IT Web Software Development

IT Web Software Development

Prepares learners to design and develop desktop and web software using leading programming languages and related technologies. Learners are also exposed to hardware and networking principles.

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Program Outline

Term 1
Course # Course Title Credits
1080119500 Written Communication
Description

Develops writing skills which include prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing. A variety of writing assignments is designed to help the learner analyze audience and purpose, research and organize ideas, and format and design documents based on subject matter and content. Also develops critical reading and thinking skills through the analysis of a variety of written documents.

3.00
1015211500 Database Fundamentals
Description

Students learn the fundamental concepts and applications of relational database tables using a hands-on approach. Topics include database architectures, data structures, planning, creation, inquiry, updating, input and output forms (reporting), and importation of data from an outside source for use in databases.

3.00
1015411500 Office Applications
Description

This course will cover basic MS Office applications.

2.00
1015411000 IT Basic Skills
Description

This course will cover basic general skills in IT.

1.00
1015212100 Blockchain Basics
Description

This course explores blockchain technology basics including the fundamentals of how blockchains work and the implications the technology has on society.

1.00
1015011400 Networking 1
Description

This course is designed as an introduction to data network technology. It is the first in a series of three courses leading toward Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification. Students will gain a basic understanding of routers and switches, their function and how to perform initial configurations in the Internetwork Operating System (IOS) of these devices. Students will setup various LAN hardware to implement a workable local area network to include, subnetting and variable length subnetting. Student will gain a solid foundation in network standards using both the OSI and TCP/IP reference models.

3.00
1015417700 Web Programming Fundamentals
Description

Introduces the learner to the principles of web page development. In this course the students will learn to develop static web pages that contain text, images, and videos. Students will also link multiple web pages to produce a complete website.

3.00
Term 2
Course # Course Title Credits
1015212000 Introduction to Programming
Description

Introduces the learner to programming concepts using structured logic and basic concepts related to computer programming and program development. Programs will be developed using sequential, selection, and looping control structures, functions, arithmetic calculations.

3.00
1080413400 Mathematical Reasoning
Description

An activity based approach is used to explore numerical relationships, graphs, proportional relationships, algebraic reasoning, and problem solving using linear, exponential and other mathematical models. Students will develop conceptual and procedural tools that support the use of key mathematical concepts in a variety of contexts. This course is not designed for Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) students and/or others who require calculus. Prerequisite: 7785478000 Principles of College Math (C or better) or Accuplacer Algebra score >=35 or UW Math Placement Basic Math Skills score >=250 or ACT Mathematics score >=18 or Tailwind Math College Math Fund score >=16.

3.00
1080919500 Economics
Description

With a focus on contemporary issues, this introductory course covers cost-benefit analysis, economics systems of the world, globalization, supply and demand, market structures, the labor market, economic growth, unemployment, inflation, business cycles, money, and government economic policy. The course strives to help students improve their individual and household decision-making, understand business decision-making, comprehend the current national and international economic issues and policies, and critically evaluate government response to economic concerns.

3.00
1015214600 Programming 2
Description

Further develops concepts introduced in Introduction to Programming and explores more advanced topics such as methods, classes and arrays. Prerequisite: 1015212000 Introduction to Programming (C or better).

3.00
1015220000 Decentralized Finance (Defi)
Description

This course explores blockchain technology basics including the fundamentals of how blockchains work and the implications the technology has on society. Prerequisites: 1015212100 Blockchain Basics (C or better) and 1015417700 Web Programming Fundamentals (C or better) and 1015212000 Introduction to Programming (C or better) and 1015214600 Programming 2 (C or better).

3.00
Term 3
Course # Course Title Credits
1080119600 Oral Interpersonal Communication
Description

Focuses upon developing speaking, verbal and nonverbal communications, and listening skills through individual presentations, groups activities, and other projects.

3.00
1015218300 Interactive Web Programming
Description

Students learn to create interactive webpages that respond to user input. Prerequisites: 1015212000 Introduction to Programming (C or better) and 1015417700 Web Programming Fundamentals (C or better).

3.00
1015222000 Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)
Description

This course covers the tools and development of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and how they can be used on the blockchain. Prerequisites: 1015212100 Blockchain Basics (C or better) and 1015417700 Web Programming Fundamentals (C or better) and 1015212000 Introduction to Programming (C or better) and 1015214600 Programming 2 (C or better).

3.00
1015216000 Programming 3
Description

Further develops concepts introduced in Programming 2 and explores more advanced topics such as Graphical User Interfaces and databases. Prerequisite: 1015214600 Programming 2 (C or better).

3.00
1080926000 Introduction To Philosophy
Description

Introduces fields of philosophy, philosophical reasoning, and the history of philosophy. Developed the ability to think, speak, argue, and write critically about complex and general issues. Topics vary and may include cross-cultural philosophies, epistemology, metaphysics, ethics, logic and critical reasoning, as well as clarification about the roles and philosophy, religion, and science.

3.00
Term 4
Course # Course Title Credits
1080919900 Psychology of Human Relations
Description

Focuses on improving personal and job-related relationships through understanding and applying sound psychological principles. Topics include self-concept, motivation, emotions, stress management, conflict resolution, and human relation processes.

3.00
1015221000 Smart Contracts
Description

This course covers the tools and development of smart contracts that run on the blockchain. Prerequisites: 1015212100 Blockchain Basics (C or better) and 1015417700 Web Programming Fundamentals (C or better) and 1015212000 Introduction to Programming (C or better) and 1015214600 Programming 2 (C or better).

3.00
1015223000 Smart Contracts 2
Description

This course continues the exploration of smart contract technology from the smart contracts 1 course and covers additional strategies, techniques, and practices for writing and deploying smart contracts on the blockchain. Prerequisite: 1015221000 Smart Contracts (C or better).

3.00
1015215500 e Portfolio Administration
Description

Students will design and create an e-portfolio. This portfolio will contain information about personal achievements in the field of Information Technology as well as sample offerings of the work completed as part of their coursework while attending Nicolet College. The e-portfolio will take the form of a personal/professional website that will be implemented on a web server for review. Prerequisites: 1015218300 Interactive Web Programming (C or better) (concurrent enrollment allowed) and 1015216000 Programming 3 (C or better) (concurrent enrollment allowed) and 1015212500 Database Design and Implementation (C or better) (concurrent enrollment allowed).

3.00
1015416500 Project Management
Description

This course will examine project management principles and practices, including project initiation, project team roles and responsibilities, the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), project schedule creation, resource planning and management, project budget and risk plan definition, project communications, change request processing and procurement documents, and project tools and documentation.

3.00

At A Glance

How You'll Learn

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Online

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Flexible Pace

Approximate Cost

$9,344*

Financial Aid Eligible

*Based on 10-level courses—materials, books, and fees may be additional

What You'll Learn

  • Plan web-based solutions
  • Design web application
  • Build front-end of web-based software applications
  • Build back-end of web-based software applications
  • Integrate database technologies
  • Develop technical documentation for web applications
  • Test web application

Your Potential Careers

  • Web Programmer
  • Web Analyst
  • Web Developer
  • Web Designer

Median Annual Salary

$42,156 $57,090 $63,717
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