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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

Academic Catalog

2022-2023 Catalog 
    Jun 24, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Web and Multimedia Technology, A.A.S.

The Web and Multimedia Technology degree program provides training for a variety of careers in this field. The program consists of specialized Web and multimedia design and development courses, as well as general education offerings. Students successfully completing this program will be proficient in the areas of website production, administration, and programming. They will also have acquired technical skills in the areas of visual design, communication, and content development. A student completing the Web and Multimedia Technology Degree Program will be prepared to work as a Web developer, Web designer, or Web graphic and multimedia artist. Technologies taught include HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP and SQL. This A.A.S. program is a career degree, preparing students for the workforce after graduation. However, students can opt to transfer to a four-year program rather than start a career, but should confer with advisors and transferring institutions for specific requirements.

Program Pathway

First Year Fall   First Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
ENG 112 Technical Writing 3   Restricted Elective Choose from the list 3
Gen Ed Mathematics
*(MAT 115  is recommended, unless the student plans to take CSC 132  
or CSC 134  as a restricted elective)
3   Gen Ed Arts/Humanities 3
CSC 102 Introduction to Information Technology 3   WEB 115 Web Developer I 3
WEB 101 Web Design I 3   WEB 110 Web Design II 3
IST 173 Database Fundamentals 3   WEB 215 Javascript and Multimedia 3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   15
Second Year Fall   Second Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
Gen Ed Diversity 3   Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science; 3-4 credits 3
Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science 3   Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor 3
GDT 112 Computer Graphics 3   STU 106 Professionalism in the Workplace 1
WEB 210 Web Developer II 3   WEB 220 Introduction to Content Management Systems 2
Restricted Elective Choose from the list 3   GDT 116 Digital Imaging 3
        Restricted Elective Choose from the list 3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   15

General Education Requirements (18-19 Credits)


Behavioral/Social Sciences

Biological/Physical Science



*A minimum grade of “C” or better is required for ENG-112


Free Electives (2-3 Credits)

Electives should be selected in consultation with an advisor. Some recommended courses are listed below:

Degree Requirement (60 Credits)