Web Application Programming Technology Computer Programming Foundations Certificate | Cascadia College

Web Application Programming Technology: Computer Programming Foundations Certificate


Associate of Applied Science - Transfer, Professional/Technical Certificate Programs

Area of Interest:

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)

Program Length:

20 College-level Credits


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Coursework may be completed through a combination of web enhanced (face-to-face), hybrid, and online modes, though not every course is offered in the same modality each quarter. Specific courses may be offered at certain times of the year. Consult the current Class Schedule.


Many courses at Cascadia College have placement prerequisites for reading, writing, and math ability. The courses that you will place into determine how you progress through your pathway and how long your degree will take. There are a variety of ways to find your English and Math placement level.

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Math Notes:

You will need to consult with an academic advisor after placement to be sure to enroll in a course that is consistent with your planned course of study. 

Placement into MATH using college transcripts or placement assessment is recommended before enrolling in your first quarter of the Web Application Programming degree. MATH placement is required to begin taking programming courses.


If you have any questions about this pathway, contact: Erika Miller at emiller@cascadia.edu.

Planning Your Courses: 

Dedicated Academic Advisor: Students in the Web Application Programming Technology Program have access to a dedicated IT academic advisor. Your advisor will help you develop the skills to make academic and career pathway decisions. Through advising, your advisor will support you to make connections between academic interests, long term goals, and career opportunities. The IT advisor will assist with education planning, internship and career planning, and graduation processes.

The Annual Course Planning Guide shows Cascadia’s tentative plan for classes and the quarters in which they are offered. It is intended for planning purposes only and should not be considered a guarantee of class offerings. Actual quarterly sections may be changed, added, or removed. Students should use the Searchable Quarterly Class Schedule to see up to date class offerings.


0-20 credits

  • IT-CS 115 Introduction to Programming  
  • IT-CS 116 Scripting
  • IT-CS 143 Programming Data Structures

Transfer Opportunities: 

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer, and Professional/Technical Certificates

With a degree in Web Application Programming Technology, you’ll be prepared to work as a web developer, designing, creating, and testing new web applications. Whether you’re launching your career or rebooting it, this degree will give you the experience and the tools you need to be successful in today’s and tomorrow’s workplace. Learn to design and create user interfaces, write code, and utilize development frameworks, web services, and databases.

Local Transfer Opportunities:

Cascadia College Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology Mobile Application Development

View Cascadia’s Transfer Agreements for details of our partnerships with other colleges and universities.

University admissions requirements may vary – consult with the Career and Transfer Center for transfer assistance to plan your career and future educational goals.

Career Possibilities

Career possibilities from certificates are based off of the assumption that students have existing experience or work history in Information Technology. Certificates may compliment or build upon existing work experience. For those without industry experience, a degree will yield best job placement outcomes.  

  • Web Designer 
  • Web Developer 
  • UI Developer 
  • Web content manager 
  • Front-End developer

You can learn more about career possibilities related to your interests in this pathway through O*Net Online.O*Net Online shares information about related careers, salary, skills related to the industry and more.

Connect with Cascadia’s Career and Transfer Center for assistance as you go through the process of planning career and future educational goals.

Some job opportunities may also exist in business corporations, non-profits, and Tribal Enterprises.

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