Web Administration (WAC)

This certificate will provide students with the skills to effectively develop and administer web server site installations. Students will develop advanced skills in both client-side web software and server-side software. Upon completion of the certificate, students will be well-versed in the skills necessary to pursue careers in web site administration. Students who complete the WAC certificate may choose to continue coursework to complete the entire A.A.S. degree in Computer Information Systems (CIS)
at DCC.

A Certificate is awarded upon completion of the requirements for this program.

Students who successfully complete the Certificate in Web Administration (WAC) will be able to:

  • Develop client and server side internet programs.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts and associated terminology for the internet infrastructure.

  • Develop the necessary skills to conduct business on the internet.

  • Understand cloud computing and install and manage a web server in the cloud.

Courses should be selected in consultation with an advisor. 

First Semester

Course No.

Descriptive Title

Credit Hours

CIS 111

Computer Systems and Applications

3

CIS 107

Web Programming for Business

3

CIS 112

Computer Programming I

3

CIS 126

Linux with Python

3

CIS 106

Cloud Computing Fundamentals

3

TOTAL

 

15


Second Semester

Course No.

Descriptive Title

Credit Hours

CIS 124

Computer Operating Systems

3

ENG 101

Composition I

3

CIS 140 OR

Healthcare Information Management

 

CIS 150

Information Management Security

 3

CIS 265

CIS Career Capstone Seminar

3

CIS 228

Website Administration

3

TOTAL

 

15

 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

30

NOTE:

Students enrolled in a Certificate program must complete at least 50% of the program credits at DCC.* Students must earn an overall cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in order to be awarded the certificate. *Certain courses may be required to be taken at DCC; check your specific program for these exceptions.