Web Design and Development

Information Technology

The Anoka Technical College associate Web Design and Development emphasis program requirements were determined through consultation with employers, those working in the industry, technical training professionals, and those currently seeking training and retraining for IT careers.

The program focuses on both designing and developing dynamic web sites. Emphasis is on the design, development, deployment and maintenance of database-oriented, interactive web sites suitable for supporting e-commerce using the latest Web development technologies.

The unique program allows technical specialization in web design and development, while the common core courses and required electives from other specializations build the broad IT foundation needed to understand the terminology and methodologies of other IT specialties in the workplace.

Graduates are encouraged to take advantage of access to corporate recruitment and IT recruiting firms. Internships and work study positions are available.

IT graduates are highly employable, in many cases, even before graduation.

The Anoka Technical College Information Technology Management Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree is a 72-credit program designed to prepare graduates to successfully compete for high-paying, rewarding careers in IT fields with the highest demand, both today and in the future. The program requirements were determined through consultation with employers, those working in the industry, technical training professionals, and those currently seeking training and retraining for IT careers.

The IT degree has an initial curriculum of over 90 courses in seven career areas of concentration:

  • Convergence Technology
  • Information Systems Analyst
  • Network Analyst
  • Game Programming
  • Software Development
  • Web Design & Development
  • Mobile development

The Web Design and Development emphasis program requirements were determined through consultation with employers, those working in the industry, technical training professionals, and those currently seeking training and retraining for IT careers. The unique program allows technical specialization in Web Design and Development while the common core courses and required electives from other specializations build the broad IT foundation needed to understand the terminology and methodologies of other IT specialties in the workplace.

Graduates are encouraged to take advantage of access to corporate recruitment and IT recruiting firms. Internships and work study positions are available. IT graduates are highly employable, in many cases, even before graduation.

Prerequisites

Some courses may require an Accuplacer/ACT score or completion of basic math, basic English, and/or reading courses with a “C” or better.

Credits

 TOTAL CREDITS
72
 Technical
57
 ITEC 1002 
 Networking Fundamentals
3
 ITEC 1016  Web Development Technologies
4
 ITEC 1025  Project Management
4
 ITEC 1035  Documentation Standards
2
 ITEC 1070
 IT Support
1
 ITEC 2100  Programming Logic and Design
4
 ITEC 2120  DB Design and SQL
4
 ITEC 2127  Information Systems Analysis
4
 ITEC 2136  Web Data Technologies
4
 ITEC 2145
 Database Programming
 4
 ITEC 2310  Graphic Design Technologies
4
 ITEC 2317  Web Interactivity Tools 4
 ITEC 2340  Scripting Languages
4
 ITEC 2346  Advanced Scripting Languages
4
 ITEC 2900  Integrated Capstone Project
4
 TLIT 1005  Technology Fundamentals 3
 
 General Education/MnTC Requirements
15
Fifteen (15) general education credits of Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) are required. Student is required to take:
General Education/MnTC courses:
including one (1) transferable MATH** course MnTC Goal Area 4
15

**MATH may have a prerequisite depending on Accuplacer assessment score.

Program Sequence

Please contact your program advisor for more information.

Graduation Requirements

All Anoka Technical College students seeking an Associate in Applied Science (AAS), diploma, or certification must meet the Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher. Please contact your advisor for any further program graduation requirements.

NOTE: Program plans are subject to change. Please contact your program advisor for the most current program information.

Transfer Opportunities

To see how this may transfer into other Anoka Technical College programs or into another college, please visit:

Industry Information

The graduate will be a specialist in one of the areas of concentration in Information Technology (IT), but will also have a broad base of foundational knowledge from the common core courses that span the six areas of concentration. Professional standards and proper methodology, such as sound engineering principles and project management, will be emphasized throughout the courses.

Wages/Outlook/Advancement

Faculty

The Information Technology instructors at Anoka Technical College are experts in their fields, committed to providing high-quality, hands-on, skill-based education to their students.

Faculty members are called on by local industry experts and businesses to provide expert insight and to recommend students for employment.

Vicki Baumgartner
763-576-4146

Tracy Hoffman
763-576-4198

Lisa Hubbard
763-576-4085

Jerry Kne
763-576-4044

Julie Myers
763-576-4072

Mary Lebens
763-576-4169

For service during summer hours contact Enrollment Services
763-576-7710


The Anoka Technical College Web Design and Development diploma is a 57-credit program designed to prepare graduates to successfully compete for high-paying, rewarding careers in IT fields with the highest demand, both today and in the future.

The Web Design and Development diploma program requirements were determined through consultation with employers, those working in the industry, technical training professionals, and those currently seeking training and retraining for IT careers. The unique program allows technical specialization in web design and development, while the common core courses and required electives from other specializations build the broad IT foundation needed to understand the terminology and methodologies of other IT specialties in the workplace.

Graduates are encouraged to take advantage of access to corporate recruitment and IT recruiting firms. Internships and work study positions are available. IT graduates are highly employable; in many cases, even before graduation.

Prerequisites

Some courses may require an Accuplacer/ACT score or completion of basic math, basic English, and/or reading courses with a “C” or better.

Credits

 TOTAL CREDITS
57
 Technical
57
 ITEC 1002 
 Networking Fundamentals
3
 ITEC 1016  Web Development Technologies
4
 ITEC 1025  Project Management
4
 ITEC 1035  Documentation Standards
2
 ITEC 1070
 IT Support
1
 ITEC 2100  Programming Logic and Design
4
 ITEC 2120  DB Design and SQL
4
 ITEC 2127  Information Systems Analysis
4
 ITEC 2136  Web Data Technologies
4
 ITEC 2145
 Database Programming
4
 ITEC 2310  Graphic Design Technologies
4
 ITEC 2317  Web Interactivity Tools 4
 ITEC 2340  Scripting Languages
4
 ITEC 2346  Advanced Scripting Languages
4
 ITEC 2900  Integrated Capstone Project
4
 TLIT 1005  Technology Fundamentals 3

Program Sequence

Please contact your program advisor for more information.

Graduation Requirements

All Anoka Technical College students seeking an Associate in Applied Science (AAS), diploma, or certification must meet the Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher. Please contact your advisor for any further program graduation requirements.                                                                                                                                                                

NOTE: Program plans are subject to change. Please contact your program advisor for the most current program information.

Transfer Opportunities

To see how this may transfer into other Anoka Technical College programs or into another college, please visit:

Industry Description

The graduate will be a specialist in one of the areas of concentration in Information Technology (IT), but will also have a broad base of foundational knowledge from the common core courses that span the six areas of concentration. Professional standards, proper methodology such as sound engineering principles and project management, will be emphasized throughout the courses.

Wages/Outlook/Advancement

Gainful Employment Report

Faculty

The Information Technology instructors at Anoka Technical College are experts in their fields, committed to providing high-quality, hands-on, skill-based education to their students.

Faculty members are called on by local industry experts and businesses to provide expert insight and to recommend students for employment.

Vicki Baumgartner
763-576-4146

Tracy Hoffman
763-576-4198

Lisa Hubbard
763-576-4085

Jerry Kne
763-576-4044

Julie Myers
763-576-4072

Mary Lebens
763-576-4169

For service during summer hours contact Enrollment Services
763-576-7710

Start

Fall: August, October
Spring: January, March
(Also multiple start options each semester)

Award

AAS Degree with Emphasis
Diploma

Contact

Vicki Baumgartner
763-576-4146

Tracy Hoffman
763-576-4198

Lisa Hubbard
763-576-4085

Jerry Kne
763-576-4044

Julie Myers
763-576-4072


“Our students get great jobs! The IT program was designed by the very industry that hires our students, and our outstanding advisory committee is committed to keeping our program relevant and cutting edge. ”