Web Development Certificate Requirements :

  • 15 credits from the approved courses below; no more than 6 credits can overlap with a student’s major
  • Obtain a 2.50 GPA in courses used to complete the certificate
  • At least 8 credits must be completed at UWM
  • No course may be taken on a credit/no credit basis
  • Students may count no more than 6 credits from a major towards the Web Development Certificate

Prerequisite Courses

Math 105Intermediate Algebra
Comp Sci 201Introduction to Computer Programming
Comp Sci 251 Intermediate Programming

Required Courses – 15 credits

Web Documents (3 credits) – Must complete at least ONE of the following:

Comp Sci 113Web Document Production ORNone
Comp Sci 581Web Languages and Standards ORJr St, Comp Sci 417, 431
L&I Sci 685Electronic Publishing & Web DesignJr St

Web Programming (6 credits)

Comp Sci 481Server-side Internet Programming
Comp Sci 482Rich Internet Applications

Electives (6 credits)

Art 2182D Design StrategiesNone
Art 224Dynamic TypographyArt 101(P), 108(P), & 118(P); or pre-Inter-Arts/IAT prog.
Art 324 Web DesignAdmission to Visual Art prog or pre-Inter-Arts/IAT prog, &
Art 118(P); or grad st; or cons instr.
Art 325Multimedia DesignAdmission to Visual Art prog or Inter-Arts/IAT prog, & Art
221(228)(P); or 350(P); or 393(293)(P), & 324(R); or grad
st; or cons instr
Bus Adm 531Developing Web Applications Using Web ServicesJr St,Bus Adm 432
Bus Adm 532 Web Development for Open Business SystemsJr st, Bus Adm 432
Commun 313Human Communication and Technology Jr St; satisfaction of GER English Composition
competency req; or cons instr.
Commun 413 Rhetoric and the Internet
Comp Sci 112 Introduction to the Internet and WWW
Comp Sci 351 Data Structures & Algorithms Math Placement Code of 40 or Math 116(P) or 211(P);
C or better in Comp Sci 251(P).
Enroll in LEC 401 & any LAB 801-804.
Comp Sci 425Introduction to Data MiningJr St
Comp Sci 444Intro to Text Retrieval & its Applications in BiomedicineJr St; Comp Sci 351(P) or HCA 442(P)
Currins 530Workshop in Computer Instruction in the Schools Jr St
Currins 547 Curricular Applications of the Internet Jr St and admissions to the major
English 439Document DesignJr St; English 205(P), 206(P), or 207(P), or cons instr.
HCA 444 Intro. to Text Retrieval and its Applications in BiomedicineJr St; Comp Sci 351(P) or HCA 442(P)
HCA 542Healthcare Database Design and Management HCA 541(441)(P) or L&I Sci 340(P)
L&I Sci 110 Introduction to Information Studies None
L&I Sci 240Information Architecture IL&I Sci 230(C)
L&I Sci 310Human Factors in Information Seeking and UseL&I Sci 110(C)
L&I Sci 410 Database Information Retrieval SystemsJr St
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Prerequisite coursework may be required. It is important that you meet with an advisor to ensure you understand all requirements. For more information or to declare a Web Development Certificate, contact the Engineering Student Services Office at 414-229-4667 or in EMS E386