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Web & Mobile Application Development

Bachelor of Science or Arts in Information Networking and Telecommunications, Concentration: Web and Mobile Application Development

With a concentration in Web Development, you'll have the opportunity to develop coding, design, and video and animation skills for the web and mobile devices. You'll also learn e-commerce, work-flow and Web-based database development.

Built on the concept of media convergence, our program teaches electronic media as well as Web tools, software, scripting languages and databases. We'll prepare you for the Certified Web Designer Apprentice (CWDSA) and Oracle Certified Associate certifications.

Our graduates work in business, government, education, entertainment, and health care organizations.

Program Summary

Bachelor of Arts
General Education Coursework (65 hours)
Core/Cross Concentration (39 hours)
Emphasis/Free Electives (20 hours)
TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE (124 hours)

Bachelor of Science
General Education Coursework (55 hours)
Core/Cross Concentration ( 39 hours)
Emphasis/Free Electives (30 hours)
TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE (124 hours)

INFORMATICS MAJOR CORE (18 hours)

  • INF 250 Introduction to Web Development (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF 300 Foundations of Information Networking (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF 405 Research Methods in Information Networking (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF 430 Leadership in Information Networking (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF 490 Capstone Seminar in Information Networking (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF/POLS 610 Public Policy, Ethics and Law in Information Networking (3 Credit Hours)

CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS: WEB (15 hours)

  • INF 650 Interactive Systems Design (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF 651 Advanced Web Development (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF 653 Web Scripting Languages (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF 658 Law of Cyberspace (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF 654 Introduction to Web-Enabled Databases: MySQL (3 Credit Hours)

CROSS CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE: MEDIA STUDIES (3 hours)
Choose one course.

  • INF 140 Introduction to Electronic Media (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF 346 Video Production (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF 348 Beginning Audio Production (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF 349 Campus Television Station Operations (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF 638 Electronic News and Field Production (3 Credit Hours)

CROSS CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE: COMPUTER NETWORKING & TELECOMMUNICATIONS

  • INF 291 Internetworking I (3 Credit Hours)

EMPHASIS OPTIONS (15 hours of electives)
You can add these options to further focus your degree on one area of emphasis:

REQUIRED GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
  • COMM 318 Introduction to Organizational Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • MATH 110 College Algebra (or higher) (3 Credit Hours)
  • MATH 250 Elements of Statistics (3 Credit Hours)

PROGRAM OF STUDY

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