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Program Overview

The Bridging Communities Web & Coding program prepares students with entry level skills required to enter web design, game design, and animation/modeling fields. This two-year program will allow students to earn six high school credits and 24 college credits from Rappahannock Community College. Students will also earn two career study certificates upon successful completion.

Occupational options include graphic designer, multimedia artist and animator, applied software developer, digital visualization specialist, and modeling/simulation specialist with salaries ranging from $28,000.00 to $72,000.00, depending upon education and skill.

Year 1 of Web & Coding - 11th Grade

The junior year students will learn to use software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Fireworks and Flash to create advanced web pages and design for numerous digital applications. Students will also be trained as Microsoft Specialists through the Microsoft IT Academy in programs such as Word, Excel, Power Point and more. Students will earn 3 high school credits and 12 college credits and will earn a college career study certificate in Web Development, upon successful completion. 

High School Courses: 

    6640 - Programming

College Courses: 

  • ITE 130 - Introduction to Internet Services
  • ITD 110 - Web Page Design I
  • ITD 112 - Designing Web Page Graphics
  • ITD 210 - Web Page Design II
  • ITE 170 - Multimedia Software
  • ITE 100* - Intro to Information Systems or 
  • ITE 115* - Intro to Computer Application and Concepts  *(as determined by VPT results and RCC requirements)

Prerequisite: 

    Enroll in Rappahannock Community College
    Complete English & Math VCCS placement tests.
    Computer Information Systems or a similar Business/IT class is recommended

VCCS Requirements: 

    Place into ENF 2 on the English Virginia Placement Test (VPT)
    Pass units 1 - 2 of the Math (VPT)

Year 2 of Web & Coding - 12th Grade

In the second year, students will use architectural based 3D software such as 3D Studio Max for modeling, adding motion to scenes, and practicing the basics of game design. A school based Service Learning activity is a part of the second year of this program. Students will take a certification test in game design and development. Students will earn 3 high school credits and 12 college credits and will earn a second college certificate in Game Design, upon successful completion!

High School Courses: 

    6641 - Programming, Advanced

College Courses: 

  • ITD 212 - Interactive Web Design
  • ITP 160 - Intro to Game Design & Development
  • ITP 165 - Gaming & Simulation
  • ITD 120 - Design Concepts for Mobile Applications

Prerequisite: 

    Successful completion of Web & Coding I