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Anoka Technical College's Web Design and Development AAS degree program focuses on both designing and developing dynamic web sites.

Web Developers are responsible for front and back-end web development. On the front-end, the web developer uses a combination of HTML, CSS, and scripting languages to build everything a user sees and interacts with on a website.

On the back-end, they develop the application and interact with the server and database that make up the foundational structure of an interactive website using various web technologies.

This unique program allows technical specialization in Web Design and Development while the common core courses and required electives from other options build a broad IT foundation needed to understand the terminology and methodologies of other IT specialties in the workplace. Students graduate prepared to successfully compete for high-paying, rewarding careers in high demand IT fields both today and in the future.

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Affordable & flexible learning options

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Hands-on training from industry experts

Advancement Blk

High growth rate compared to other careers in Minnesota

Potential Jobs:

  • Web Developer
  • Web Designer
  • Web Programmer

Salary Information:
See current data at careerwise.minnstate.edu.

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Program Details

Program Details (pdf)

The Anoka Technical College Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Information Technology with an emphasis in Web Design and Development is a 72-credit program designed to prepare graduates to successfully compete for high-paying, rewarding careers in the high demand IT fields both today and in the future.

This unique program allows technical specialization in Web Design and Development while the common core courses and required electives from other options build a broad IT foundation needed to understand the terminology and methodologies of other IT specialties in the workplace. Anoka Technical College Web Design and Development emphasis graduate will be a specialist in one of the areas of emphasis in Information Technology and will also have a broad IT foundation needed to under-stand the terminology and methodologies of other IT specialties in the workplace.

Web Developers are responsible for front and back-end web development.  On the front-end, the web developer uses a combination of HTML, CSS, and scripting languages to build everything a user sees and interacts with on a website. On the back-end, they develop the application and interact with the server and database that make up the foundational structure of an interactive website using various web technologies. 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.

Anoka Tech's IT curriculum offers more than 90 courses in the following career concentration areas:

  • Business Data Analysis
  • IT Support
  • Network Management and Security
  • Software Development

Graduates will be encouraged to take advantage of access to corporate recruitment and IT recruiting firms. Internships and work-study positions will also be available. The IT graduate will be highly employable. The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree includes General Education credits, which broaden knowledge beyond what is required in the technical field and places the student on track for future managerial positions.

  1. Apply critical thinking skills in the identification, analysis and resolution of information technology problems.
  2. Exhibit interpersonal skills and a professional attitude while working in an information technology environment.
  3. Clearly express ideas and information in written and spoken form.
  4. Analyze, design and document system specifications to meet client needs.
  5. Apply project management techniques to solve business problems.
  6. Collaborate with a team to design and develop customer software-based solutions and integrate them into the user environment.
  7. Apply logical reasoning to a problem.

Anoka Technical College graduates will be specialist in their area of emphasis and will also have a broad base of foundational knowledge from the common core courses that span the seven areas of concentration. Professional standards, proper methodology, such as sound engineering principles and project management, are emphasized throughout the courses.

Wage information is available from the Minnesota Department of Education and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development

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Some courses in this program may require a prerequisite. Please see course descriptions for more details.

MnTC General Education Requirements

This program requires completion of the following twenty-two credits of general education from at least three goal areas of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC).

Course Number Course Title Credits
 ENGL 2105  Business and Technical Writing (Goal 1&2) 4
 PHIL 1200  Technology, Ethics and Society (Goal 9) 3
 MnTC General Education Math course (Goal 4) 3
 MnTC Electives 5

Program Sequence Fall Start

Fall Semester 18
BDAT 1005  Data Analysis Fundamentals 2
ITEC 1003  Networking Fundamentals 2
ITEC 1011  Programming Logic & Design 4
ITEC 1016  Web Programming Technologies 4
TLIT 1005  Technology Fundamentals 3
MnTC Elective   3
Spring Semester
20
ENGL 2105 Business and Technical Writing 4
ITEC 2120 Database Design and SQL 4
ITEC 2311 User Experience & Interface Design 4
ITEC 2600 Application Development 4
ITEC 2601 Database Application Development 4
Fall Semester
16
ITEC 2215 Linux/Web Server Administration 4
ITEC 2317 Web Interactivity Tools 4
ITEC 2340 Scripting Languages 4
ITEC 2520 Mobile Application Development 4
 Spring Semester
18

ITEC 1025

Project Management 4

ITEC 1035

Documentation Standards 2
ITEC 2901 Integrated Capstone Project 4
PHIL1200 Technology, Ethics, and Society 3

MnTC Electives

  5

Program Sequence Spring Start

Spring Semester 18
BDAT 1005  Data Analysis Fundamentals 2
ITEC 1003  Networking Fundamentals 2
ITEC 1011  Programming Logic & Design 4
ITEC 1016  Web Programming Technologies 4
PHIL 1200 Technology, Ethics, and Society 3
TLIT 1005  Technology Fundamentals 3
Fall Semester
16
ITEC 2215 Linux/Web Server Administration 4
ITEC 2317 Web Interactivity Tools 4
ITEC 2340 Scripting Languages 4
ITEC 2520 Mobile Application Development 4
Spring Semester
20
ENGL 2105 Business and Technical Writing 4
ITEC 2120 Database Design and SQL 4
ITEC 2311 User Experience & Interface Design 4
ITEC 2600 Application Development 4
ITEC 2601 Database Application Development 4
 Fall Semester
18

ITEC 1025

Project Management 4

ITEC 1035

Documentation Standards 2
ITEC 2901 Integrated Capstone Project 4

MnTC Electives

  8

Students can choose to complete this program part-time. Part-time students will take longer to complete their program than students who follow the full-time sequence listed on the official program guide (see the program guide PDF under the LINKS section to the right). Because every course may not be offered each semester, it is important for part-time students to reach out to their faculty advisors for help in planning their long-term, part-time course sequence. Refer to the below PDF document for first semester part-time course options and further information.

PDF Part-time Options

Information Technology Management
AAS degree

Business Data Analyst
AAS degree, diploma

IT Support
Certificate

Network Management & Security
AAS degree, diploma

Software Development
AAS degree, diploma

Students must earn a cumulative 2.0 GPA or higher to be eligible for graduation from this program.

Faculty

Lisa Hubbard
Lisa Hubbard
LHubbard@anokatech.edu
Mm2778ke
Julie Myers
JMyers@anokatech.edu

Enrollment Services
EnrollmentServices@anokatech.edu
763-576-7710

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Students must earn a cumulative 2.0 GPA or higher to be eligible for graduation from this program.

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

Web Developers are responsible for front and back-end web development. On the front-end, the web developer uses a combination of HTML, CSS, and scripting languages to build everything a user sees and interacts with on a website.

On the back-end, they develop the application and interact with the server and database that make up the foundational structure of an interactive website using various web technologies.

Flexibleafforadable Blk

Affordable & flexible learning options

Handsoneducation Blk

Hands-on training from industry experts

Advancement Blk

High growth rate compared to other careers in Minnesota

Potential Jobs:

  • Web Developer
  • Web Designer
  • Web Programmer

Salary Information:
See current data at careerwise.minnstate.edu.

Program Details

Program Details (pdf)

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

This unique program allows technical specialization in Web Design and Development while the common core courses and required electives from other options build a broad IT foundation needed to understand the terminology and methodologies of other IT specialties in the workplace.

Anoka Technical College Web Design and Development graduate will be a specialist in one of the areas of emphasis in Information Technology and will also have a broad IT foundation needed to understand the terminology and methodologies of other IT specialties in the workplace. Web Developers are responsible for front and back-end web development.  On the front-end, the web developer uses a combination of HTML, CSS, and scripting languages to build everything a user sees and interacts with on a website. On the back-end, they develop the application; interact with the server, and database that make up the foundational structure of an interactive website using various web technologies.

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. Graduates will be encouraged to take advantage of access to corporate recruitment and IT recruiting firms. Internships and work-study positions will also be available. The IT graduate will be highly employable.

  1. Apply critical thinking skills in the identification, analysis and resolution of information technology problems.
  2. Exhibit interpersonal skills and a professional attitude while working in an information technology environment.
  3. Clearly express ideas and information in written and spoken form.
  4. Analyze, design and document system specifications to meet client needs.
  5. Apply project management techniques to solve business problems.
  6. Collaborate with a team to design and develop customer software-based solutions and integrate them into the user environment..

Anoka Technical College graduates will be specialist in their area of emphasis and will also have a broad base of foundational knowledge from the common core courses that span the seven areas of concentration. Professional standards, proper methodology, such as sound engineering principles and project management, are emphasized throughout the courses.

Wage information is available from the Minnesota Department of Education and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development

Some courses in this program may require a prerequisite. Please see course descriptions for more details.

Program Sequence Fall Start

Fall Semester 15
BDAT 1005  Data Analysis Fundamentals 2
ITEC 1003  Networking Fundamentals 2
ITEC 1011  Programming Logic & Design 4
ITEC 1016  Web Programming Technologies 4
TLIT 1005  Technology Fundamentals 3
Spring Semester
16
ITEC 2120 Database Design and SQL 4
ITEC 2311 User Experience & Interface Design 4
ITEC 2600 Application Development 4
ITEC 2601 Database Application Development 4
Fall Semester
16
ITEC 2215 Linux/Web Server Administration 4
ITEC 2317 Web Interactivity Tools 4
ITEC 2340 Scripting Languages 4
ITEC 2520 Mobile Application Development 4
 Spring Semester
10

ITEC 1025

Project Management 4

ITEC 1035

Documentation Standards 2
ITEC 2901 Integrated Capstone Project 4

Program Sequence Spring Start

Spring Semester 15
BDAT 1005  Data Analysis Fundamentals 2
ITEC 1003  Networking Fundamentals 2
ITEC 1011  Programming Logic & Design 4
ITEC 1016  Web Programming Technologies 4
TLIT 1005  Technology Fundamentals 3
Fall Semester
16
ITEC 2215 Linux/Web Server Administration 4
ITEC 2317 Web Interactivity Tools 4
ITEC 2340 Scripting Languages 4
ITEC 2520 Mobile Application Development 4
Spring Semester
16
ITEC 2120 Database Design and SQL 4
ITEC 2311 User Experience & Interface Design 4
ITEC 2600 Application Development 4
ITEC 2601 Database Application Development 4
 Fall Semester
10

ITEC 1025

Project Management 4

ITEC 1035

Documentation Standards 2
ITEC 2901 Integrated Capstone Project 4

Students can choose to complete this program part-time. Part-time students will take longer to complete their program than students who follow the full-time sequence listed on the official program guide (see the program guide PDF under the LINKS section to the right). Because every course may not be offered each semester, it is important for part-time students to reach out to their faculty advisors for help in planning their long-term, part-time course sequence. Refer to the below PDF document for first semester part-time course options and further information.

PDF Part-time Options

Students must earn a cumulative 2.0 GPA or higher to be eligible for graduation from this program.

Information Technology Management
AAS degree

Business Data Analyst
AAS degree, diploma

IT Support
Certificate

Software Development
AAS degree, diploma

Web Design & Development
AAS degree, diploma

Faculty

Lisa Hubbard
Lisa Hubbard
LHubbard@anokatech.edu
Mm2778ke
Julie Myers
JMyers@anokatech.edu

Enrollment Services
EnrollmentServices@anokatech.edu
763-576-7710

Start Dates:

Fall semester: August
Spring semester: January

Multiple start options each semester.

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LHubbard@anokatech.edu

Julie Myers
JMyers@anokatech.edu

Enrollment Services
EnrollmentServices@anokatech.edu
763-576-7710

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