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CIS: Web Specialist AAS Degree

The technology of the Internet is constantly evolving both in terms of delivery infrastructure and website development tools. To stay abreast of these technological advances requires programming and design knowledge, skills and experience. A good site must include both quality visual communication design and functionality. Programming is needed for interactivity to search databases and track usage. Visual graphic design is needed to convey the content message and provide branding for products and services.

This degree is designed to prepare the Internet professional to design web pages and to program for the web. It provides the working knowledge of various programming languages,multimedia technologies, graphic development and web design tools. The Internet professional may be involved with designing, developing, operating, maintaining and managing web-based publishing.

Students who satisfactorily complete all college and program requirements qualify for an associate in applied science degree.

Schoolcraft program code # AAS.00275
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Total Credits: 15

First Year - Winter Semester

Total Credits: 16

First Year - Spring Session

Total Credits: 3

Second Year - Fall Semester

Total Credits: 15

Second Year - Winter Semester

Total Credits: 15

Electives

Program Total: 64 Credits

Not all courses are offered each semester.  Students should work with an academic advisor or counselor to develop a schedule that will work for them. Students planning to transfer should check the transfer institution’s requirements/guides or discuss their options with an academic advisor or counselor. Number of credits may vary depending on the course selection.

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