Web Developer, Certificate of Specialization

Forest Park and Meramec

This Certificate of Specialization is designed for students seeking skills to qualify for positions as Web Developers. The certificate was developed to include topics that will build the programming and database skills a Web Developer needs in order to build and maintain a corporation’s website. Emphasis is placed upon object-oriented languages that are prevalently used for the Internet and intranets. The courses provide students with both the theoretical and technical knowledge and practical hands-on experience to be successful in the high demand Web Developer occupation.

Cost of Attendance.  For more information on cost of attendance visit MoSCORES

Program Career and Salary Information.  Pursuant to Missouri HB 1606 (2018), information regarding the number of credit hours, program length, employment rate, wage data, and graduates employed in careers related to their program of study at St. Louis Community College can be found at the following URL: https://scorecard.mo.gov/scorecard/. Search using School / Program “St. Louis Community College” and choose the degree or credential type of interest. 

The following limitations to the data apply: Information provided is based on the most recent cohorts available. Typically, most recent cohorts for wage and completion data are six years prior to the current academic year. Time to complete a program of study varies depending on the number of credit hours students earn per semester.

Interested in this program? Start the enrollment process by visiting the Apply to STLCC page.   

At the completion of the program, students are expected to:

  1. develop website designs that allow for various display devices.
  2. design websites that incorporate current primary and secondary navigation features.
  3. develop website designs that comply with industry standards and guidelines for content accessibility.
  4. use current software to design front-end (browser-side) applications for data collection and retrieval over the Web.
  5. maintain existing websites.
  6. modify existing websites.
  7. implement upgrades to existing websites.
Required Courses
IS 139Web Publishing3
IS 153C# Programming I4
or IS 187 Java Programming I
IS 265Web Scripting Technologies3
IS 142Web Development I3
IS 141Graphics for the Web3
IS 253C# Programming II4
or IS 287 Java Programming II
Total Credit Hours20
New PlanGrids
First Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
IS 187 Java Programming I
or C# Programming I
4Reading Proficiency.
IS 139 Web Publishing3Reading Proficiency.
Credit Hours7
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
IS 141 Graphics for the Web3IS 139 and Reading Proficiency.Offered Spring only
IS 265 Web Scripting Technologies3IS 139 and Reading Proficiency.Offered Fall and Spring
IS 287 Java Programming II
or C# Programming II
4IS 153 or IS 187 with minimum grades of "C" and Reading Proficiency.Offered Fall and Spring
Credit Hours10
Second Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
IS 142 Web Development I3IS 187 or IS 153, IS 139, IS 265 and Reading Proficiency.Offered Fall and Spring; Capstone--strongly recommend to have all other courses completed before the final course; Apply for graduation
Credit Hours3
Total Credit Hours20

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**Students completing a course that has been assigned a MOTR number may transfer that course to any public institution in Missouri. Those who complete CORE 42 requirements will have that verification on their transcript.

*** It is your responsibility to verify that the courses listed above will transfer to the four-year institution of your choice.  Maximize your transfer credits/classes by meeting with an academic advisor.