Overview - 2020/2021
No doubt, we're in the golden age of internet and web development. From the furthest reaches of the globe, to our personal smartphones, the world is connected in ways once unimaginable. If you're passionate about the opportunities available to tech-savvy people, the Internet Applications and Web Development program will open doors to the online world of limitless career potential.
In our web development course, you'll be focused on the construction of various types of web applications using leading web environments, tools, servers, databases and languages. You'll also learn the fundamentals of both traditional web deployment platforms as well as new emerging mobile platforms along the way. Our web development program will help you develop an understanding of basic hardware, networking and operating systems as well as the installation and configuration of web and email servers in Windows and Linux. Additionally, you'll learn about leading-edge technologies such as social networking systems and semantic web applications.
Upon completion of our web development course, you'll have a dynamic and diverse set of skills required to build secure, reliable and useful web applications using industry standard photo, graphics, animation, database, page design and programming tools.
Admission Requirements - 2020/2021
OSSD with courses from the College (C), University (U),
University/College (M), or Open (O) stream WITH:
- Any Grade 12 English (C) or (U)
- Any Grade 11 or Grade 12 Mathematics* (C), (U), or (M)
Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE)
Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED) AND:
- Any Grade 11 or Grade 12 Mathematics* (C), (U), or (M)
Mature Applicant with standing in the required courses stated above
- *Applicants who lack the required Mathematics may still gain eligibility for admission by completing appropriate prior upgrading.
English Language Requirements
Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English by one of the following methods:
- A Grade 12 College Stream or University Stream English credit from an Ontario Secondary School, or equivalent, depending on the program's Admission Requirements
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test with a minimum score of 79 for the Internet-based test (iBT), with test results within the last two years
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic test with an overall score of 6.0 with no score less than 5.5 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years. SDS Program Requirements.
- Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) test with an overall score of 60 with no score less than 50 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years
- Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) with a minimum score of 53, with test results within the last two years
- A Cambridge English Test (FCE/CAE/CPE) with an overall score on the Cambridge English Scale of 169 with no language skill less than 162, with test results within the last two years
- An English Language Evaluation (ELE) at Fanshawe College with a minimum score of 70% in all sections of the test, with test results within the last two years
- Fanshawe College ESL4/GAP5 students: Minimum grade of 80% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 8, 75% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 9, or 70% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 10
Recommended Academic Preparation
- Grade 11 Introduction to Computer Science (U) and Grade 12 Computer Science (U)
- Grade 11 Information and Communication Technology: The Digital Environment (O)
- Grade 12 Information and Communication Technology: Multimedia Solutions (C)
- Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE): Business or Technical Mathematics course and Computer Skills course
Recommended Personal Preparation
- Familiarity with computers and accessing websites
Applicant Selection CriteriaWhere the number of eligible applicants exceeds the available spaces in the program, the Applicant Selection Criteria will be:
- Preference for Permanent Residents of Ontario
- Receipt of Application by February 1st (After this date, Fanshawe College will consider applicants on a first-come, first-served basis until the program is full)
- Achievement in the Admission Requirements
Internet Applications and Web Development-2020/2021
INFO-3084 Security 3 Security has become a crucial issue for any business. As systems and networks become more accessible, the need to secure a site and the associated data becomes more acute. This course introduces the student to the basic issues associated with web based application security. Methods of preventing attacks on computer networks, web servers and other servers will be discussed. Development of security policies, conducting security audits and performing risk assessments will be explored. INFO-3143 Web Servers 2 3 This course is an advanced treatment of Web servers and builds off the work done in the first semester Web Server Fundamentals course. Topics include configuration, maintenance, security, performance tuning and database connectivity using server side programming. INFO-5064 Web Programming with XML 3 XML itself is a simple and flexible format for representing text-based data. Its claim to fame is that it has become the language of choice for exchanging data on the Web. While XML is simple and easy to learn, there are many other web development technologies that rely on or enhance the use of XML. This is a skills-oriented, survey-style course that will introduce the student to XML and some of the more popular and important related technologies. INFO-5094 LAMP 2 3 The LAMP environment is one of the most common web stacks used today in the marketplace. This course builds on the concepts and techniques of building PHP applications using relational databases taught in INFO-3106 LAMP 1. Through both lectures and hands-on instructional, students will be introduced to advanced LAMP concepts and techniques used to build flexible and scalable web applications; build and deploy large web solutions; and some of the most popular open source frameworks, code libraries and applications used today.
INFO-5139 Application Project 4 This course provides students with an opportunity to create an end-to-end solution as a consolidation of all the individual skills acquired in other parts of the program. Student teams will choose a development environment to create a term length, client or web solution for a project of their choice. INNV-5001 Innovation Applications 3 This course will explore Innovation through projects and group work that are assigned and developed in collaboration with your instructor. With the help of case studies, research reports, and creative thinking methods students will leverage their personal experiences and develop their capacity to innovate in multiple fields.
Careers - 2020/2021
Graduates will typically find employment as Web Developers, Web Technicians, Web Masters, Web Programmers, Website Developers, Internet Site Developers, e-Commerce Website Developers, Web Administrators, Internet Programmers or as members of an integrated web development team. They will be employed in computer software development firms, information technology consulting firms and in information technology units throughout the private and public sectors. Many graduates may choose to become independent contractors.
More Information - 2020/2021A Mandatory Mobile Computing (Laptop) Program
A Two-Year Ontario College Diploma ProgramProgram Code: IWD1
Campus Code: LCD (LCD - London Downtown)
15 week terms
Academic Calendars available at www.fanshawec.ca/academicdates
ContactSchool of Information Technology: 519-452-4291
Program DescriptionThe Internet Applications and Web Development Ontario College Diploma program prepares students to work in the growing field of web-centric commercial application development. The focus of the program is on the construction of various types of web applications using leading web environments, tools, servers, databases and languages. In addition, students will learn the fundamentals of both traditional web deployment platforms as well as new emerging mobile platforms. They will develop an understanding of basic hardware, networking and operating systems as well as the installation and configuration of web and e-mail servers in Windows and Linux. Training will also include studies in leading edge technologies such as social networking systems and semantic web applications. Students will gain the knowledge required to build secure, reliable and useful web applications using industry standard photo, graphics, animation, database page design and programming tools.
- Graduates of the Fanshawe College Business Fundamentals Ontario College Certificate program who meet the admission requirements can apply to Level 1 of the Internet Applications and Web Development Ontario College Diploma program and may be granted up to three internal credits towards this program.
- A laptop computer is to be purchased by the student, approximately $1200.00. The cost of the laptop is included in the General Expenses stated in the Fee Schedule.
- A CONNECT lab fee of $50.00 per academic term is included in the Additional Program Fees stated in the Fee Schedule. This fee helps cover costs associated with the delivery of the CONNECT mobile computing program.
- Students should not purchase a laptop computer or software until the College publishes the recommended configuration, models, software titles and versions for that academic year.
The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to
1. relate effectively to web development supervisors, coworkers, and clients.
2. configure and maintain internet services, internet application servers, databaseservers, and network services.
3. construct, modify, implement, query, and maintain effective databases, and interface with applications.
4. develop internet services and web application security by applying appropriate techniques and strategies.
5. program and debug internet applications using a variety of client-side and serverside development languages.
6. develop, deploy, and maintain electronic commerce (e-commerce) applications.
7. create and maintain functional and dynamic websites by applying graphic and web design skills and principles.
8. develop and maintain websites reflective of business objectives and clients' needs through the application of advertising and marketing principles.
9. adhere to relevant laws and industry standards.
10. coordinate or participate as a member of a project management team that develops internet applications.
11. develop strategies for ongoing personal and professional development that will lead to enhanced work performance and career opportunities, and keep pace with industry changes.