Web Application Technologies Certificate

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Web Application Technologies enables students to build and support simple web-based applications. Students completing this certificate will qualify for positions in web application support, quality assurance, usability testing and help desk. 

Learning Outcomes
  • • Author simple web pages in HTML5, CSS and related web technologies.
  • • Understand basic programming concepts such as variables, functions, input/output and flow controls.
  • • Configure client and server devices with TCP/IP settings including IP addresses, ports and domain names.
  • • Understand core relational database concepts such at tables, attributes, entities, queries and connectors.

Many classes have prerequisites. Prerequisites are those classes that prove eligibility for entry-level classes by testing or by having satisfied prior coursework. Coursework earned at other institutions must be unofficially evaluated or approved by a program advisor before registering. Courses in this certificate with prerequisites are marked with an asterisk (*). See catalog for more information.

Web Application Technologies Certificate Prerequisites: none.

Note: Advanced placement testing, work experience, and transfer of credits may result in course waivers, credit transfer, and advanced placement.


Program Requirements

Course Number

Certificate Requirements (15 credits)

Credit Hours

course(IT 102)

Introduction to Programming


course(IT 111)

Internet and Web Authoring


course(IT 120)

Network Essentials - CompTIA Network +


course(IT 125)

Using Structured Query Language & SQL Server




1. Must have EET 131 (may be taken concurrently) or instructor permission.

2. Recommended: work or class experience using DBMS.


Total Credits
Total Credits -- Minimum

Course Sequence: These four courses can be taken in any order.


What skills do I need to be successful in this field?

  • (Web Developers)
  • (Computer User Support Specialists)
  • (Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers)

What are some potential job titles?

  • web developer
  • quality assurance engineer or tester
  • computer user support specialist (help desk)

Wages, employment trends and pathways

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