Interactive Media - Web Development

Enter one of the hottest fields in technology today with an Interactive Media-Web Development associate's degree from Montco. In our Web Development Concentration you'll build the skills needed to become a web developer and programmer.

After graduation our students frequently transfer to four-year institutions offering interactive media studies. These include such local or online universities as Temple, Drexel, Pennsylvania College of Technology, DeVry and Walden, among others.

Program outcomes
  • Develop secure, scalable, and standards compliant websites;
  • Utilize databases to develop dynamic interactive websites and applications.

Program Curriculum

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General Education Requirements

Course ID Title Credits
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
Elective Quantitative Reasoning 3 - 4
Elective Cultural Awareness and Diversity 3
Elective Oral & Written Communication 3
Elective Aesthetic Sensibility 3
Elective Scientific Reasoning 3 - 4

Major Requirements

Course ID Title Credits
CIS 111 Computer Science I: Programming and Concepts 3
CIS 111B Computer Science II: Object-Oriented Programming 3
CIS 114 Web Design and Development 3
CIS 119 User Interface/Experience Design 3
CIS 140 Client Side Web Development 3
CIS 141 Introduction to Linux 3
CIS 210 Applied Software Development 3
CIS 212 Advanced HTML and CSS 3
CIS 213 Advanced Javascript 3
CIS 216 Interactive Media Capstone 3
CIS 241 Server Side Web Development 3
CIS 245 Database Management Systems/SQL 3
CIS/ART Elective. Any 3-credit CIS course (except CIS 110 and CIS 155) or ART 135 or ART 148 3
CIS/ART Elective. Any 3-credit CIS course (except CIS 110 and CIS 155) or ART-135 or ART-148 3

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Full-time sample course schedule

Semester 1

Course ID Title Credits
ENG 101 English Composition 3
Elective Quantitative Reasoning 3-4
Elective Cultural Awareness and Diversity 3
CIS 114 Web Design and Development 3
CIS 111 Computer Science I: Programming and Concepts 3

Semester 2

Course ID Title Credits
CIS 111B Computer Science II: Object-Oriented Programming 3
CIS 141  Introduction to Linux 3
Elective Oral & Written Communication 3
Elective Aesthetic Sensibility 3
CIS 119  User Interface/Experience Design 3

Semester 3

Course ID Title Credits
CIS 212 Advanced HTML and CSS 3
CIS 245 Database Management Systems/SQL 3
CIS 140 Client Side Web Development 3
CIS 210  Applied Software Development 3
CIS/ART Elective  Any 3-credit CIS course (except CIS 110 and CIS 155) or ART-148 or ART-135 3

Semester 4

Course ID Title Credits
Elective Scientific Reasoning 3-4
CIS 241 Server Side Web Development 3
CIS 214 Advanced JavaScript 3
CIS/ART Elective Any  3-credit CIS course (Except CIS 110 and CIS 155) or ART-148 or ART-135 3
CIS 216 Interactive Media Capstone 3

Part-time sample course schedule

Semester 1

Course ID Title Credits
ENG 101 English Composition 3
CIS 111 Computer Science I: Programming and Concepts 3

Semester 2

Course ID Title Credits
CIS 111B Computer Science II: Object-Oriented Programming 3
CIS 114 Web Design and Development 3

Semester 3

Course ID Title Credits
Elective Quantitative Reasoning 3-4
Elective Oral & Written Communication 3

Semester 4

Course ID Title Credits
CIS 141 Introduction to Linux 3
CIS 140 Client Side Web Development 3
CIS 212 Advanced HTML and CSS 3

Semester 5

Course ID Title Credits
CIS 119 User Interface/Experience Design 3
CIS 245 Database Management Systems/SQL 3
CIS/ART Elective Any 3-credit CIS course (except CIS 110 and CIS 155) or ART-148 or ART-135 3

Semester 6

Course ID Title Credits
Elective Aesthetic Sensibility 3
CIS/ART Elective Any 3-credit CIS course (except CIS 110 and CIS 155) or ART-148 or ART-135 3

Semester 7

Course ID Title Credits
CIS 210 Applied Software Development 3
CIS 241 Server Side Web Development 3

Semester 8

Course ID Title Credits
CIS 214 Advanced JavaScript 3
CIS 216 Interactive Media Capstone 3

Semester 9

Course ID Title Credits
Elective Scientific Reasoning 3-4
Elective Cultural Awareness and Diversity 3