Web Design & Development Certificate
The Web Design & Development certificate gives students a comprehensive skill set to join the ever-expanding technology industry here in the San Francisco Bay Area. Upon successful completion of the certificate, students will learn about the technical aspects of web design and development and how to leverage industry-standard applications to create compelling web experiences.
Estimated Time & Cost*
The Web Design & Development certificate is scheduled to be completed in 12 months and has an estimated cost of $4300, plus a $50 certificate of completion fee. Each course in the track is individually priced. Students pay the course fees at the time of registration.
There are no formal requirements, but students are advised to fulfill the prerequisites prior to enrolling in advanced level courses.
Continuing Education Units
Credit is recorded as continuing education units (CEU), which provide a standard of measurement for non-degree educational experiences. Continuing education units cannot be applied to a degree.
This program is part of CalJOBS, which provides employment training for adults and dislocated workers. Learn more about CalJOBS.
*Subject to change
Web Design & Development Certificate
HTML5 with CSS3
This class teaches how to use HTML5 and CSS3 code to create and design web pages. In the latest web design technology the page markup, the HTML5, is separated from the page design code, the CSS. The marriage of the two makes for an elegant blend that can easily run on desktops as well as mobile and tablets. HTML5 and CSS3 are now an absolute necessity for all web designers.
Prerequisites: HTML5 with CSS3
Prerequisites: None; Photoshop is recommended
WordPress is a wildly popular, free blogging and website design software. It is easy to set up, use and modify. In this course you will choose a look and feel for your blog/website, set up the site and walk away able to make additions/corrections easily. This is a fantastic way to introduce yourself to blogging and web design with your own beautiful site.
Prerequisites: This course is available to certificate track students who are submitting their graduation application.
Portfolio Development is the culminating course for Multimedia, Design & Development certificate students. It provides guidance in the latest techniques for writing effective resumes, developing a portfolio and presentation skills that are crucial both to entering the job market and building a client base. The class provides students with a well-structured, safe and supportive environment in which to plan, design, develop and present a branded, employer-facing portfolio project that shows skills, knowledge and passion for the job desired.
How to Think Like a
Developing and cultivating this mindset is a crucial element of becoming a great developer. The real challenge of programming isn't learning a language's syntax – it's learning to creatively solve problems so you can build something great. In this course students will split problems into discrete components to make them easier to solve, make the most of code reuse with functions, classes, and libraries, pick the perfect data structure for a particular job, master more advanced programming tools like recursion and dynamic memory, organize their thoughts and develop strategies to tackle particular types of problems.
This course is designed for students interested in becoming familiar with relational databases and the basic terminology that applies to them. Students will learn the basic skills needed to get started using databases and managing the data they contain. In addition, students will learn the role that structured query language commands play in communicating between the user and the relational database.
14.7 CEU (147 Hours)