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Credential:
Ontario College Certificate
Program Code:
1003
School:
Engineering & Information Technology

About the Program

This program is designed for the individual who wishes to use the World Wide Web in their employment. The program covers the beginning to the end in web page design. The goal is to provide an understanding of the web, related technologies and future direction. Graduates can find employment as Web Page Designers, Internet Consultants, Web Page Creators and Internet Data Collectors.

Program Information

All courses must be completed within 6 years of acceptance into the program.

Admission Requirements

Note re: Admission Requirements

Admission Procedures

Program Requirements

How to Apply

Students may obtain a Conestoga College Program Application Form from any Conestoga College campus, OR by writing directly to the Registrar's Office, OR by using the college website at www.conestogac.on.ca/admissions/forms

Send completed applications to:
Conestoga College
Admissions Office
299 Doon Valley Dr
Kitchener, Ontario
Canada N2G 4M4

How to Register for Courses

Go to How to Register for detailed registration information.

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR)

Conestoga recognizes prior learning of skills, knowledge or competencies that have been acquired through employment, formal and informal education, non-formal learning or other life experiences. Prior learning must be measurable at the required academic level and meet Conestoga standards of achievement for current courses. Challenge exams and portfolio development are the primary methods of assessment. Other methods of assessment may be available depending upon the nature of the course objectives. Successful completion of the assessment results in an official course credit that will be recorded on the student's Conestoga transcript. PLAR cannot be used by registered Conestoga students for the clearance of academic deficiencies, to improve grades or to obtain admission into a program.

Learn more about PLAR.

Graduate Opportunities

For more details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, see the Government of Canada website: http://www.workingincanada.gc.ca

Program Related Resources

Program Outcomes

Program Courses

Click on the course code or title below for a full description of the course. If available for registration, clicking on "Details" in the status column will open a new browser tab or window in the Student Portal.

Course Information
Course Code Course Title Status
DMED1060 Dreamweaver I
Description: Recommended: COMP1150 Computer Literacy for Windows (Word/Excel) or equivalent knowledge.
This course will cover Web page construction and organization with Dreamweaver, a visual Web page editor. Students will go through the Web page creation process from start to finish, with emphasis on Dreamweaver's tools for enhancing work flow and efficiency. Topics covered include design considerations, file organization, interactive forms, formatting with cascading style sheets, templates, and using frames.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
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INFO1490 Internet
Description: Recommended: A good working knowledge of Windows is essential. This course will give students a practical, hands-on set of skills for using the Internet. Topics include: an introduction to the Web; surfing; email and attachments; viruses; simple and advanced searching, and downloading. Emphasis will also be placed on learning the vocabulary and netiquette of the Internet and its components.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
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INFO1540 Internet Security
Description: As a business with Internet access, you need to know how to protect your company from unauthorized users. Learn how to test your network for potential security holes, new cracking techniques, and how to get network administrators to get users to employ safer practices on the Internet. A look at various attacks, such as denial of service attacks, spoofing, intrusion detection and a look at the tools used by hackers and crackers. Also, learn how to protect yourself from others and how to ensure the security of your network through such techniques as firewalls, proxy servers, and other tools. Developing a security strategy and supporting policies will also be discussed.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
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PROG1330 Problem Solving And Programming Concepts
Description: This course provides a non-language specific introduction to problem- solving and computer programming. Topics include: structured problem- solving, structured program design, control (logic) structures, working with arrays and data files, and an overview of data management and object-oriented programming. Students will be exposed to a variety of tools and methods that are useful in all aspects of developing software applications and writing program code. There is no hands-on computer work in this course; instead, the course focuses on designing program logic.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
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PROG1390 HTML
Description: Recommended: Any Internet/Web browsing course or equivalent knowledge. HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) is the language behind every website on the World Wide Web. Students will cover basic to advanced HTML topics, learning skills in text and graphics manipulation, hot links, tables, forms, Cascading Style Sheets, Javascript, Image Maps, Frames and Flash. Students will learn how to create and upload web sites with tools such as browsers, text editors, Telnet and FTP.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
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PROG1460 Java I
Description: Recommended: PROG1330 Problem Solving and Programming Concepts and knowledge of the internet. This course introduces students to computer programming through the Java programming language. The focus is on language fundamentals to provide a solid foundation for further study. Topics include: creating, compiling, running, debugging and documenting Java programs; object-oriented programming fundamentals, selection and looping. Successful completion of this course will enable you to write basic object-oriented programs in Java.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
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PROG1470 Java II
Description: Recommended: PROG1460 Java I or equivalent knowledge.
This course builds on the knowledge gained in Java I. Topics include character arrays, basic inheritance, graphics, and the creation of Swing applets and applications. Successful completion of this course will enable you to write intermediate object-oriented programs in Java.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
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PROG1480 Java III
Description: Recommended: PROG1470 Java II or equivalent knowledge.
This course builds on the knowledge gained in Java II. Topics include: more Swing objects; image processing; more exception handling; I/O classes, threads and JDBC (Java Database Basic Connectivity).
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
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PROG1510 PHPII and Ajax
Description: Recommended: PHP:Introduction or equivalent knowledge.
Expanding on the topics learned in PHP: Introduction, the student will write Object Oriented PHP code to interface with a MySQL database, and write objects that are separated into layers for presentation, business and data access. Introduction to the PHP Extension and Application Repository (PEAR) – a free PHP library that provides a programming framework for a variety of things. The student will be exposed to using PEAR for things like email generation.

Simple XML generation based on data stored within a database will be taught, showing how to manipulate HTTP headers to spend different types of content to the end user. The XML created in class will be the foundation for the introduction to Ajax. Ajax is a set of techniques combining Javascript and XML to increase the interactivity and the responsiveness of web applications by only refreshing portions of the browser rather than the whole window. The student will be exposed to using freely available libraries such as the Yahoo User Interface (YUI) to assist in writing Ajax enabled code.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
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PROG1580 PHP: Introduction
Description: Recommended: HTML (PROG1390), Problem Solving and Programming Concepts (PROG1330) and Dreamweaver I (DMED1060) or equivalent experience. Basic experience in writing SQL queries and working with relational databases is recommended. PHP is an increasingly popular server-side HTML-embedded scripting language; it is used in millions of web sites worldwide. This course allows students to develop basic skills in PHP scripting, including writing queries to MySQL databases for dynamic, database-driven Web content. The course covers basic skills required for job responsibilities in PHP Web application coding and MySQL database administration. Topics covered include common PHP script elements, file and directory handling, and working with HTML forms. Students also learn PHP techniques that address the stateless nature of HTTP; these techniques include hidden form fields, cookies, and PHP session variables.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
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Annual Delivery Schedule
Course Code Course Title Spring Fall Winter
DMED1060 Dreamweaver I X X X
INFO1490 Internet X X X
INFO1540 Internet Security X X X
PROG1330 Problem Solving and Programming Concepts X
PROG1390 HTML X X X
PROG1460 Java I X X X
PROG1470 Java II X X X
PROG1480 Java III X X X
PROG1510 PHPII and Ajax X X X
PROG1580 PHP: Introduction X X X
Online Equivalencies
Course Code Course Title Online Code Online Course Title
INFO1490 Internet OLRN1243 Internet Essentials
PROG1390 HTML OLRN1054 HTML Introduction
PROG1460 Java I OLRN1550 Java Introduction
PROG1470 Java II OLRN1540 Java Intermediate

Note:
All efforts will be made to adhere to this schedule, however the college reserves the right to make adjustments when necessary
* To learn more about online course offerings, visit Distance Learning - OntarioLearn.

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Students actively registered in cohort delivered programs who take longer than the designed program length of time to complete their studies are accountable for completing any new or additional courses that may result due to changes in the program of study. Unless otherwise stated, students registered in non-cohort delivered programs must complete the program of study within seven years of being admitted to the program.

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