Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - Web Development

The idea of designing a website and knowing how to use various software and web tools to ensure its navigability and security may appeal to individuals interested in a web development career. At Colorado Technical University, students can pursue the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a specialization in Web Development and have the opportunity to develop a strong foundation of IT skills plus web design. This program is offered on campus in Colorado or online and has multiple start dates throughout the year.

CTU’s BSIT - Web Development program was ranked among the Best Online Programs for 2017 by U.S. News and World Report.*

Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org

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  • Total Credits 

    184
  • Program Availability

    Online

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  • Courses

    Degree Requirements

    Courses - Core
    CS126Unix Fundamentals4
     
    CS251Fundamentals of Database Systems4
    or
    CS250Fundamentals of Database Systems4
     
    CS362Structured Query Language for Data Management4
    CSS150Introduction to Computer Security4
    EM200Introduction to Website Development4
    IT106Introduction to Programming Logic4
     
    IT140Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server Environments4
    or
    IT Elective
     
    IT190Introduction to IT4
    IT204Fundamentals of Networking4
    IT254Spreadsheet Applications4
    IT401Information Technology Architectures4
    IT425Systems Analysis, Design and Integration4
    MPM210Introduction to Project Management6
    Total Credit Hours:54
    Courses - General Education
    COMS201Technical and Professional Writing4.5
    ELEELEHUMNHumanities Elective4.5
    ELEELESCIScience Elective4.5
    ELEELESCI1Science Elective 14.5
    ELEELESCILABScience Lab Elective1.5
    ELEELESCILAB1Science Lab Elective 11.5
    ELEELESOCSocial Science Elective4.5
    ELEELEUSUS History/US Government Elective4.5
    ENGL104Introductory Written Communication 4.5
    ENGL105Professional Written Communications 4.5
    MATH109Introduction to Algebra4.5
    MATH112Analytic College Algebra4.5
    MATH225Applications of Discrete Mathematics and Statistics4.5
    PHIL101Introduction to Ethics4.5
    SOCL102Introductory Sociology4.5
     
    UNIV104Academic and Career Success4.5
    or
     
    HUMELEHumanities Elective4.5
    Total Credit Hours:66
    Courses: Specialization
    CS347Web User Interface Design4
    DMD225Computer Illustration I4
    DMD242Digital Imaging4
    DMD480Senior Design Project4
     
    DMKT300Introduction to Internet-Based Business Strategies4
    or
    IT Elective
     
    EM209Digital Media and Intellectual Property4
    or
    IT Elective 3 (4)
     
    EM218Web Development II4
    EM228Scripting for the Web4
    EM270Emerging Media and Technology4
    EM325Multi-Media Development for the Web4
    EM326Multi-Media Development for the Web II4
    EM328Server-Side Scripting for the Web4
    EM420Web-Based Database Applications4
    EM425Mobile Web Design4
    IT175Introduction to Cloud Computing4
     
    IT470Advanced Web Technologies4
    or
    IT Elective 2 (4)
    Total Credit Hours:64
    Students choosing a Project Management focus will take the courses listed below in the Project Management track in place of DMD225, DMD242, DMD480, DMKT300, EM209, EM326, IT470:
    MPM332Organizational Leadership4
    MPM344Project Risk Management4
    MPM346Contracts and Procurement4
    MPM357Project Performance and Quality Assurance4
    MPM434Project Scheduling and Cost6
    MPM468HR Project Management6

    Total Credit Hours: 184

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    Total tuition for this degree program will vary depending on your educational needs, existing experience, and other factors.

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    Cost of this degree may be reduced based on one or more of the following:

    Students in CTU bachelor's degree programs may bring a wealth of knowledge to the classroom. CTU Fast Track™ lets students earn college credit for what they already know. As a result, students can complete their degree up to 30% faster. Just as important, by passing multiple Fast Track exams, students can save up to 30% on tuition because they won’t have to pay for the classes they test out of. There’s no additional cost for the exams and no penalty if a student fails to pass.*

    Take a look at the list of current Fast Track courses and see how many courses you may be able to earn credit for.

    *The ability to reduce time in school and/or reduce tuition depends on the number of Fast Track™ tests successfully passed. Fast Track™ program credits are unlikely to transfer. Not all programs are eligible for possible 30% reduction in time and money. Courses eligible subject to change.

  • Outcomes

    This degree program is designed to provide the following skills and knowledge:

    • Design, create, evaluate, and evolve enterprise architectures
    • Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language
    • Implement the goals, processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application or using other software application supported by a project plan
    • Integrate applications, technology and devices to support Web development and augment solutions through the evaluation of emerging media and emerging technology
    • Apply project management concepts such as risk management, planning, scheduling, team building, leadership, project control, quality assurance, scope management, and change control
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