Web design and development is a growing field of interest as more and more jobs require employees to manage information on Web sites. In fact, the World Wide Web is now the primary source of information and communication for most businesses, as well as government agencies and non-profit organizations.
What Jobs Are Available In The Web Field?
Web professionals are commonly called Web Designers, Web Developers, or Webmasters. Web Design involves the visual design of Web graphics and the visual design of a Web site experience. Web Developers create Web site structure and interactivity. They are responsible for writing the different languages for web pages (html and css) as well as programming and scripting for connecting a database to a Web site. Webmasters are practitioners of communication via the World Wide Web. They handle the technical aspects of Web site design and development, as well as the implementation and administration of Web servers. Many other jobs also require you to have skills in some or all of these areas. Systems analysts, programmers, database administrators, information system analysts, information technology analysts, web server administrators, and graphic designers also develop and manage information on the Web. Many organizations and Web design companies utilize teams of professionals from several of these areas to develop and maintain all kinds of Web-based information systems.
What Programs Are Available To Prepare For Jobs In Web Design And Development?
At Sacramento City College, courses in Web Design and Development are offered by two departments: Computer Information Science and Graphic Communication. These programs prepare students for internships or entry-level positions working in a Web design-related field.
Computer Information Science - Web offers both a degree and certificates, with emphasis placed on learning proficiencies in blending Web page coding with the visual arts for content rich pages.
Graphic Communication offers a certificate in Web Design, with emphasis on design and marketing concepts, communication aesthetics, creative process, and proficiency in computer-based tools.
Associate in Science Degree
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Web Developers are proficient at creating Web site structure and interactivity. The Web Developer degree requires students to use database tools and custom applications to design, code, and test interactive Web
sites. There is emphasis on learning the programming and scripting languages that connect a database to a Web site.
This Web Developer Degree prepares students to become Web Developer, Webmaster, Systems Analyst, Web Systems Analyst, IT Analyst, ICT Analyst, Web Database Administrator, Back-end Developer, Web Programmer.
Webmaster Level 1
Certificate of Achievement
Webmasters are proficient at blending the art of Web page coding
with the visual arts to create pages that are content rich and visually
pleasing. They are skilled with page layout, image creation and
manipulation, and Web page scripting. In addition, they administer the
Web sites and keep them secure. The Webmaster, Level 1 certificate
requires learning to use current markup languages and industry
standard software for Web content development and presentation, following
the international standards as recommended by the World Wide
Web Consortium. This certificate prepares the student for employment as a member of a Web professional team.
This certificate prepares student to become a Webmaster, Web Team Member, Information System Analyst, Information Technology Analyst, or Web Designer.
Webmaster Level 2
Certificate of Achievement
Webmasters are practitioners of communication via the World Wide Web who are proficient in the technical aspects of Web site design and development, as well as the implementation and administration of Web servers. The Webmaster, Level 2 certificate requires learning standards-based Web site development and basic skills related to servers, routers, security, network management, and systems maintenance. This certificate prepares the student for free-lance or entry-level employment as a Webmaster or Web server administrator.
This certificate prepares students to become Webmaster, Web Team Member, Information System Analyst, Information Technology Analyst, or Web server administrator.
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