Web Development and Design - Associate in Applied Science (AAS) (1816)
Are you looking for a career that puts your creative abilities to good use? Do you enjoy creating interesting designs for the web and building websites? If this sounds like you, a career in web development and design might be an exciting path to pursue.
Our Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in web development and design includes three special areas from which you can choose: Interactive Web Media, Web Application Development, and General Web Studies.
After graduating from our Web Development and Design Program, you have the option of entering the workforce to work for a business, government agency or web consulting firm as a:
- Web application developer and programmer
- Web designer
- Web developer
- Web interactive media specialist
- Web producer
- Web UX (user experience) designer
This program may be an ideal fit if you:
- Enjoy learning new technologies and processes
- Communicate well and are able to creatively solve problems
- Describe yourself as organized
- Possess good time-management skills
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In our Web Development and Design Program, you’ll gain the skills you need to be successful in the field. You'll gain a foundation in:
- website creation
- web design
- application development
- web technologies
Our curriculum allows you to select electives from two categories:
- Web Design - electives in graphic editing, user experience and user interface design, as well as front-end development used to create visually appealing and usable websites.
- Web Development - in programming to build data-driven websites and mobile applications.
Lastly, our program provides you with a capstone experience. This will give you the chance to create a professional website for a client, as well as a porfolio of our work throughout the program.
After completing the program, you will be able to:
- Build professional websites and web applications that optimize the user experience for various uses, platforms and accessibililty
- Manage web content with a Content Management System (CMS)
- Design websites and web graphics that are visually attractive and engaging
- Develop web and mobile applications that are dynamic, interactive and data-driven
Absolutely! Our associate degree programs are designed to be flexible enough to transfer to a wide variety of colleges and universities with no loss of credit. However, each individual college has its own unique program. We encourage you to select a four-year school as soon as possible. This will allow you to learn the transfer college’s program requirements so that you can take the proper classes at HACC.
You can complete the entire program online.
We hold classes in the spring, summer and fall, and you can apply anytime online. When you submit your application, please include program code 1816 to make sure you apply to the correct program.