Oct 23, 2021  
2021-2022 Course Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Course Catalog

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Web Developer Diploma



The Web Developer diploma provides a basic set of web development skills that focus on creating commercial website applications. A student who completes this diploma should be able to design and build a commercially oriented website application using a variety of software tools. They are also provided a general education background that will enhance their overall education. This diploma prepares the student for continuation toward the Web Development AAS degree.

For more information about the Web Developer Diploma, please visit our website at https://www.dmacc.edu/it/Pages/webdev.aspx.

Program Details


Location: West


Students may start any semester


Graduation Requirements


To earn a Web Developer diploma, a student must complete all coursework as prescribed and maintain a 2.0 grade point average.

Semester 3


Option 1 - Select 1 Course


Total Credits Required to Complete this Diploma - 37


 These courses are applicable to the Web Development AAS degree  .

Fixed Costs


Tuition……………………………………………………………………………………..$174.00 per credit

The costs for each program are estimates and subject to change.

Varied Costs


Costs Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Books (approximate) 300 300 300
Supplies (approximate)  20 20 20
Software (optional, one-time purchase of Adobe Academic Creative Suite) 400    

Approximate total for the program: $7,398-$7,798**

**Program entry requirements are not included in the total approximate cost.

What Kind of Work Will You Do?


  • Updates and modifications to existing website applications.
  • Debugging and fixing of website applications.
  • Creating new pages and content for existing applications.
  • Implementing new technologies in older website applications.
  • Meet with customers and clients to determine needs, expectations and deadlines.
  • Creation of new website applications.
  • Manipulation of images and other content for presentation on a web page.
  • Use a variety of skills and technologies to define, design and build applications that meet customer and client business expectations.

What Skills and Abilities Will You Need?


  • Interest and curiosity about new and developing technologies related to the Internet.
  • Good communication skills, especially written and personal skills.
  • Self-motivation and excellent time management skills.
  • Excellent general computer skills and a high comfort level using new software.

What Else Should I Consider about this Diploma program?


  • Classes require daily use of a computer with current software and operating system.
  • Program uses both Mac and PC skills.
  • The material, software and technologies within this program change very rapidly.
  • Many employment opportunities are part-time, contract and self-employed work that require experience or work examples.
  • Compatible areas of study include Graphic Design, Photography, Marketing, Sales, Computer Programming, Databases and  Business.

Program Competencies


  1. Communicate verbally and in writing.
  2. Work as a team member using web development technologies and concepts.
  3. Design client website applications using current software and techniques.
  4. Build client website applications using current HTML, CSS and Javascript standards.
  5. Build commercial website applications using WordPress.
  6. Publish website applications to commercial hosting accounts

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Nondiscrimination Statement


Des Moines Area Community College shall not engage in nor allow discrimination covered by law against any person, group or organization. This includes in its programs, activities, employment practices, or hiring practices, and harassment or discrimination based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information (in employment) and actual or potential parental, family or marital status. Veteran status in educational programs, activities, employment practices, or admission procedures is also included to the extent covered by law.

Individuals who believe they have been discriminated against may file a complaint through the College Discrimination Complaint Procedure. Complaint forms may be obtained from the Campus Provost’s office, the Academic Deans’ office, the Judicial Officer, or the EEO/AA Officer, Human Resources. ADA questions and concerns may be directed to the Section 504/ADA Coordinator at 2006 S. Ankeny Blvd, Bldg 6, Ankeny, IA 50023, phone 515/964-6857, dso@dmacc.edu. Title IX questions and concerns may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator at 2006 S. Ankeny Blvd, Bldg 1, Ankeny, IA 50023, phone 515/964-6216, Title9@dmacc.edu. Questions or complaints about this policy may be directed to the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-7204, phone 312/730-1560, fax 312/730-1576, email OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

DMACC offers career and technical programs in the following areas of study:
Agriculture, Natural and Environmental Science
Architecture, Engineering, and Construction
Arts, Design, and Visual Communication
Business, Management, and Marketing
Education, Public, and Human Services
Health Science
Hospitality and Culinary
Information Technology
Manufacturing
Transportation & Logistics

Entrance requirements for specific programs can be found at https://www.dmacc.edu/admissions/Pages/checklist.aspx. (2021)