Enterprise Web Applications

Undergraduate Certificate

The undergraduate certificate in Enterprise Web Applications focuses on the theories and skills necessary to design, develop, and implement robust enterprise web applications. You will be taught how to apply and use object-oriented programming (OOP), HTML, JavaScript, and Java (J2SE & J2EE), and will examine the process to build and deploy real-world Java applications. One course in this program covers the CIW JavaScript Specialist curriculum of the CIW JavaScript certification. After completing this certificate, you may consider pursuing your CIW Site Development Associate certification.

Program Courses

The curriculum for this online program is reviewed by an advisory council of industry experts for relevancy to today’s marketplace. Course topics include:

  • Programming fundamentals using the Python programming language
  • Object-oriented programming (OOP) principles and concepts for Java
  • N-Tier Java-based enterprise applications concepts and principles
  • Database management systems
  • Concepts and applications of XML (Extensible Markup Language)

Note: While not a prerequisite, it is strongly recommended that you complete our undergraduate certificate in Web Publishing prior to enrolling in this program. View all courses.

Program Objectives

In addition to the institutional and degree level learning objectives, graduates of this program are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:

  • Assess the impact of Java 2 Standard Edition (J2SE) and Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) on IT Management, security, and global economies as it applies to enterprise ecommerce solutions on the Web.
  • Examine the principles and concepts of object-oriented programming (OOP) and evaluate the application of these principles in JavaScript and Java.
  • Evaluate the power and advantages of XML that have made it the global standard for enterprise data exchange and data dictionary standardization.
  • Explore and analyze the hierarchy of the Java Class Library; use the objects and properties to design and develop applications on the Web.
  • Appraise the architecture, lifecycle, management issues, and process for developing Java Server Pages (JSP) based, Java Servlets based, and JavaBeans based enterprise Web applications.

 

 

Degree at a Glance

Admission Requirements

  • All undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
  • New undergraduate students may be asked to complete our College Readiness Assessment (ADMN100). If you have successfully completed 9 or more hours of college credit, you may reach out to your admission representative to inquire about waiving this requirement.
  • If you have previous college experience, you will be asked to submit your transcripts from previous schools where you earned academic credit.
  • There is no fee to complete our admission application. View steps to apply.

Need help?

Selecting the right program to meet your educational goals is a key step in ensuring a successful outcome. If you are unsure of which program to choose, or need more information, please contact an admission representative at 877-777-9081 or info@apus.edu.


Undergraduate Tuition Rates 

Per credit hour: $270 | $250 with military grant*

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*To help minimize out-of-pocket costs, we offer a tuition grant for U.S. active-duty servicemembers, Guard, Reserve, military spouses and dependents, and veterans that caps undergraduate tuition at the military TA limit. See all military-affiliated student benefits.

Paying for School

Because our university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), (the same as the Ohio State University, Univ. of Chicago, and U.S. Air Force Academy, to name a few), we can accept the following forms of financial aid and payments:

Ways to Save

Undergraduate Book Grant

Ebooks are provided at no cost if you are enrolled in undergraduate courses for credit. The undergraduate book grant is estimated to save $250 per academic semester if you are registered as a full-time student.

Transfer Credits

Accelerate your degree completion by taking full advantage of our transfer credit options, including credit for your previous college courses, military service schools, American Council on Education (ACE) and College Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests, and prior learning experiences.  

Employer Contributions

The university has educational partnerships with many employers and associations. Be sure to accurately enter your employer information when you complete our admissions application. Your employer might also offer a tuition reimbursement plan as one of your benefits.