Academics

Web Systems

The mission of the Web Systems program of study is to prepare students for employment as a web professional by educating them in the skills and knowledge needed to maintain corporate intranet, extranet, internet, and mobile web sites and applications.

Accreditation:

Accredited by Webprofessionals.org as a Web Professional Academy

Degree

Associate in Applied Science (Career Program)
Total Credit Hours: 63

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required General Education Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 110
or
COMPOSITION I 
or
3
ENGL 125
or
BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS 
or
3
ENGL 201TECHNICAL COMMUNICATIONS 3
COMMUNICATION *3
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
MATHEMATICS/LABORATORY SCIENCE  *3 to 4
BUS 120BUSINESS MATHEMATICS 3
HUMANITIES *3

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 135BUSINESS USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA 4
CMWEB 140ELECTRONIC COMMERCE 4
CMWEB 150WEB ACCESSIBILITY AND USABILITY 4
CMWEB 160INTRODUCTION TO SCRIPTING FOR THE WEB AND XML 4
CMWEB 200JAVASCRIPT AND MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT FOR WEB DEVELOPERS 4
CMWEB 220ADVANCED WEB AND MOBILE DEVELOPMENT WITH HTML AND CSS 4
CMWEB 241PHP 4
CMWEB 270WEB SERVER AND WEB APPLICATION SECURITY 4
CMWEB 298WEB DEVELOPER ASSOCIATE CAPSTONE **1

* See specific requirements for Associate in Applied Science Degree.
** For the capstone course CMWEB298, the student will either take the Web Professionals Web Developer Associate Exam, an industry recognized certification, or complete a comprehensive project that reviews and demonstrates competency in the most important concepts covered in the classes in the program.

Students enrolled in the Associate in Applied Science degree 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 1CMWEB110, CMWEB130, CMWEB150, CMWEB160
Spring Semester 1CMWEB120, CMWEB140, CMWEB200, BUS120
Summer SemesterEnglish
Fall Semester 2CMWEB135, CMWEB220, CMWEB241, Mathematics/Lab Science
Spring Semester 2Social Science, Humanities, Communication, CMWEB270, CMWEB298

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