IT Web Development

IT Web Development

Develop complex web-based applications that support the activities of a business.

Start Date:
September
Duration:
2 Years
Credential:
Diploma
Delivery:
Full-time (In-class)
Locations:
+Locations & Availability
September 2018 Institute of Technology Campus • Halifax • Seats available New applications may be waitlisted until {0} 20{1}. Marconi Campus • Sydney • Seats available New applications may be waitlisted until {0} 20{1}. Truro Campus • Truro • Seats available New applications may be waitlisted until {0} 20{1}.

Program Overview

Having an interest in how the World Wide Web works, graduates are able to create, develop and maintain websites and web applications which support business services and operations. You gain the skills to support the growing use of cloud computing with the creation of an increasing array of business applications.

This program focuses on building your programming skills to form a solid foundation in current and emerging web-based technologies. You develop skills and knowledge in web application development, user-interface design and usability, web server administration and security and mobile application development and will combine these skills to create effective solutions.

Admission Requirements

  • High School Graduation Diploma or equivalent.
  • Advanced Standing in this new program will be available beginning in the 2018-19 academic year. If you have questions about applying for Advanced Standing in this program, please contact admissions.

Choose NSCC

  • Benefit from expert faculty who bring years of experience to the classroom and prepare you with current and relevant IT skills.
  • Learn the practices and technologies that employers need. Courses are designed to give you a well-rounded experience that parallels industry workplaces and our programs are designed with the input of industry leaders.
  • Gain practical experience and apply your skills to IT projects during your work term.
  • Build a portfolio to capture your skills and achievements (a definite asset in a competitive job market).
  • Continue your studies at university. This program includes courses that count towards a university degree. Find out more.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this program could work in the following positions:

  • Web Application Developer
  • Mobile Application Developer
  • Web Server Administrator
  • Entry level business analyst

Other Info

  • Co-operative Education (Co-op) – This program is eligible for an optional co-op credit course. Co-op provides an opportunity for paid employment (of at least 12 weeks) in a field related to your program between your first and second year.
  • It is recommended that applicants have a Grade 12 math credit, but this is not a requirement for admission to the program.

Courses May Include

Course descriptions
Code Course
APPD 1001   User Interface Design and Development
BART 3075   Entrepreneurship Project
COMM 1700   Professional Practices for IT I
COMM 2700   Professional Practices for IT II
DBAS 1007   Data Fundamentals
INFT 3100   Work Experience
NETW 1700   Introduction to Networking and Security
OSYS 1000   Operating Systems - Unix
OSYS 1200   Introduction to Windows Administration
OSYS 2040   Web Server Fundamentals
PROG 1400   Introduction to Object Oriented Programming
PROG 1700   Logic and Programming I
PROG 2700   Client Side Programming I
SAAD 1001   Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design (AD)
SAFE 1000   Introduction to WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems)
SAFE 1001   Introduction to NS OH&S Act
WEBD 1000   Website Development

Additional Graduation Requirements

Milestone
Portfolio Development

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