Web Developer

Professional Development, Fast Track



This program is designed to prepare students for a career in Web Application development.  This program is made up of five core programs offered during the evenings.  Students can select to take one course or all five courses.  For students that have little or no Computer Science background, Computer Science I should be taken in conjunction with these courses.  


Designing Your Business Website Content for Maximum Success

Not all websites are created equal. For your online business presence to yield maximum benefit to your business, all content on the site must be designed to communicate value to your ideal customer in an easy and natural way. In this course, students will learn how to define and plan their website content for the optimal conversion to business goals. This course covers: content blocks and flow, user journey, graphic branding, calls to action, online marketing strategy, mockups and wireframes. Instructor: Ovchinnikova

DCB 2149-01           R              9/7-9/28                 6-8pm                     KSU         $199


Learn to Build a Website - Part I

Students are provided with a hands-on introduction to the universal architecture of the web. This course covers website construction with HTML5 and CSS, design and usability concepts, website hosting and administration. Students will learn how to build a simple, professional-class website. Instructor: S. White

DCB 2150-01           M            9/11-10/16             6-9pm                     KSU         $499


Learn to Build a Website - Part II

In this course, students will extend their knowledge of HTML5 & CSS in building multipage websites. Students will explore file structure and hierarchy, CSS strategies for managing multi-column layout, CSS drop-down menus, tables, forms and multimedia. Optional: Students who take Designing Your Business Website Content for Maximum Success can use their own business content from that course to develop their own professional multi-page website in this course. Instructor: S. White

Prerequisite: Learn to Build a Website – Part I or equivalent knowledge (instructor-approved)

DCB 2151-01           M            10/23-11/20           6-9pm                     KSU         $499


Introduction to JavaScript & jQuery

This course is designed for JavaScript novices who have little or no experience with the language. Students will learn the structure of JavaScript - variables, scope, control flow and functions. Students will create code that interacts with DOM and adds interactive behavior to a website. The course will discuss best practices and introduce jQuery – a widely used JavaScript library. Instructor: D. Pavlov

Prerequisite: knowledge of HTML and CSS or Learn to Build a Website - Part I

DCB 2152-01           R              10/19-11/9             6-9pm                     KSU         $399


Website Optimization for Google

This course examines the interplay between clear business messaging and search engine optimization. Principles covered include: Niche Service, Location, Speed, Proper Website Structure, Blogs, Target Keywords, Tags, Metadata, Google Analytics basics, Google Search Console basics, AdWords basics and Tips and Tricks. Instructor: Y. Ovchinnikova

DCB 2153-01           R              11/16-12-14            6-8pm                     KSU         $259

No class 11/23



This course covers the fundamentals of computer problem solving and programming. Topics includes: program development process, differences between the object-oriented, structured, and functional programming methodologies, phases of language translation (compiling, interpreting, linking, executing), and error conditions associated with each phase, primitive data types, memory representation, variables, expressions, assignment, fundamental programming constructs (sequence, selection, iteration), algorithms for solving simple problems, tracing execution, subprograms/functions/methods, parameter passing, secure coding techniques (criteria for selections of a specific type and use, input data validation), and professional behavior in response to ethical issues inherent in computing. The Java programming language is used. Instructor: J. Sheehan

Corequisite: MAT 115 or equivalent or permission of the instructor

CSC 150-01B           M/W/F                   8/28-12/19             noon-12:55pm                        HAS 219  $780

CSC 150-S01            Online                     8/28-12/19                                                                           $780

DCB 2140-01           M/W/F                   8/28-12/19             noon-12:55pm                        HAS 219  $780

DCB 2158-01           Online                     8/28-12/19                                                                           $780

Students can select from one of four instructional options; first select credit or not for credit and then select classroom learning or online learning. The DCB course is a non-credit option for the 4-credit CSC course. Students will be expected to do all homework assignments and quizzes but no grade will be awarded. For assistance in selecting a course, please contact SUNY Ulster at 845-802-7171.






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