Program applications are accepted January 12 through March 13, 2015.
“Web development” is a broad term used to define the work involved in developing a website for the Internet or a corporate intranet. There is a wide range of possibilities available to you by pursuing a career in web development, which is why this program offers an introduction to a variety of areas located within the discipline. Web development can encompass web design, web content development, or e-commerce development as well as client-liaison, web-server, and network security configuration. Web development also commonly refers to writing markup and coding. To address this diverse profession, we help students acquire an understanding of programming principles and languages so that they can become proficient in XHTML and related technologies.
The College of Western Idaho (CWI) provides a Web Development program that will ready you with advanced, market-relevant skills that employers recognize and respect as well as opportunities to connect with a global community of industry professionals.
Why This Program
The Web drives the world. This program will prepare you with the knowledge and skills to become a competent web developer. You will learn web design and development essentials, database design fundamentals, and will be introduced to several programming languages. Upon graduation you will be able to develop robust, database-driven web applications.
What You Will Learn to Do
- Create presentation quality animations using photographs, icons, and graphics suitable for web deployment utilizing popular software tools
- Design and implement websites and web pages
- Learn relational database design and data modeling from a conceptual and practical viewpoint
- Explore dynamic websites focusing on e-commerce and server side scripting languages
- Learn design and development skills that prepare you for workforce entry
Requirements and Costs
Degrees and Certificates
Associate of Applied Science in Web Development
Advanced Technical Certificate in Web Development
Program Specific Dates
Program applications are accepted January 12 through March 13, 2015. The new application will be available by January 12.
Notification of Placement is June 1, 2014.
Beginning Monday, June 23 accepted IT students will be registered for Fall 2014 classes. Registration confirmation will be sent to mycwi email accounts.
Important Dates for Credit Programs
|Fall 2014||Spring 2015||Summer 2015|
|Registration Open||April 14||November 10||April 13|
|Financial Aid Priority Date||July 14||December 1||May 11|
|Admission Deadline||August 8||December 22||May 15|
|Tuition and Fees Due||August 22||January 9||May 29|
|Last Day to Register||August 22||January 9||May 29|
|Classes Begin||August 25||January 12||June 1*|
|*Some classes begin before this date. See class schedule for more information.|
Skills, Traits, and Prep Classes
- CISA requirements
- General computer skills
- Ability to learn
- Basic understanding of how computers work is helpful
- Good communication and writing skills are helpful
- Ability to troubleshoot complex problems is helpful
Navigating your way through college can be confusing, especially if you try to go it alone. CWI One Stop Student Services offers advising assistance, to help in deciding which courses you need to take to complete your educational goals. Visit Advising for more information or contact One Stop Student Services to schedule an appointment.
Admission into the Web Development program requires a separate application process and is competitive.
Financial Aid Available
Did you know that as a student in this program you may be eligible for financial aid? Through grants, scholarships, and loans, more than 60 percent of first-time, full-time CWI students receive some form of financial assistance. To learn more about financial aid options and whether you may be eligible, visit Financial Aid.
Tuition and Fees
Tuition for a full-time CWI student averages half the cost of a state university and a third of the cost of a private college. Tuition and fees vary based on program and residence. Visit Tuition and Fees for more information.
- Web Developers
- Multimedia Artists and Animators
- Graphic Designers