IS42 Web Application Development, Diploma

Offered at the Griffin Campus and Henry Site

Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Minimum Length of Program: 4 terms
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 54

Program Description

The Web Applications Development program is a sequence of courses designed to provide students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques required in computer information processing. Graduates are to be competent in the general areas of humanities and fine arts, social and behavioral sciences, and natural sciences and mathematics, as well as in the technical areas of computer terminology and concepts, program design and development, and computer networking. Program graduates are qualified for employment as E-Commerce web programmers.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements


All pre-requisite courses must be completed with at least a C grade.

Course Expiration

To ensure that students graduate with current skills in computer information systems, all CIST courses must be taken five years prior to graduation. Courses older than five years must be retaken. Courses transferred from other colleges also follow the five year rule.

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Contact Us

Charles Cash, M.S., Program Coordinator


Phone: (770) 467-6058


Program Courses

First Term

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy


CIST 1001Computer Concepts


CIST 1305Program Design and Development


CIST 1510Web Development I


Second Term

CIST 2351PHP Programming I


EMPL 1000Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development


ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I


MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics


Third Term

CIST 1220Structured Query Language (SQL)


CIST 1520Scripting Technologies


CIST 2352PHP Programming II


CIST 2921IT Analysis, Design, and Project Management


CIST 1220: Database Management is a prerequisite for these courses.

Fourth Term

CIST 1601Information Security Fund


CIST 2381Mobile Application Development


CIST 2550Web Development II


CIST 2580Interactive and Social Apps Integration