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The certificate in web development provides students with basic technology skills for entry-level positions, or an internship, in web development.

Essential Knowledge and Skills

Outcomes

  • Demonstrate skills in HTML, CSS, Javascript, databases, and server-side development using PHP or .NET
  • Write operational code to pass and obtain data from a server including PHP and JavaScript
  • Inject data into the DOM (document object model) for dynamic web site applications
  • Show skill with database servers (Relational and NoSQL) and tools to design and build basic databases needed for dynamic web applications
  • Demonstrate proficiency in SQL code to implement a CRUD (Create, Read, Update, and Delete) management tool using a web interface
  • Differentiate between web application and device application development best practices and implementations
  • Use code to solve problems
Certificate of Web Development
Program Requirements
Certificates lead to associate and bachelor's degrees. For more information about which programs this certificate stacks into, visit the Programs List page.
This is an advanced certificate. Prior to working on this certificate, you must complete Web Frontend.
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Certificate
15 CREDITS
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Associate
60 CREDITS
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Bachelor's
120 CREDITS
Certificate of Web Development
Course Code
Course Name
# of Credits
WDD230
Web Frontend Development I
3
WDD230 — 3 credits
x
Web Frontend Development I
This course focuses on the planning and development of web sites using HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP with attention to usability principles.
WDD330
Web Frontend Development II
3
WDD330 — 3 credits
x
Web Frontend Development II
WDD 330 will continue with the topics presented in WDD 230 Web Front-end Development I: Building websites with HTML, CSS and Javascript. This course will have a stronger emphasis on Javascript development and mobile design as students create mobile web applications.
CSE340
Web Backend Development
3
CSE340 — 3 credits
x
Web Backend Development
This programming course focuses on constructing dynamic web sites using server-side languages, making use of databases and design patterns. The concepts introduced in Web Frontend Development courses are expected to be continued and implemented.
CSE341
Web Backend Development II
3
CSE341 — 3 credits
x
Web Backend Development II
This course focuses on the backend development of dynamic, service-oriented web applications. Students will learn how to design and implement web services, how to interact with data storage, and how to use these tools to build functioning web application.
CIT225
Database Design & Development
3
CIT225 — 3 credits
x
Database Design & Development
The course deals with concepts and principles of database theory, application and management technologies. It focuses on the logical and physical database design and implementation. The course covers the use of UML semantic to describe Entity Relationship Designs (ERDs) and SQL to implement relationships between entities. SQL will be used to query and transact against a sample database.
For questions about this program, contact BYU-Pathway Support
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Looking Ahead
Potential Employment
  • General programmer
  • Web developer

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