Information Technology: Web Development, B.TECH., Major #1506

Businesses and organizations need information to create competitive advantages in today’s dynamic business environment. Business people require tools like the Internet, the World Wide Web, laptops, smart phones, cloud computing, wireless technology, multimedia, social media, and e-commerce. Typically, they do not need to understand how the technology works; they simply want it to do the job for them. Within industry, there is a great need for specialists who can effectively use the latest technologies to design and develop professional interactive web sites. Web developers have become a great addition to every organization of every size.

 Web development degree at SUNY Morrisville combines front-end web design and coding with the back-end server scripting and database skills required by employers of full-stack web developers. Students have the opportunity to gain practical experience in the latest techniques and frameworks used in web development and the skills needed to design and develop dynamic web applications. These techniques including XHTML, PHP, CSS, JavaScript and everything in between. Students also receive practical hands-on experience in their field of study using client and server machines in a high-speed networked environment.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Create server environment.

  • Apply design principles to web publishing.

  • Build a client-server software framework to separate data, view, and controller logic.

  • Create dynamic, database driven web applications.

Curriculum Requirements - 120 Credits

course

credits

CITA 110 Intro to Information Technology

3

CITA 120 Computer Concepts and OS

3

CITA 140 Introduction to Programming

3

CITA 190 Introduction to Linux / UNIX Operating Systems

3

CITA 200 Data Communications Networking

3

CITA 210 Visual Programming and Development Tools

3

CITA 240 Web and E-Commerce Development

3

CITA 310 Web Server Administration

3

CITA 330 Web Publishing

3

CITA 395 Internship Orientation Seminar

1

CITA 405 Project Management

3

CITA 450 Applied Database Management

3

CITA 460 Organization & End-User Information Systems

3

CITA 480 Information Tech Internship

12

CITA 100-200 Level Electives as Advised

3

CITA 300-400 Level Electives as Advised

3

BSAD 116 – Business Organization & Management

3

BSAD 300 – Management Communications

3

CITA, ACCT, or BSAD 100-200 as advised

6

CITA, ACCT or BSAD 300 -400 as advised

9

COMP 101 Composition and Research

3

COMP 310 Advanced Technical Communications

3

MATH as Advised

3

Liberal Art & Science Elective as Advised

21

General Electives as Advised

14

Suggested Course Sequencing

Course

Credits

Year 1/Fall - 17 Credits

CITA 110 - Introduction to Information Technology

3

CITA 140 - Introduction to Programming

3

CITA elective (as advised)

3

COMP 101 - Composition and Research

3

MATH - As advised to meet SUNY General Education

3

GNED 100 - First Year Experience

2

Year 1/Spring - 15 Credits

CITA 120 - Computer Concepts & Operating Systems

3

CITA 190 - Introduction to Linux / UNIX Operating Systems

3

BSAD 116 - Business Organization & Management

3

Liberal Art & Science Elective (as advised)

3

Liberal Art & Science Elective (as advised)

3

Year 2/Fall - 15 Credits

CITA 200 - Data Communication Networking

3

CITA 210 - Visual Programming & Development Tools

3

CITA 240 - Web and E-Commerce Development

3

CITA, ACCT or BSAD-Lower Level

3

Liberal Art & Science Elective (as advised)

3

Year 2/Spring - 15 Credits

CITA 310 - Web Server Administration

3

CITA, ACCT or BSAD-Lower Level

3

COMP 310 - Advanced Technical Communications

3

Liberal Art & Science Elective (as advised)

3

Liberal Art & Science Elective (as advised)

3

Year 3/Fall - 15 Credits

CITA 330 - Web Publishing

3

BSAD 300 - Management Communications

3

ACCT, BSAD OR CITA-Upper Level

3

Liberal Art & Science Elective (as advised)

3

Liberal Art & Science Elective (as advised)

3

Year 3/Spring - 15 Credits

CITA-Upper Level

3

ACCT, BSAD OR CITA-Upper Level

3

ACCT, BSAD OR CITA-Upper Level

3

General Electives (as advised)

3

General Electives (as advised)

3

Year 4/Fall - 16 Credits

CITA 395 - Internship Orientation Seminar

1

CITA 405 - Project Management

3

CITA 450 - Applied Database Management

3

CITA 460 - Organizations & End User Info Systems

3

General Electives (as advised)

3

General Electives (as advised)

3

Year 4. Spring - 12 Credits

CITA 480 - Information Technology Internship

12