Java Web Development Program
Program previously known as Lightweight Java Web Development Program
An 8-week comprehensive program covering open-source, lightweight Java enterprise Web development using POJOs (Plain Old Java Objects). Topics include a thorough introduction to the primary open-source software platforms for POJOs enterprise Web development: JSP (Java Server Pages); JSF (JavaServer Faces); Hibernate; Spring (AOP, MVC and Web Flow); and a survey of other frameworks.
For a complete program description, download the program's brochure.
Applicants must have a solid programming background (at least two years of professional software development experience is required) as well as knowledge of core Java and basic Web technologies.
Dates & Location: Autumn Quarter 2014
Application deadline: Sept. 4, 2014
Tuition deadline: Sept. 12, 2014
Classes begin: Sept. 30, 2014
Classes end: Nov. 20, 2014
Classes meet on Tuesday & Thursday evenings (5:45pm-9pm) and occasional Saturday mornings (9am-12:15pm) at DePaul's Loop Campus at 243 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL.
Students may elect to register for an online section of the course. For more information about the online section, click here.
DePaul University reserves the right to cancel any program prior to that program's first class meeting.
The Java Web Development Program is an accredited course of DePaul University, which follows the quarter system (as opposed to the semester system).
Course #: IPD 364
Credit hours: 6 undergraduate
The credit hours are awarded to those who successfully complete the program's academic requirements. Course requirements include programming, design and connectivity assignments. No midterm or final exams are conducted.
The ability to apply these credit hours to a degree program is always determined by the college granting the degree. To view course transfer guidelines for DePaul's College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM), click here.
Reading materials for certificate programs consist of textbooks and supplementary handouts. Textbook readings are considered preparatory in nature and are typically assigned prior to lectures; supplementary handouts are frequently distributed in class to provide additional information.
Textbooks for Spring Quarter 2014:
Title: Spring in Action (3rd edition)
Author: Craig Walls
Title: Java Power Tools
Author: John Ferguson Smart
Fees: Autumn Quarter 2014
Tuition fee: $2,750.00
Application fee: $40.00 (non-refundable)
Full payment of tuition must be received by the Institute for Professional Development office before the start of the program. The university's refund policy allows a return of 100% of tuition (minus a separate $25 registration fee) if the student drops the Java Web Development Program by October 14, 2014.
Textbooks are a separate purchase to be made by students.Payment Options:
Fees are payable by check made out to DePaul University, or by credit card. For credit card payment, print out and complete the Payment by Credit Card Form
Applicants who wish to use the university's DePEPER Plan
(DePaul University's Extension Plan for Employer Reimbursement) must return the DePEPER Plan Application to the Institute for Professional Development Office. Submitting this application to any other DePaul office may delay the student's registration process. Information about this plan, along with an application form, is found here
Applicants who wish to use the university’s In-Term Payment Plan or a third-party billing arrangement should contact the Institute for Professional Development office at (312) 362-6282 for details.Application & Registration Procedure:
The first step is to apply for admission using the Institute for Professional Development’s online application
; or, to apply via fax, mail, or in person, print out and complete the Application Form
. Upon admission, the Institute office will contact the prospective student with registration information and instructions.