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Web Development Courses

CPSC 1301. Computer Science 1 (3-0-3) Co-requisite: CPSC 1301L. This course includes an overview of computers and programming; problem solving and algorithm development; simple data types; arithmetic and logic operators; selection structures; repetition structures; text files; arrays (one-and-two-dimensional); procedural abstraction and software design; modular programming (including sub-programs or the equivalent).

CPSC 1301L. Computer Science 1 Lab (0-3-1) Corequisite: CPSC 1301. This course provides a hands-on experience for the students in the area of programming as a realization of the concepts presented in Computer Science 1. The students will complete programming projects using one or more program development environments. The lab projects will apply and reinforce the topics covered in Computer Science 1. (Course fee required.)

CPSC 1302. Computer Science 2 (3-0-3) Prerequisites: CPSC 1301 and CPSC 1301L with grades of "C" or better. A continuation of CPSC 1301. This course emphasizes programming using object-oriented methods. The fundamentals used in designing, developing and using classes, encapsulation, inheritance mechanisms, polymorphism and dynamic binding.

CPSC 2125. Internet Programming (3-0-3) Prerequisites: CPSC 1301 and CPSC 1301L with grades of "C" or better. This course is an introduction to Internet programming and Web application development. Subjects covered include basic Web page development and an introduction to dynamic Web page development using client-side scripting, server-side scripting, and database connectivity.

CPSC 3105. Digital Multimedia Development (3-0-3) Prerequisite: CPSC 2125 with a grade of "C" or better. This course teaches the student digital design principles and techniques. Students will learn how to create digital multimedia that can be used in software applications and Web sites. As part of this, students will develop an understanding of digital image theories, develop an understanding of how to create digital multimedia, analyze the needs associated with creating this multimedia, become familiar with the digital multimedia development process and available tools, and then implement this process while applying their knowledge to create a working, digital multimedia application or Web site.

CPSC 3131. Database Systems 1 (3-0-3) Prerequisite: CPSC 1302 with a grade of "C" or better. The course covers the fundamentals of database systems. Topics to be covered include the following: file systems and database concepts, database models, relational database model, introduction to SQL, database design and implementation, database integrity, and normalization of database tables. Implementation techniques using commercial DBMS will be considered. The course includes lab work and individual database application programming projects.

CPSC 4125. Server-Side Web Development (3-0-3) Prerequisites: CPSC 2125 and CPSC 3131 with grades of "C" or better. This course is a continuation of CPSC 2125. Topics include: server-side scripting languages, interfacing web applications with databases, advanced topics in hypertext markup languages and client-side scripting. Modern software tools for the server-side web application development will be introduced. Students will develop a functional web site that makes use of database connectivity.