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

E-Commerce Specialist Associate of Science

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This program provides the skills for conducting business on the web, preparing an electronic approach, and managing an e-commerce web presence.

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 6-7.5



Restricted Electives:  Select 3-4.5 units from the following courses:  
CIMP 7A   Business Programming - Java–Beginning 3
CIMP 7B  * Business Programming - Java -Advanced 3
CIMP 8A   Programming with Python 3
BUS 109   E-Commerce Marketing 3
CIMW 100A   Web Site Development - HTML -Beginning 1.5
CIMW 100B   Web Site Development - HTML–Advanced 1.5
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.

Associate of Science Degree

Complete a minimum of 60 units including the total number of units described above and the General Education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 to qualify for the Associate of Science degree.  A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.

General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees

Refer to the Graduation Requirements  or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the transfer institution’s catalog for transfer requirements.

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