2020-2021 Spring Edition 
    Jul 15, 2024  
2020-2021 Spring Edition [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

E-Commerce Specialist Certificate of Achievement

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This program introduces students to creating and maintaining ecommerce web sites.  The program emphasis is on industrial standards. These include SQL the database communication language, PHP the most used server-side web scripting language, JavaScript the most used client-side scripting language, jQuery the most used client-side JavaScript framework. The restricted electives allow a student to emphasize either marketing, WordPress, or programming.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate key e-commerce employment skills.
  • Create basic websites and interface to databases.
  • Demonstrate comprehensive terminology and industrial standards governing web e-commerce.


Course ID Title Units
CIMW 105   Web Development and DB - Intro SQL and MySQL 3
CIMW 115   Intro Creating Web Pages Dreamweaver and WordPress 3
CIMW 145   Web Development - PHP, CMS and WordPress And E-Commerce 3
CIMW 160   Web Development - JavaScript, Frameworks, JQuery, and AJAX 3
CIMW 280  ‡ Web Design - Capstone Portfolio Project 1.5
  Select from Restricted Electives 3-4.5



Restricted Electives:  Select 3-4.5 units from the following courses:  
CIMP 7A   Business Programming - Java–Beginning 3
CIMP 8A   Programming with Python 3
BUS 109   E-Commerce Marketing 3
CIMW 140   CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) & RWD (Responsive Web Design) 3
CIMW 207   Social Media & Web Fundamentals 1.5
CIMW 241  * Introduction to Content Management Systems (CMS)-WordPress 3

*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.

ǂFinal course to be taken.

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