Computer Information Systems

Web And Mobile Development Technology
Associate of Applied Science (Two year program)

This curriculum contains a sequence of web-related courses which help a student build skills for employment. This program is intended to provide a foundation in the web design and mobile development. In recent years, businesses worldwide have continued to offer more products and services via the Internet. Individuals completing this program will position themselves nicely to acquire entry level employment with a company who needs to maintain and update their web site and mobile apps. Students will be introduced to the Internet as a tool for communications and commerce. They will learn the HTML language used to develop web pages and sites, as well as iOS and Android to develop mobile apps. Students will acquire the programming knowledge necessary to build multi-tier applications that connect content with data to produce dynamically driven web sites. They will learn to enhance those sites though the use of image and multimedia elements. The students will be presented with Open Source and proprietary web technologies as well as web server administration to broaden their scope and increase employment potential. This degree will offer students an opportunity to pursue positions as web developers, web designers, web masters, mobile app developers and mobile designers to name a few.

A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of 'C' or higher on those courses with the alpha-designator 'CIS'.

This program provides the student the opportunity:

  • to use current web and mobile development technologies.
  • to employ a systematic approach to meet a customers' needs in completing a web sites and mobile app projects.

The graduate of this program is able to:

  • design websites and mobile apps to meet customer needs.
  • use a current industry leading web page and mobile app editors to create web sites and mobile apps.
  • develop dynamic web pages and mobile app designs using current standards and tools.
  • implement the designs to develop web sites and mobile apps.
  • prepare a formal written and oral report on the projects.
  • give a demonstration of the project to the customer(s).

  • Job/Career Fair
    A great opportunity for our students to learn more about area businesses. It provides an opportunity for student to explore the major choice options. This event provides a way for students to engage with area business to discuss future career internships/job opportunities. Our alumni are invited to participate which gives students an opportunity to network and learn about the world of work.
  • Business Etiquette Luncheon
    The luncheon designed to inform students on how to dress and shake hands as well as eating and drinking at a luncheon. It will address small talk and conversation stoppers in additional to conversational zones.
  • Computer Club
    Our club works toward keeping students on top of the ever changing technology. It provides our students with the opportunity to learn more about the field of information technology and to network with people working in the IT field by gaining information through field trips and guest speakers, exploring job recruitment opportunities and practicing in social networking events.
  • Tech Tuesday
    Short presentations on technology topics. They are generally geared toward students interested in new technology.
  • Web Presentations (Webbies)
    The CIS department will show case our Web Development Technology students to the college and community. This event is set up much like an American Idol competition where the students will present their completed projects for various organizations in Northeast PA. Our distinguished expert panel of judges will be questioning and critiquing the students after they present their projects; and after a brief intermission, they will select the winner of the Web Development Technology Award (aka: Webbie Award).

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Required Courses / Recommended Sequence
CIS-131 - Mobile Design and Concepts, 3 credits
CIS-145 - Internet Concepts With HTML, 3 credits
CIS-148 - Database Design with SQL, 3 credits
CIS-156 - Programming With Java, 3 credits
COM-104 - Introduction to Multimedia Technology, 3 credits
FYE-101 - First Year Experience, 1 credits
CAR-293 - Web Page Design, 3 credits
CIS-135 - iOS Development I, 3 credits
CIS-137 - Android Development Level 1, 3 credits
CIS-266 - Internet Programming With Java, 3 credits
ENG-101 - English Composition, 3 credits
CIS-110 - Computer Literacy & Applications, 3 credits
CIS-235 - iOS Development II, 3 credits
CIS-237 - Android Development II, 3 credits
CIS-265 - Internet Programing aith PHP, 3 credits
Elective - Health and Physical Ed Electives, 1 credits
or EMS-207 - Cardio-Pulmoniary Resuscitation (CPR), 1 credits
SPE-125 - Fundamentals of Speech, 3 credits
CIS-295 - Web Development Projects, 3 credits
Elective - Humanities Elective, 3 credits
Elective - Mathematics Elective, 3 credits
Elective - Science Elective (3 cr), 3 credits
Elective - Social Science Elective, 3 credits

Total Credits for Degree: 62

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