Digital Media and Web Technology Degree

Associate of Applied Sciences
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Enroll at MC and prepare for a successful career in web technologies.

The digital media and web technology associate’s degree coursework teaches technologies involved in designing and developing user interfaces, websites, and web applications, as well as mobile and web server programming.

You can focus your studies on user interface development, web development, or mobile development–or take courses from some or all of the focus areas.

The degree curriculum will prepare you for a variety of entry and midlevel positions as user-interface developers, web developers, digital media specialists, web designers, and multimedia specialists. Many students continue their studies to complete a bachelor’s degree at a four-year institution.

You will gain hands-on experience using industry standard equipment. Courses include digital tools for the visual arts, professional website development, web content management systems and strategies, JavaScript fundamentals, and more.

As a student at MC, you'll have the support, guidance, and opportunities you need to help you reach your goals.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate solid foundation skills and competency in a range of media, techniques, and knowledge of associated processes used in web and mobile development.
  • Demonstrate currency and proficiency in the digital tools employed in web and mobile design and development.
  • Create professional quality websites or mobile applications that comply with current web standards and are representative of the material and techniques studied.

Program Advising

Meet with your academic advisor regularly to discuss your academic plans and make sure you are on track to graduate and/or transfer. The program advising guide outlines the degree requirements and is meant to supplement the advising process.

Transfer Opportunities

MC has a long history of successfully preparing students for transfer to four-year institutions. See all transfer agreements.

Careers

Web developers design and create websites. They are responsible for the look of the site. They are also responsible for the site’s technical aspects, such as its performance and capacity, which are measures of a website’s speed and how much traffic the site can handle. In addition, web developers may create content for the site.

Curriculum

Suggest Course Sequence: Digital Media and Web Technology

A suggested course sequence for full-time students follows.

A suggested course sequence for full-time students follows.

All students should review the advising guide and consult an advisor. Most courses have either assessment levels that must be met or prerequisites (courses that must be taken first). Part-time students and those who need to meet assessment levels or take prerequisite courses will take longer to complete a degree. An advisor will help make sure you are taking your courses in the right order.

All degree-seeking students must take a central group of General Education courses in English, mathematics, arts, behavioral and social sciences, humanities, and science. These courses are included in the suggested course sequence below.

   

Suggested Course Sequence


A suggested course sequence for full-time students follows. All students should review the Program Advising Guide and consult an advisor.

First Semester


Second Semester


Third Semester


Fourth Semester


* ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 , or elective.

‡ Program electives: GDES 121 , GDES 140, GDES 212 , GDES 214 , GDES 216 , CMSC 141 /CMAP 242 , TECH 277 , TECH 278 , TECH 282 , TECH 288 , CA 213/CMSC 201 , CS 214/CMSC 214 , CS 261/CMSC 234 , CS 270/CMSC 246 , CS 216/CMSC 250 , TV110/TVRA 140 . Please consult a digital media adviser before selecting courses.

CMSC 100 is designed for students new to computer programming. Successful completion of CMSC 140 is necessary for Mobile Development courses.

This degree is a career program and may not readily transfer to four year colleges/universities (except in special cases.) Visit transfer planning for more information. This program is designed to be completed in 60 credits. If a student elects to take electives that create a program total exceeding 60 credits, they should do so under advisement.

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Students who major in general studies explore personal, professional, and academic areas of interest within a flexible framework supporting transfer.

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MC offers a wide variety of noncredit classes designed to help you upgrade your skills, pursue career training, or learn something new.

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