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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Introduction to HTML5 and CSS3 (TCH-105)

Various; distance learning format.

Varies (self study; self-paced).


January 2015 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: develop client side web pages using HTML5 and CSS3 source code that is both readable and upholds current standards; create basic HTML elements such as hyperlinks, images, tables, and forms; use latest web technologies and programming languages to structure a web page effectively; control display and formatting characteristics for web page designs using Cascading Style Sheets; discuss box properties and external style sheets to build portable, accessible, responsive web sites that present information with clarity and appeal; and compare and contrast user interactions between desktop web, mobile application, and mobile web.


This self-study course introduces students to the principles of creating a web site from scratch using HTML5 (the latest HTML standard) and CSS3, (the latest CSS standard). Instruction focuses on: website creation process, developing and enhancing HTML, CSS, and visual design skills, creating accessible websites that allow users to easily and quickly navigate through information, regardless of browser type, connection speed, or browsing device, principles of responsive design, a new method of designing websites that adapt to devices ranging from mobile phones to desktop monitors. The course of study is necessary to be prepared for the final examination, that consists of reading, study guide and crash course video supplements.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, or Web Design, Web Programming, or Internet Programming (1/15) (1/20 revalidation).