Web Development

Overview

Web Development

The Web Development program prepares students for employment in web development and web programming positions within an organization. Students will learn the skills to plan, create, and implement websites for a wide variety of businesses and organizations. Emphasis will be placed on mobile application development, responsive design, and usability. 

Web Development
(Introduction of Web Development Program by the Dean)


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Program Information

 

Degrees & Certificates

Associate in Science (AS), Web Development 

Students will learn relevant and current web technologies including HTML, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery and database concepts. Other topics include mobile web application development, responsive design, accessibility and user-centered design. This program is designed to prepare students for employment in Web Development related fields including both front-end development and back-end development. Students interested in a bachelor’s degree (transfer program) should meet with a counselor to discuss how this program fully articulates with other schools. 

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES: 

  • Create websites by employing several web design tools and programming languages. 
  • Demonstrate and apply effective web development skills for a variety of industries and organizational situations. 
required courses:
Course Code Course Name Units

COSA 50

Intro to IT Concepts & Applications

4

COSP 7

Business Programming Logic & Design

4

COSP 38

Database Concepts

4

COSW 10

Beginning Website Development

4

COSW 20

Front End Website Development

4

COSW 30

Database Programming with PHP/MySQL

4

COSW 200

Introduction to Java Script

4

COSW 240 Intro to Content Management Systems 3
total: 31 units 

Apply for Certificate

Class Schedule                           Academic Calendar
For more information on course descriptions, please see college catalog

 

Certificate of Achievement, Web Development 

The certificate is designed to prepare students for beginning employment in Web Development related fields in both front-end development and back-end development. Topics include modern website development, responsive design, best practices, database-driven web applications, accessibility and user-centered design.

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Create websites by employing several web design tools and programming languages.
  • Demonstrate and apply effective web development skills for a variety of industries and organizational situations.
required courses:
Course Code Course Name Units

COSA 50

Intro to IT Concepts & Applications

4

COSP 7

Business Programming Logic & Design

4

COSP 38

Database Concepts

4

COSW 10

Beginning Website Development

4

COSW 20

Front End Website Development

4

COSW 30

Database Programming with PHP/MySQL

4

COSW 200

Introduction to Java Script

4

COSW 240 Intro to Content Management Systems 3
total: 31 units 

Apply for Certificate

Class Schedule                           Academic Calendar
For more information on course descriptions, please see college catalog

 

Certificate of Accomplishment, PHP Web Programmer 

Students will learn how to build robust web applications with PHP and MySQL.

required courses:
Course Code Course Name Units

COSP 38

Database Concepts

4

COSW 10 Beginning Website Development 4
COSW 30 Database Programming with PHP/MySQL 4
COSW 200 Introduction to Java Script 4
total: 16 units

Apply for Certificate

Class Schedule                              Academic Calendar
For more information on course descriptions, please see college catalog

 

Certificate of Accomplishment, Android App Developer 

Students will learn programming skills in Java or C++, Android App Development, and Database hands-on concepts. 

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Demonstrate the ability to create, design, and implement Java based Android applications  (apps) using the Android API.
  • Show the skills to create, manage, and use databases and SQL for Android applications (apps).
  • Be able to complete the full development process for Android Applications (apps).
required courses:
Course Code Course Name Units

CS 21
OR
CS 11

Java: Computer Science 1

Computer Programming/C++I

4

4

COSP 38

Database Concepts

4

COSP 230 Android App Development 3
total: 11 units

Apply for Certificate

Class Schedule                               Academic Calendar
For more information on course descriptions, please see college catalog

 

Certificate of Accomplishment, Web Developer 

Students will learn modern web development skills including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and responsive design for a variety of screen sizes.

required courses:
Course Code Course Name Units
COSW 10 Beginning Website Development 4
COSW 20 Front End Website Development 4
COSW 200 Introduction to Java Script 4
subtotal: 12 units
in addition, Select a total of four (4) units from the following:

COSP 201
COSW 30
COSW 230
COSW 240

Intro to Mobile App Development
Database Programming with PHP/MySQL
Ruby on Rails Web Development
Intro to Content Management Systems

1
4
3
3

Subtotal: 4 Units 
total: 16 units

Apply for Certificate

Class Schedule                              Academic Calendar
For more information on course descriptions, please see college catalog

 

Course offerings

Applications software (cosa)

Course Name   Fall   Winter Spring Summer
COSA 50

Introduction to IT Concepts & Applications
4 units
Recommended Preparation: COSA 1

   

 

programming/systems analysis (COSP)

Course Name   Fall   Winter Spring Summer
COSP 7

Programming Concepts and Methodologies
4 units
Recommended Preparation:  COSA 50

   
COSP 38

Database Concepts
4 units
Recommended Preparation: COSA 50

   
COSP 201

Mobile App Development
1 unit
Recommended Preparation: COSA 1​

   

 

web development (cosw)

Course Name  Fall  Winter Spring Summer
COSW 10

Beginning Website Development
4 units
Recommended Preparation:  COSA 50

   
COSW 20

Front End Website Development
4 units
Recommended Preparation: COSW 10​

   
cosw 30

Web Development with PHP/MySQL
4 units
Recommended Preparation: COSW 10 and COSP 38

     
COSW 200

Introduction to JavaScript and jQuery
4 units
Recommended Preparation: COSA 50​

   
COSW 230

Ruby on Rails Web Development
3 units
Prerequisites: COSW 20, COSP 38, and CS 11 or 21A or COSP 8 or 10​

       
COSW 240

Intro to Content Management Systems
3 units
Recommended Preparation: COSW 10​

     

Program Highlights

Industry Certifications:

As you successfully complete certain courses at LBCC, you can take exams and earn industry certificates at our computer labs.

     
   IC3, GS5 Exam:

Internet Computing Core Competencies (IC3) Global Standard 5 (GS5) is a certification that is comprised of three exams: Computing Fundamentals that provides a global standard, digital standard for industry certification.  IC3 includes concepts and skills that apply to almost any school or career pathway, it’s the ideal solution for any student or jobseeker looking to validate their digital skills. 

  • COSA 30:  IC3, GS5 – Computing Fundamentals, Living Online, Key Applications 


     MOS Specialist in: 

  • COSA 15: Excel 2016 
  • COSA 20: PowerPoint 2016 
  • COSA 10: Word 2016 
  • COSA 215: Outlook 2016 

 

check out more Industry Certifications offered by COS department.
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Student Learning Objectives:

This Associate Degree or Certificate of Achievement is a two-year program leading to the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree. It is designed to prepare students for employment in a Web Development related fields. Students wishing a bachelor’s degree (transfer program) should meet with a counselor to discuss how this program full articulates with other schools.

 

More information​ on BIW

 

wages for BIW:

Industries that hire BIW: Medical, Legal, and Business.

 

Entry-Level
(No experience)

Annual Salary: $25,620
Hourly Wage: $13.76

Median-level
(3-5 years experience)

Annual Salary: $36,566
Hourly Wage: $17.58

Experienced-level
(Above 5 years experience)

Annual Salary: $46,404
Hourly Wage: $22.31

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FAQ

How to apply?

Start your application at CCCApply and begin your journey at LBCC!
CCC Apply

What is CCC Apply?

 It transfer your application information to LBCC and allow us to email you the enrollment information.

Before You Apply on CCC:
  • Create an account on CCC to apply
  • Helpful to have:
    • Social Security Number
    • Names and dates (month and year) of all high schools and colleges attended
    • Unofficial transcript from high school or pervious colleges for English, Math, and Reading placement
    • A valid email address you check often (You will be receiving important information such as your Viking ID to enroll for classes)
    • Permanent resident card (if applicable)
After You Apply on CCC:
  • Save your CCCID to access LBCC Viking Account.
  • You will receive an email conformation from LBCC within 24 hours. (Email confirmation will be sent to the email address you provided in your CCC application)
  • Email contain important information below:
    • LBCC ID
    • Enrollment Steps
  • Each enrollment process differs for different types of students.

  • Visit Get Started to explore the next steps to help you enroll.

 

How long does it take to complete the program?

Depending on the number of units you take and whether you are a full-time or part-time student, completing a certificate program can take as little as one semester and completing an associate degree program can take about two years.

Download Roadmap for scheduling references.

How much does the program cost?

Please visit Financial Aid for tuition cost.

what are the jobs?

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Executive Assistant
  • Social Media Coordinator
  • Office Clerk
  • Customer Service Representative

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where are the jobs?

  • Medical 
  • Legal 
  • Business 

How much does BIW make?

Position Annual Salary Hourly Wage
Entry-Level
(0-3 years professional experience)
$25,620 $13.76
Median
(3-5 years professional experience)
$36,566 $17.58
Experience
(Above 5 years professional experience)
$46,404 $22.31

Visit Career Coach for more information.

HOW TO LOOK UP COMPARABLE COURSE LISTINGS

To help determine if courses taken at other schools are comparable to Long Beach City College courses, please visit LBCC Transfer Evaluation System (TES).

For more information, see Transcript Evaluation & Credit Transfer. 

HOW TO APPLY FOR YOUR DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE?

Visit the Admissions & Records to apply for your degrees and certificates.

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