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Web Design Comprehensive (WD 01)


62 hours (17 weeks).  

Various; distance learning format.

September 2012 – Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: define the way the Internet works; utilize industry‐standard software applications to create graphics, manipulate and optimize images for use on the web; utilize an industry‐stand software application to assemble, code, upload, and maintain web sites; demonstrate the ability to upload, test cross browser compatibility, and maintain the websites; and redesign a website for an existing company.


This course is delivered in an instructor-monitored, distance learning format and consists of study guides, required texts, supplemental reading, essay assignments, quizzes, homework, observation, required interaction with an instructor, and 24-hour access to on-line support as needed. Topics include: Internet and Web basics, HTML basics, cascading style sheets, graphics and text basics, CSS basics, page layout basics, links, layout and mobile, table basics, form basics, media and interactivity basics, responsive web design, responsive web design using Bootstrap, JQuery, JQuery Plugin, Web publishing basics. Prerequisite: CG PS 01 (Digital Imaging), or MC 01 and 02 (Survey of Graphic Design 1 and 2 or GD 01 GD 02, GD T1 01 (Graphic Design & Portfolio), or a graphic design background.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours in Graphic Design, Media Arts or Digital Design (12/15) (6/17 administrative review) (9/22 revalidation).