The Certificate of Achievement in Web Design and Development provides opportunities for career preparation by providing courses on the continuum from front-end interface to back-end coding and everything in between. Website design and development skills are highly desirable not only in the graphic design profession but also for building websites for any and all other professions. Students enrolled in this program develop basic and advanced skills in the integral processes of web design and development while learning industry standard web design software, web development coding languages, and professional practices. The outcomes of the program align with professional web design and development standards and are designed to produce a well-rounded, highly-trained graduate with sufficient expertise to be employable in an ever-expanding job market. Furthermore, the courses in this certificate will scale up to the Certificate of Achievement and AA degree in Graphic and Interactive Design.
The courses average 30 students per course. The number of projected completers per year is 20. These figures are based on the number of students completing the program courses in the 2017-18 academic year. There is a high demand for professionals with web design and development skills in the local job market, as well as in other regions of California.
The Certificate of Achievement in Web Design and Development prepares students to be competent web designers and developers while providing the opportunity to gain skills necessary to advance their careers.
Program Learning Outcomes:
Apply basic principles of website design and development to build professional quality websites and e-commerce sites
Use industry standard software and coding languages to design and develop professional quality websites and e-commerce sites for businesses engaged in various activities
Students are required to complete 8 core classes.
(Y1 or S1)
|GID 55||User Experience (UI/UX) Design||4||Y1 Winter|
|GID 56||Website Design||4||Y1 Fall|
|GID 57||Website Design and Development II||4||Y1 Fall|
|GID 58||Web design and development III||4||Y1 Spring|
|GID 77||Advanced WEbsite Design and Development||4||Y1 Winter|
|GID 78||Rapid Website Development||4||W 1 Spring|