Preparation Students interested in Web Page Development and Design should enjoy problem solving, researching online, mobile technologies and be detailed-oriented. High school students should have successfully completed English, math and computer classes. Early entry course options between Bismarck State College and the high school may be available.
Program Requirements Students completing the two-year curriculum receive an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Web Page Development and Design.
Students completing the one-year curriculum receive a Program Certificate in Web Page Development and Design.
Students are required to have access to the Adobe Creative Suite software for courses CIS 210 and CIS 230. Selected BSC computer labs have all installed software for this curriculum.
Career Opportunities Employment opportunities are expected to grow, as research shows computer-oriented careers are among the fastest growing in the country. Employment of information security analysts, Web developers, and computer network architects is projected to grow 22 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Job prospects for all three occupations should be favorable. Source: bls.gov
Career opportunities: Web designer, Web developer, Web programmer, Webmaster.