Associate Degree Program
This degree program is designed to provide students with a background in the computer and business applications needed to assist a company wanting to conduct business using the Internet and the World Wide Web. Students will acquire knowledge of basic programming, Web construction, interactive Web sites and Internet Scripts.
This program is offered at the Dover and Georgetown campuses.
What You Can Do
In this program, you will gain the knowledge and skills to prepare you for positions such as:
- Internet Specialist
- Web Developer
- Web Programmer
What You Will Earn
Competitive starting salaries range from $25,000 - $35,000.
What You Will Learn
Program Graduate Competencies
The Program Graduate Competencies listed below identify the major learning goals related to your specific program of study and identify the knowledge and skills you will have when you graduate to be successful in your chosen field.
- Integrate technology into business objectives, research, and processes.
- Analyze new developments especially the Internet and E-Commerce.
- Understand the legal and ethical issues confronting business as they deal with changing technologies and regulations.
- Create websites using various programming languages, such as HTML, XML, ASP.NET, PHP.
- Create and use databases as functional components of a website.
- Develop E-Commerce business plans, which include managing risk and selecting appropriate technology solutions.
- Secure a website to protect both client and merchant data exchanges in the course of conducting electronic transactions.
Core Curriculum Competencies
The Core Curriculum Competencies listed below identify what you, as an associate degree graduate, will be able to do upon completion of your degree, regardless of your major. You will acquire these core competencies through your general education courses (i.e. English, math, etc.) and your program of study courses.
- Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
- Demonstrate effective problem solving and reasoning skills.
- Work effectively in groups of people from diverse backgrounds.
- Demonstrate ethical and professional understanding and conduct.
- Apply appropriate information literacy skills to locate, evaluate and use information effectively.
- Use computer technology appropriate to the field.
- Use scientific and mathematical reasoning appropriate to the technology.
Pursuing a Bachelor's Degree?
This is a Connected Degree program that enables you to complete your associate degree and then transfer to a four-year degree program as a junior. See a program advisor for details!