Web Design


This curriculum is designed for students who want to specialize in Web Page Development and Design. Web languages covered in the Web Page Development and Design curriculum are HTML 5, CSS3, XML, & JavaScript. The curriculum additionally offers training in software Adobe Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop, and training in Search Engine Optimization (SEO). With the skills earned from the Web Design degree, students will be able to perform the following duties:

  • Meet with clients or management to discuss the needs and design of awebsite
  • Create and test applications for a website
  • Write code for the website, using programming languages such as HTML or XML
  • Work with other team members to determine what information the site will contain
  • Work with graphics and other designers to determine the website’s layout
  • Integrate graphics, audio, and video into the website
  • Monitor website traffic

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of artistic and design components that are used in the creation of a web site.
  • Utilize and apply the technical, ethical and interpersonal skills needed to function in a cooperative environment.

Labor Market Information:

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for web developers was $67,990 in May 2017. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $36,830, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $122,320.

  • CIS 104 Microcomputer Database (3)
  • CIS 128 Microcomputer Hardware I (3)
  • CIS 129 Microcomputer Hardware II (3)
  • CIS 141 Introduction to Cyber Security (3)
  • CIS 147 Principles of Security (3)
  • CIS 162 Internship (2)
  • CIS 177 Job Readiness (1)
  • CIS 180 Creating Web Pages I (3)
  • CIS 181 Creating Web Pages II (3)
  • CIS 188 Application Design (3)
  • CIS 211 Web Plan & Design (3)
  • CIS 232 Graphics Design (3)
  • CIS 233 Vector Graphics & Web Animations (3)
  • CIS 235 Digital Video Basics (3)
  • CIS 240 Digital Media (3)
  • CIS 281 IT Project Management (3)
  • CSCI 101 Introduction to Computers (3)
  • CSCI 127 Introduction to Programming in JavaScript (3)
  • CIS/CSCI Elective (3)
  • General Education (12)

Total Required Credits: 66

Sheila Trottier

CTE Director
Phone: 701.477.7879
e-mail: strottier@tm.edu