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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

Web and Mobile Application Development (A.A.S.)

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Offical Title of Major: Web and Mobile Application Development, A.A.S.

Award: Associate of Applied Science degree, A.A.S

Code: The code will be available once approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission.

Total Credit Hours: 60

About the Computer Science Department 

Purpose: Prepares students for careers requiring a strong background in computer technology.  Covers fundamental concepts in software development, web application development, mobile device application development, and back-end server development.  

Emphasizes the development expertise in software development using multiple development languages.  Emphasizes the roles and responsibilities of individuals delivering content on browsers and mobile devices.

Range of Occupations:

  • Front end Developer
  • Back end Developer
  • Internet/Web Applications Developer
  • Mobile Applications Developer
  • Software Developer
  • PHP Developer
  • Web Content Manager

Graduation Requirements

See Academic Regulations for college-wide Graduation Requirements .

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General Education Requirements: 18 credits

An approved list of general education courses can be found in the General Education and Diversity, Technology and Wellness Requirements  section of the catalog. Choose general education courses from the following topics:

English Composition: 6 credits

Arts and Humanities: 3 credits

See General Education Arts and Humanities Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Biological and Physical Sciences: 3 credits

Mathematics: 3 credits

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 credits

See General Education Social and Behavioral Sciences Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Program Requirements: 31 credits

Students must complete all of these with a grade of C or better.

Program Electives: 11 credits

Students must complete a minimum of 10 credit hours from the following list with a grade of C or better. One hour of general electives may be taken to meet the 60 hours required for graduation.

Diversity Requirement

All students in associate degree programs must satisfy the Diversity Requirement . In many cases, students may satisfy this requirement simultaneously as they satisfy a general education course requirement or with an elective. 

Technology Requirement

Satisfied by CTP 115 .

Wellness Requirement

Satisfied by BIO 135 .

Fast Track Option

These programs have Fast Track Options  for those holding a college degree.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Web and Mobile Application Development degree, students will be able to:

  1. Summarize the process of serving a webpage and how the browser renders code
  2. Build front-end websites with static and dynamic Web pages
  3. Create back-end server with RESTful routes to support full-stack applications
  4. Implement user authentication schemes needed to incorporate different types of databases
  5. Develop apps while applying the accepted best practices for software development

These programs align with the college’s core competencies.


Related Offerings

Students may wish to also review requirements for the related majors or programs linked below.

Career and Educational Advancement Resources


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