New Bedford / Dartmouth / Fairhaven

(508) 998-3321

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Programming & Web Development

Program Description

Students who specialize in Programming and Web Development concentrate on creating software and Web applications. Students in this track learn to design, program and maintain a Website. They program original Web pages by creating code using HTML, XHTML, JavaScript, and CSS.

Students also learn photography and use Photoshop to enhance pictures and design Web layout. Programming and Web Development students create and maintain the Voc-Tech Website( throughout the year and update the pictures for the Website. Students also help design and take pictures for the school’s yearbook.

Students learn the fundamentals of programming languages, object oriented programming, and advanced programming topics. They practice the software engineering lifecycle(from gathering requirements up to the release process). Students work with Java as their primary programming language and also use peer review to refine their skills.

The majority of graduates choose to continue their education and pursue two- or four-year degree programs in computer programming, Web design, computer information systems, or computer engineering. Students are also qualified for entry-level employment in computer operations and information systems.

Course of Study




Computer Science
Introduction to Web Design
Introduction to Programming


Web Design
Technical Math
Technical Communications
Database Administration


Web Management
Advanced Programming
Technical Math
Technical Communications
Database Administration

Career Opportunities

Computer Graphics Specialist
Software Developer
Software Engineer
Software Programmer
Software Tester

Web Designer
Senior Web Developer
Game Designer
Web Developer

College Opportunities

New England Institute of Technology
Bristol Community College
Johnson and Wales University
Wentworth Institute of Technology
Bridgewater State University
University of Massachusetts Boston
Southern New Hampshire University

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Champlain College
Franklin Pierce University
Fitchburg State University
Framingham State University