Program Coordinator: Mary Sullivan, LRC 217, Ext. 2415
Length: Three semesters (one year beginning in summer term)
Purpose: With the increased development of business, industry, and government in Virginia, there is a need for qualified personnel in information systems technology and web design. This certificate program is designed to train personnel for full-time employment upon completion of the course requirements. In addition, the curriculum furnishes the student the option to transfer into the AAS degree programs.
Admission Requirements: A student eligible for admission to the College can normally be considered for admission to Web Design Certificate.
Program Requirements: The two-semester curriculum provides training in information systems, web design, and graphics. Proficiency in high school English and mathematics is required. Students who are not proficient in English and mathematics will be required to correct their deficiencies in developmental courses. In addition, the curriculum includes supportive courses as a preparation for entrance into the job market. Upon successful completion of the curriculum, the student will be awarded a Certificate in Web Design.
Web Programming and Design
Total Minimum Credits Required for Certificate.................................34
Note: VHCC policy requires that students must keep their IT skills up to date. Therefore, IT courses transferred from other institutions and IT courses completed at VHCC must not be more than 5 years old for IT majors. If a student can demonstrate competency students, the student may appeal the rule by requesting departmental approval from the lead faculty in the IT Department.