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Information Technology – Website Programming Program

Web users, ultimately, want to get at data quickly and easily. - Tim Berners-Lee, Computer Scientist, Inventor of the World Wide Web

What is Website Programming?

Website Programming involves the writing, markup and coding of a website using such languages such as XML, HTML, JavaScript, Perl 5 and PHP. It’s the key to the success of computer and Internet applications and, in essence, is what makes a website work efficiently, giving people what they need, when they need it. Website Programmers are responsible for managing the look, feel, consistency and usability of all the webpages that comprise a specific website.

The IT - Website Programming Program at Macomb

Macomb’s Website Programming Program will introduce you to site design, site architecture and Search Engine Optimization (SEO), as well as development, deployment, maintenance and World Wide Web support techniques. You will learn about current web technologies and website development tools, formatting fonts, data manipulation, factors that influence search engine results, pay-per-click advertising, website analysis and much more. You will also be prepared to take one or more of the Certified Internet Web Professional certification exams, although additional study may be necessary depending on the certification sought.

IT - Website Programming Courses at Macomb

In the IT - Website Programming Program at Macomb, you will take a variety of courses specific to your selected major, including:

  • Computer and Information Processing Principles
  • Foundations of Business Information Technology
  • Introduction to Program Design and Development
  • Introduction to Web Programming
  • Business Communications
  • Search Engine Optimization for the Web
  • Data Design and Implementation with SQL and XML
  • Introduction to Linux
  • Web Programming: PHP
  • Web Programming with JavaScript and Dynamic HTML
  • Basic Web Design with Cascading Style Sheets
  • Web Programming with XML
  • Building Dynamic, Intelligent Web Based Solutions with ASP.NET
  • Web Commerce
  • Web Principles for Industry

Career Opportunities with an Associate of Applied Science Degree, Certificate or Skill Specific Certificate in IT - Website Programming

With an Associate of Applied Science Degree, Certificate or Skill Specific Certificate in IT - Website Programming, you will be qualified for positions that include webmaster, web developer and web designer.

Transfer Pathways to a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology

The credits earned in Macomb’s IT- Website Programming Program transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about Macomb’s IT – Website Programming Program?

For more information the IT-Website Programming Program at Macomb, contact the Website Programming Program Advisor: Professor Jacqueline Wanner, 586.286.2053.

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