Feb 01, 2023  
2016-2017 SLCC General Catalog 

Web Programmer: CP (Competency-Based)(CTE)

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Certificate of Proficiency | 765 Clock Hours

School of Applied Technology
Program Location
South City Campus, SCC, 2-133
General Information (801) 957-7522
Program Information (801) 957-3354

Program Website
Academic and Career Advising
Academic Advisor Veronica Medina, 1-061, (801)- 957-­3199

Program Faculty
Assistant Professors - Kelly J. Albers

Program Description
This program covers basic and advanced scripting and programming skills needed to create web sites and applications that are dynamic, data-driven, and interactive. The courses include techniques to build web sites that ensure functionality, security, and ease of use. Instruction includes debugging, validating, cookies, sessions, server and clientside issues. The Web Programmer certificate is designed to provide the student with comprehensive training in scripting, software applications, and skills to prepare the student for employment doing web-programming tasks in a variety of organizational settings.

Career Opportunities
For state and national occupation information, visit http://online.onetcenter.org/find/ and enter the following O*Net code(s):

  • 15-1134.00 - Web Developers
  • 15-1021.00 - Computer Programmers
  • 15-1199.03 - Web Administrators

Program Entry Requirements
Students must demonstrate basic education skills as assessed by the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE):

  • Reading: 10
  • Math: 8.0

Documented competency or instructor approval of the following:

  • Beginning Keyboarding (KAOS 0110 ) or 20 WPM

Estimated Cost for Students
Please visit the following program website for up-to-date cost information: http://www.slcc.edu/sat/programs/mediaandwebdesign/webprogrammer.aspx

Estimated Time to Completion
765 Clock Hours

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically & creatively
5 - Become a community engaged learner
6 - Work in professional & constructive manner
7 - Develop computer & information literacy
Demonstrate use of web-based programming languages to create user-friendly, functional, and useful web sites by completing hands-on projects per department and industry standards. 1, 2, 4, 6, 7
Create visually appealing, user friendly web pages and web sites using cascading style sheets (CSS), according to CSS3 standards. 1, 2, 4, 7
Use HTML markup and structure to create effective and relevant web sites using a HTML editor to WC3 standards. 1, 2, 4, 6
Demonstrate ability to search for training-related employment, create a resume targeted at training-related jobs, fill out job applications, and interview for a job in preparation to enter the workforce. 1, 2, 4, 6
Demonstrate ability to create behaviors in web pages and web sites using JavaScript and QUERY. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7
Create simple, interesting and relevant web graphics using current graphic software and CSS to department and industry standards. 1, 2, 4, 7
Code, test and debug a PHP application to provide a  relent, reliable, user friendly professional web site. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7
Demonstrate development and use of a MySQL database application with PHP to update and extract data to and from web sites per department and industry standards by completing projects. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7
Code web-based applications that  incorporate arrays, functions, regular expressions, exception handling, libraries, and objects to industry and department standards by completing projects. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7
Demonstrate the use of an object-oriented approach to data validation that can be used as a model for data validation in their projects per department and industry standards. 1, 3, 4, 6, 7
Create a secure web site, to send email, conduct e-commence using proper file structures and secure servers per HTTPS and SSL standards. 1, 3, 4, 6, 7

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