, design, theme and produce commercially oriented websites. Prerequisite: WDV 101 or instructor approval.Loading...
WDV245Content Management Systems I3This hands-on course teaches how to plan, design and produce complete, commercially oriented website applications using professional Open Source database-driven web content management software. Using an industry-standard web development server, students will learn to install, modify and maintain CMS software such as WordPress and Joomla. Site themes or "skins" will be created and modified using Dreamweaver. Prerequisite: WDV 101 or CIS 204 or instructor permissionLoading...
WDV261Intro Flash3Provides an introduction to a current version of Adobe Flash software. Students will explore the Flash program and will become familiar with the layout and interface. Students will learn how to draw, import, layout, modify and animate content within Flash.Loading...
WDV321Advanced Javascript3Use Javascript to implement client-side form data validation, browser capability and motion as well as other dynamic content changes. Create dynamic cross-browser compatible, user-driven presentation and content with Javascript and CSS. Prerequisite: WDV 221 or instructor permissionLoading...
WDV331Dreamweaver Applications3Introduces the advanced features of a current version of Dreamweaver. This will include site management tools, creation and use of templates for layout control, implementation of Sprys as well as other features. A website application will be built using Dreamweaver's built-in database connectivity to provide server-side content delivery. Prerequisite: WDV 221 or instructor permissionLoading...
WDV341Intro PHP3This course will introduce PHP as a server-side scripting language. It will introduce the MySQL database and the SQL language for use with PHP. Students will embed PHP and SQL code into HTML pages and publish them to a PHP-enabled server. Students will create a web application that will allow for user login pages, as well as add, delete and update database content to web pages. Prerequisite: WDV 101 and WDV 221 or instructor permissionLoading...
WDV351Website Application Components3Students will learn how to implement a variety of third-party components into a website application. This includes, but is not limited to, videos, audios, RSS feeds, forums, blogs, bulletin boards, widgets, E-commerce components, XML, CGI scripts and form-handling components. Prerequisite: WDV 221 or instructor permissionLoading...
WDV441Advanced PHP3Expands the use of PHP, MySQL and SQL to create a functional Content Management System (CMS). Will include advanced functionality such as shopping carts, search, payment processing, reporting, AJAX, etc. Prerequisite: WDV 341 or instructor permissionLoading...
WDV445Content Management Systems II3Hands-on course uses industry standard Open Source content management system (CMS) software to build and deploy commercially oriented websites on an Internet server. Software could include Joomla, Drupal, Wordpress or other currently available software. Students will not receive credit for both WDV 446 and WDV 445. Prerequisite: WDV 245 or instructor permissionLoading...
WDV446Intro Drupal3This hands-on course is an introduction to Drupal as an Open Source database-driven web content management software. Students learn to use Drupal to plan, design, theme and produce commercially oriented websites. Students will not receive credit for both WDV 446 and WDV 445. Prerequisite: WDV 341 or instructor approval.Loading...
WDV490Website Applications Seminar3Students will build, update or modify new or existing commercially oriented website applications. Projects will include project planning, time estimating, group projects, version control and commercial web host interfaces. Prerequisite: Instructor permissionLoading...
WDV495Emerging Technologies Seminar3Explore the constant changes that occur rapidly in this field. Examine and discuss how current and future technologies may affect current website applications and future development. Recommended for those with a strong diverse background, interest and/or experience with website applications. Prerequisite: Instructor permissionLoading...
WDV521Intro Ajax3Student will plan and develop advanced client-side applications. AJAX and related frameworks will be introduced and used to create rich Internet applications. Applications will communicate with server applications using AJAX technologies including Javascript, XML and SOAP. Prerequisite: WDV 321 or instructor permissionLoading...
WDV541PHP Seminar3Explore the continuing changes and updates with PHP. Examine and discuss how current and future PHP technologies may affect current website applications and future development. Recommended for those with a strong diverse background, interest and/or experience with PHP and website applications. Prerequisite: WDV 441 or instructor permissionLoading...
WDV932Web Development Internship3Work-related opportunities provide significant experience for web developers. Students who are working or have an opportunity to work in a position that primarily uses web development knowledge and skills may use this course. Students are expected to find their own internship opportunity. Prerequisite: Instructor permissionLoading...