Academics

Web Developer Essentials

The mission of the Web Developer Essentials Certificate program is to instruct students in the fundamentals of programming and scripting of websites for business and industry using web standards and responsive design.

Accreditation:

Accredited by Webprofessionals.org as a Web Professional Academy

Degree

Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 29

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
CMWEB 110BEGINNING WEB DEVELOPMENT WITH HTML AND CSS 4
CMWEB 120INTERMEDIATE WEB DEVELOPMENT WITH HTML AND CSS 4
CMWEB 130WEB CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, SEO, AND ANALYTICS 4
CMWEB 140ELECTRONIC COMMERCE 4
CMWEB 150WEB ACCESSIBILITY AND USABILITY 4
CMWEB 160INTRODUCTION TO SCRIPTING FOR THE WEB AND XML 4
CMWEB 270WEB SERVER AND WEB APPLICATION SECURITY 4
CMWEB 296WEB DEVELOPER ESSENTIALS CAPSTONE *1

* The capstone course CMWEB296 provides a review and offers students the choice of either taking the Web Professionals Certified Web Developer Apprentice (CWDVA-apprentice) Certification Exam, an industry-recognized credential, or creating a project that utilizes components from their previous web development classes to demonstrate competency.

Students enrolled in this program must meet with their assigned academic advisor to plan a specific course schedule meeting Illinois Central College and personal requirements.

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1CMWEB 110, CMWEB 130, CMWEB 150, CMWEB 160
Spring Semester 1CMWEB 120, CMWEB 140, CMWEB 270, CMWEB 296

Program Contact Information

Business, Legal, and Information Systems Department
Technology Center
Room 205
(309)694-5558

Illinois Career Cluster

Information Technology

Career Pathway:
Network Systems