ETEC 252 - Baton Rouge Community College

Curriculum Form for Individual Courses 2011-2012
This form is to be used to process curriculum changes. Do not delete any portions of this form. Fill in
all parts of the form.
BRCC CURRICULUM COMMITTEE REFERRAL FORM – to be completed by the individual
submitting the request for action to the committee.
Credit Course Addition X
Credit Course Deletion_______
Credit Course Modification ____
COURSE TITLE: Web Development II
1. Description of requested action:
Addition of ETEC 252 – Web Development II
2. Rationale for requested action/needs assessment:
ETEC 252 is part of the curriculum for a join certificate between ETEC and the Graphic Design
Departments and the second part of a two-class sequence. The goal of the certificate is to develop
qualified graphic designers with web development experience. There are currently several web design
firms in Baton Rouge (Gatorworks, Maxon, Lamar, MoreBetterLabs, Click Here Publishing, Velocity
Squared…) with openings that need to be filled.
BRCC’s web development certificate is designed to fill these needs. The program was developed based
on feedback from employees at the above-mentioned companies using the WaSP Interact standard
The certificate is also aimed at providing workforce training for developers developing mobile and
Facebook apps. There are currently three companies (Firebrand Games, Dreamforge and Gameloft)
developing products in this space. The state’s digital media tax credit is attracting more companies in this
3. Costs per semester to implement proposed action:
Supplies: $0
Faculty: $0
Staff: $0
Other (Library) Resources: $0
4. Attach proposed master syllabus for action involving a course (use the attached format).
5. Describe the impact to department or other departments/divisions/colleges (Prerequisites, changes to
other programs etc):
When implemented, the web development program will be a joint certificate between the ETEC and
Graphic Design programs. Classes will be accepted in both as electives.
6. Distance Education delivery of this course anticipated? No
If yes, please address distance curriculum requirements for delivery via electronic methods:
7. If this is a new course, and you believe this course may be suitable to be a General Education course,
please submit a copy of this form to the General Education committee after the Curriculum Committee
has taken action on this proposal.
8. Comment as to the potential transferability of this course. Attach any documentation concerning
articulation including course rubric and title at accepting institution. Please provide name, department and
contact information.
Does not transfer X
Louisiana State University ____________________________________________
Southern University _________________________________________________
Southeastern Louisiana University ______________________________________
Other(specify) ___________________________________
9. Faculty submitter _______________________________
Baton Rouge Community College
Academic Affairs Master Syllabus
Date Approved or Revised:
Course Name: Web Development II
Course Number: ETEC 252
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description:
Introduces students to advanced HTML and CSS techniques to create sophisticated web page
layouts that adhere to the W3C’s guidelines. Students will also learn basic programming
concepts through the use of ECMAScript (Javascript) to create basic scripts to solve common
interface problems.
Prerequisites: ETEC 251
Co-requisites: None
Suggested Enrollment Cap: 18
Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, the students will be able
1. Recognize and write CSS shorthand techniques that can make CSS code less
2. Explain the term “document flow”
3. Identify the differences between static, relative, absolute, and fixed positioning
4. Identify and use floating elements
5. Create a website that passes WCAG validation
Assessment Measures: Assessment of all learning outcomes will be measured using the
following methods:
1. Instructor designed written exams with an essay component graded by a
common rubric and quizzes will be administered throughout the semester.
2. A comprehensive final exam will be given to all students in all sections to cover
all learning outcomes.
3. Course projects developed by standard curriculum graded by a common rubric.
Information to be included on the Instructor’s Course Syllabi:
Disability Statement: Baton Rouge Community College seeks to meet the needs of its
students in many ways. See the Office of Disability Services to receive suggestions for
disability statements that should be included in each syllabus.
Grading: The College grading policy should be included in the course syllabus. Any
special practices should also go here. This should include the instructor’s and/or the
department’s policy for make-up work. For example in a speech course, “Speeches not
given on due date will receive no grade higher than a sixty” or “Make-up work will not
be accepted after the last day of class.”
Attendance Policy: Include the overall attendance policy of the college. Instructors may
want to add additional information in individual syllabi to meet the needs of their
General Policies: Instructors’ policy on the use of things such as beepers and cell phones
and/or hand held programmable calculators should be covered in this section.
Cheating and Plagiarism: This must be included in all syllabi and should include the
penalties for incidents in a given class. Students should have a clear idea of what
constitutes cheating in a given course.
Safety Concerns: In some programs this may be a major issue. For example, “No
student will be allowed in the safety lab without safety glasses.” General statements such
as, “Items that may be harmful to one’s self or others should not be brought to class.”
Library/ Learning Resources: Since the development of the total person is part of our
mission, assignments in the library and/or the Learning Resources Center should be
included to assist students in enhancing skills and in using resources. Students should be
encouraged to use the library for reading enjoyment as part of lifelong learning.
Expanded Course Outline:
1. Review of CSS style rules
2. CSS selector types
3. ID and class selectors
4. CSS shorthand techniques
5. Positioning Schema
6. Browser Support
7. Floating elements
8. (X)HTML forms
9. Incorporating Plug-ins
10. ECMA/ JavaScript
11. jQuery
12. Back-end Management