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Computer Information Systems: Web Design**

INACTIVE PROGRAM
Academic Programs

**This certificate is not currently offered.

(B37) Certificate

The Web Design certificate consists of a core of courses designed to prepare the student for entry-level positions in web site design and support. Instruction includes hands-on experience with Web browsers, search engines, web-authoring and multimedia authoring software, and introductory-level web programming.

Work and Employment

Increasingly, companies both large and small desire a Web presence, and workers are needed to design, develop and support these Web sites. Employers are increasingly interested in employees who can combine areas of technical expertise or who are adaptable and able to learn and incorporate new skills and keep pace with rapidly emerging and changing technologies. Click here for further career information: https://www.svcc.edu/academics/programs/individual/b37.html

Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Academic Advising, 815/835-6354
Kevin Megill, Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems, 815/835-6251
Greg Noack, Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems, 815/835-6434

Total Hours Required - 16 Hours

Major Field Requirements

  • CIS 109 - Introduction to Computers (3 Semester Hours)

    This introductory course consists of the study of computer hardware, software, operating systems and communications, networking, Internet, systems and program development life cycles and their role in business decision making. The use of Internet, multimedia, security, and ethics will be emphasized throughout the course. In addition, laboratory experience will be gained with a survey of Microsoft Windows and business computer software applications programs in word processing, electronic spreadsheets, database management, presentation graphics, and Internet. Prerequisite: None. Students having no experience with computers are encouraged to first take OAS 103-Keyboarding. Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI): BUS 902 Semester hour(s): 3 Lecture/Lab Hours: 2 lec, 2 lab/week

  • CIS 120 - Intro-Web Authoring Languages (3 Semester Hours)

    This course is designed for persons interested in learning to design and author web pages, using HTML and CSS. None (CIS 109 recommended) Semester hour(s): 3 Lecture/Lab Hours: 3 lec/week

  • CIS 123 - JavaScript Basics (3 Semester Hours)

    This course is designed to enable the student to write simple JavaScript programs for use in web pages. Semester hour(s): 3 Lecture/Lab Hours: 3 lec/week

  • CIS 136 - Intro Photo Editing Software (2 Semester Hours)

    This course is designed to introduce the student to basic photo editing skills, using a popular photo editing software package. Topics will include layers, selection methods, retouching of photos, and preparing photos for use on the web. Prerequisite: CIS 109 or consent of instructor. Semester hour(s): 2 Lecture/Lab Hours: 1 lec, 2 lab/week

  • CIS 185
  • OAS 103 - Basic Keyboarding & Doc Proc (4 Semester Hours)

    Instruction in keyboard and machine control techniques with the objective of developing a mastery of the keyboard and skill in producing basic and academic reports. 2 Semester hour(s) Lecture/Lab Hours: 4 lab/week

Suggested Program

First Semester - 8 Hours

  • CIS 109 - Introduction to Computers (3 Semester Hours)

    This introductory course consists of the study of computer hardware, software, operating systems and communications, networking, Internet, systems and program development life cycles and their role in business decision making. The use of Internet, multimedia, security, and ethics will be emphasized throughout the course. In addition, laboratory experience will be gained with a survey of Microsoft Windows and business computer software applications programs in word processing, electronic spreadsheets, database management, presentation graphics, and Internet. Prerequisite: None. Students having no experience with computers are encouraged to first take OAS 103-Keyboarding. Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI): BUS 902 Semester hour(s): 3 Lecture/Lab Hours: 2 lec, 2 lab/week

  • CIS 120 - Intro-Web Authoring Languages (3 Semester Hours)

    This course is designed for persons interested in learning to design and author web pages, using HTML and CSS. None (CIS 109 recommended) Semester hour(s): 3 Lecture/Lab Hours: 3 lec/week

  • OAS 103 - Basic Keyboarding & Doc Proc (4 Semester Hours)

    Instruction in keyboard and machine control techniques with the objective of developing a mastery of the keyboard and skill in producing basic and academic reports. 2 Semester hour(s) Lecture/Lab Hours: 4 lab/week

Second Semester - 8 Hours

  • CIS 123 - JavaScript Basics (3 Semester Hours)

    This course is designed to enable the student to write simple JavaScript programs for use in web pages. Semester hour(s): 3 Lecture/Lab Hours: 3 lec/week

  • CIS 136 - Intro Photo Editing Software (2 Semester Hours)

    This course is designed to introduce the student to basic photo editing skills, using a popular photo editing software package. Topics will include layers, selection methods, retouching of photos, and preparing photos for use on the web. Prerequisite: CIS 109 or consent of instructor. Semester hour(s): 2 Lecture/Lab Hours: 1 lec, 2 lab/week

  • CIS 185