2024-2025 Catalog 
    
    Jun 23, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog

Web Design/Development, Social Media, A.A.S.


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JJC Program Code: CO801

ICCB Program Code: CIOS 0033

  • The JJC Web Design, Development, and Social Media program will teach you technical aspects of the following: 

    • website creation 

    • programming 

    • aesthetic appeal  

    • current requirements based on W3C and WCAG accessibility standards 

  • You will learn the cutting-edge coding techniques for:  

    • HTML 

    • CSS 

    • front- and back-end scripting/programming languages 

    • user experience (UX) analysis  

    • and much more!  

  • With two different concentrations, you can customize your schedule to focus on either social media or web development. 

  • No matter your concentration, you will get a solid web design foundation that will appeal to many different career opportunities.    

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General Education Requirements: 16 Semester Hours


Select courses from the following groups:

Major Core Electives: 13 Semester Hours


Students must complete any 13 credit hours from the courses listed below, which may be chosen based on transfer or career goals. Recommended concentrations are pathways to earning additional Certificate of Completion (CCO) credentials.

Full Stack Developer Concentration (9 Semester hours):

Social Media Specialist Concentration (13 Semester Hours)

Additional elective course options include:

Total Required Hours: 62 Semester Hours


Includes Online Courses


This program includes the option for distance education courses (online and/or hybrid).

Completion Guide


Students are required to complete 13 credit hours from the list of courses under the electives. Recommended but not required pathways are designated with, Design and Development (DD) - or - Social Media Technologies (SM); however, the courses do not have to be exclusively from one concentration or the other, rather, these are pathways are recommendations that lead to Certificate of Completions (CO854 and CO855)

Graduation Requirements


Graduation Requirements

To be awarded an Associate degree at Joliet Junior College, each student must meet the following requirements:

1. Satisfy all admissions requirements.

2. Complete the courses required to earn the given degree. If the student is a transfer student with coursework taken elsewhere, he/she must complete a minimum of 60

credit hours of which 15 credit hours applicable to the degree are earned at JJC. Proficiency test, CLEP, and Advanced Placement does not meet this requirement.

3. Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.

4. Discharge all financial obligations to the College and have no restrictions.

5. File an application for graduation. An application should be filed at the time of registration for the student’s anticipated last semester.

6. Have all official transcripts from other college/universities on file in the Graduation Office by the graduation filing date for evaluation of credit. A delay in the process

may result in a later graduation date.

 

To be awarded a Certificate of Achievement, Certificate of Completion, or Occupational Certificate at JJC, each student must meet the following requirements:

1. Satisfy all admission requirements.

2. Complete the courses required to earn the chosen certificate. Complete a minimum of 1-8 credit hours (Occupational Certificate),  4-29 credit hours (Certificate of Completion) or 30-50 credit hours (Certificate of Achievement). If the student is a transfer student with coursework taken elsewhere, he/she must complete a minimum of 25% of the total required credit hours applicable to the certificate at JJC. Proficiency test, CLEP, and Advanced Placement do not meet this requirement.

3. Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 in the area of concentration.

4. Discharge all financial obligations to the college and have no restrictions.

5. File an application for graduation. An application should be filed at the time of registration for the student’s anticipated last semester.

6. Have all official transcripts from other college/universities on file in the Graduation Office by the graduation filing date for evaluation of credit. A delay in the process

may result in a later graduation date.

Contact Information


Department Chairperson

Faculty Contact

Name: Lori Schahrer

Name: Caleb Foss

E-mail: loschahr@jjc.edu

E-mail: caleb.foss@jjc.edu

Phone: 815-280-2339

Phone: 815-280-6907

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