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Badge in Web Application Fundamentals

The School of Computing's web application fundamentals badge (not a degree or certificate) is designed to prepare students to accomplish the following:

  • Evaluate the potential risks of solutions for web architectures and applications.
  • Identify and assess emerging web technologies.
  • Describe the overall landscape and stakeholders in the web standards process.
  • Develop a Web-based application using a modern web stack.
  • Describe the RESTful principles underlying the web.


Completion of a bachelor's degree and evidence of basic object-oriented programming skills, knowledge of databases, and basic understanding of TCP/IP are required for admission.

Program Location

Classes are offered fully online, in a hybrid format, or in-person in the late afternoon or evening in downtown Grand Rapids.


The badge comprises one course (three credits).

Students must take:

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