2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Jan 21, 2021  
2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Web Site Developer Certificate


Program Description

The curriculum in the Web Site Developer certificate program prepares the student to create and maintain professional, high-quality web sites. Program graduates will be competent in the technical areas of web design, including web graphic design, HTML5, CSS3 scripting, web application server-side languages, database driven content, web project management, internet security, and mobile applications. Various software tools will be used throughout the curriculum including: Adobe CC Suite and/or open source products, Program graduates earn a computer information systems technology/web site developer certificate and will have the skills necessary for employment in the web design field or to work as a free lance web designer. The purpose of this certificate is to provide training opportunities for persons already either already employed in the computer industry or have already been trained in a related computer area and wish to upgrade their skill with advanced courses and skills (Program Length: 3 Semesters Minimum)

View the Web Site Developer Program Fact Sheet for additional information.

Students applying for this program must be accepted into the Website Design/Development degree or diploma program unless they have completed the required prerequisite courses for this certificate.

Employment Opportunities

Basic Web Site Designer

Regulations published by the U.S. Department of Education require institutions that participate in the Title IV student financial assistance programs to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV-eligible educational programs, two years earlier, that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE Programs). Review current Gwinnett Technical College data for the Web Site Developer Certificate.


Essential Technical Courses (35 Credits)

Total: 35 Hours


Any CIST course for which the student has met the prerequisites may be used to satisfy this requirement.

Suggested First Semester classes:


Some courses may have additional prerequisites not listed in the curriculum. Please refer to individual course descriptions for further information.