Web Content Management Systems

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: COCP 2261 Web Development II

Co-Requisite: COCP 2272 Programming Relational Databases

This course provides an introduction into the development of web-based Content Management Systems (CMS), which are used to facilitate shared information. Students will learn about and compare several modern web development toolkits, such as Drupal, Joomla! and Ruby on Rails. Students will develop a full-featured CMS application that will be published on the web. Social and ethical issues of CMS and websites will also be explored.

Transfer Curriculum Goal(s): none