Web Design and Development AAS

About Web Design and Development AAS

Are you interested in combining your creativity and computer know-how with a love of web design and animation? MCC offers certificate and degree programs that will prepare you for a number of careers in this up-and-coming industry.

Web designers often create the front-end design of sites or complete static sites. They usually partner with developers who know how to do high-level programming and work with databases to develop e-commerce sites.

In the program, you’ll learn the fundamental skills needed to design a website and compete in today’s ever-changing digital industries. The web design and development degree combines the skills you need to create complete commerce sites. You’ll learn solid design techniques and the programming and database skills required to implement them—plus, you’ll work in programs in both Mac and PC, so you’ll be ready to create products in either environment.

Sample Semester 1 16 Credit Hours

    COURSE LIST Course Ids: ENG-151#3 hrs,WEB-105#3 hrs,PRG-105#3 hrs,GRA-100#3 hrs,DGM-107#3 hrs,MCC-101#1 hr

Sample Semester 2 15 Credit Hours

    COURSE LIST Course Ids: GRA-167#3 hrs,WEB-115#3 hrs,DGM-152#3 hrs,DGM-153#3 hrs,ENG-108#3 hrs

Sample Semester 3 15 Credit Hours

    COURSE LIST Course Ids: SPE-151#3 hrs,PRG-147#3 hrs,DGM-265#3 hrs,Select a Math or Physical or Life Sciences Course#3 hrs,Select a Program Elective Starting with DBM, DGM, GRA, MAD, PRG, or WEB#3 hrs

Sample Semester 4 15 Credit Hours

    COURSE LIST Course Ids: WEB-212#3 hrs,DGM-275#3 hrs,WEB-175#3 hrs,Select a General Education Course#3 hrs,Select a Program Elective Starting With DBM, DGM, GRA, MAD, PRG, or WEB#3 hrs

Career Outlook

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Total Costs of Web Design and Development AAS

(in-district) Total Amount: $9,376

Credit Hours to Complete: 60

Weeks to Complete: 64

What you need to know about getting your Web Design and Development AAS (CIP 11.0801)

Total Web Design and Development AAS Costs
Cost in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $6,690 $22,183 $27,863 $27,863
Additional Costs $2,686 $2,686 $2,686 $2,686
Program Total $9,376 $24,869 $30,549 $30,549

What makes MCC's web design program better than or distinct from similar programs at other institutions?

MCC has crafted a cutting-edge program to introduce you to current versions of the Adobe Suite, WordPress, and other modern technologies. Manage your own sub-domain using cPanel as you focus on standards-compliant technologies as supported by the W3C.

Occupations that Web Design and Development AAS prepares you for
Occupation and Occupational Profile Link SOC Code
Web Developers 27-1024

What job opportunities are available to someone with a Web Design and Development AAS?

Web Developer, Web Designer, Social Media Content Manager, WordPress Developer

How will MCC's Web Design and Development AAS program prepare me for my career or connect me to opportunities?

We receive regular requests for interns to help develop websites. Some of the internships are paid opportunities.

  • Mission

    The mission of McHenry County College’s Web Development Program is to develop students who are skilled in systems design, interface design, coding, and development tools. MCC students shall be distinguishable by their critical thinking, effective communication, professionalism, and technical competency. Students will use current and contemporary practices to demonstrate mastery in the Program Learning Outcomes.

  • Program Learning Objectives
    1. Analyze business web development needs and develop digital solutions for those needs.
    2. Select technologies appropriate to implement web-based solutions for business needs.
    3. Evaluate and apply responsive design choices that meet customer needs and address the variety of technologies that may be used to access the website.
    4. Select appropriate resources based upon legal guidelines for licensing and fair use.
    5. Integrate multiple technologies into a comprehensive business solution.
    6. Implement effective project management to handle deadlines, communication, and budgets.

    Degree: AAS in Web Design and Development

    Certificates: Web Design, Web Development, Web Marketing

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Semesters to complete assumes students are taking a full-time credit load of 12 credits per semester (the minimum required for federal financial aid).

Proportion of students completing in normal time is the percentage of completers who earned the credential within the specified time of their first enrollment at the College.

Students attending part-time or changing their program of study are two common reasons why they may not complete in "normal" time.

Tuition and fees are set by the Board of Trustees. Prices for books and supplies are subject to change.

See additional information about international student costs.