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Website and Application Development


Website and Application Development

Interactive Multimedia

Key Program Features: Real-world experience, small class sizes, hands-on learning, professional opportunities, and an engaging faculty.

Hocking College’s Website and Application Development program prepares students for an entry level position as a website or application developer position. Students will learn a foundational knowledge of Java, JavaScript and HTML code as well as entrepreneurship skills that will enable them to find a job upon graduation, start their own web-app development business or go on for their four-year degree. The program prepares students to begin their journey as developers by giving them the skills necessary to continue learning independently after their time at Hocking College.

Our program builds a foundation of knowledge in website and application development. The curriculum is designed to help students acquire a broad range of transferable skills such as critical thinking, effective interpersonal communication, research, diversity appreciation and problem solving. In addition, the Associate of Applied Science in Website and Application Development degree program provides the foundational basis for the bachelor’s degree in Web Development for interested students. Through community partnerships, we also provide real world experiences to supplement the academic course work.

Website and Applications Development Program Outcomes:

  • Logic: Demonstrate a logical approach to problem solving by identifying the inputs, activities, outputs, and outcomes in the development of web applications.
  • Analysis: Appropriately analyze a problem, accurately identify client goals/tasks/challenges, perform research, and propose multiple solutions for a client's web application or data problem.
  • Development Cycle: Implement the development cycle and apply knowledge of programming (application, web, data, and security) using industry standards, guidelines, and appropriate tools to gather requirements, develop (logic & code), compile, document, test, and quality assure software to meet the needs of the client.
  • Languages: Apply current and evolving languages for integrating media and user interaction in both front and back end elements of a web application using current languages, editors and tools.
  • Database: Construct, modify, implement, query, and maintain effective databases and their interface with applications.
  • Coding: Develop and use code to accurately control the layout and coordinate the presentation of web content including validating data and handling exceptions.


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Hocking College

 2018 - 2019 Associate of Applied Science in Website and Application Development

Total Credit Hours:

Estimated Course Fees:

Class Hours: 51.0
Lab Hours: 18.0

Total Credit Hours:

Estimated Course Fees:

Class Hours: 51.0
Lab Hours: 18.0


Hocking College Reserves the right to modify curricular requirements, to change course content, and change course fees at any time.
  COURSE NO. FIRST SEMESTER Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Course Fee
  MATH 1107 Introduction to Logic 3.00 0.00 3.00 $40.00
  WEB 1101 JavaScript I 2.00 2.00 3.00 $1,250.00
  WEB 1102 HTML/CSS I 3.00 0.00 3.00 $50.00
  WEB 1103 Java I 2.00 2.00 3.00 $290.00
  WEB 1104 Database I 3.00 0.00 3.00 $50.00
  GS 1000 Cornerstone 1.00 0.00 1.00 $80.00
    Totals 14.00 4.00 16.00 $1,760.00

  COURSE NO. SECOND SEMESTER Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Course Fee
  WEB 1121 JavaScript II 2.00 2.00 3.00 $100.00
  WEB 1122 HTML/CSS II 2.00 2.00 3.00 $100.00
  WEB 1123 Java II 2.00 2.00 3.00 $100.00
  HUM 2205 Issues in the Arts 3.00 0.00 3.00 $20.00
  ENGL 1510 English Composition 4.00 0.00 4.00 $50.00
    Totals 13.00 6.00 16.00 $370.00

  COURSE NO. THIRD SEMESTER Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Course Fee
  WEB 1131 Javascript III 2.00 2.00 3.00 $100.00
  WEB 1133 Java III 2.00 2.00 3.00 $290.00
  WEB 1132 Incubator I 3.00 2.00 4.00 $100.00
  COMM 1130 Speech 3.00 0.00 3.00 $40.00
    Totals 10.00 6.00 13.00  $530.00

  COURSE NO. FOURTH SEMESTER Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Course Fee
  WEB 1141 Incubator II (Captstone) 3.00 2.00 4.00 $100.00
  WEB 1142 New Venture Finance Concepts 3.00 0.00 3.00 $50.00
  WEB 1143 Web Development for Non-Profits (SL & Practicum) 2.00 0.00 2.00 $50.00
  WEB 1144 Database II: The Cloud 3.00 0.00 3.00 $50.00
  PSCY 1120 Organizational Behavior  3.00 0.00 3.00  $15.00
    Totals 14.00 2.00 15.00 $265.00
Course Hours: 14.00 Lab Hours: 4.00 Cost: $1,760.00

Course Hours: 13.00 Lab Hours: 6.00 Cost: $370.00

Course Hours: 10.00 Lab Hours: 6.00 Cost: $530.00

Course Hours: 14.00 Lab Hours: 2.00 Cost: $265.00

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A Career in Website and Application Development Offers an Abundance of Opportunity

Although the top choices for graduates with Website and Application Development degrees include web developers, multimedia artists/animators or graphic designers, many more possibilities are available.

As a graduate of the Website and Application Development Program you can choose from a number of job titles including: animator, audio/visual specialist, media designer, production assistant, virtual reality designer, web designer, web developer, multimedia programmer, web content designer, writer, project manager, and visual design consultant.

 *Statistics based on Bureau of Labor Statistics

2017 Median Pay  $67,990 / year  • $32.69 / hour
Typical Entry-Level Education  Associates degree
Work Experience in Related Occupation  None
On-The-Job Training  None
Number of Jobs (2016)  162,900
Job Outlook (2016 — 2026)  15% (Much faster than average)
Employment Change (2016 — 2026)  24,400


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  • CE - Communicates Effectively
  • PA - Maintains Professional Skills and Attitudes
  • CT - Demonstrates Learning Critical Thinking, and Problem Solving Skills
  • ET - Maintains a Code of Ethics
  • HR - Practices Human Relations Skills
  • MS - Demonstrates Math Skills
  • GA - Demonstrates Community, Cultural and Global Awareness
  • IT - Implements Career-Appropriate Technology

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