Web Design & Development Certificate

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.

Requirements

There are no formal requirements, but students are advised to fulfill the prerequisites prior to enrolling in advanced level courses.

Professional Credit:
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.

CalJOBS

This program is part of CalJOBS, which provides employment training for adults and dislocated workers. Learn more about CalJOBS.

Graduation Application

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*Subject to change

Web Design & Development Certificate


2.7 CEU

Prerequisites: None

Course Description:
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.

 


1.8 CEU

Prerequisites: HTML5 with CSS3

Course Description:
Web designers and programmers are being given more and more power to control their web pages. To make your web pages truly dynamic, you need to learn JavaScript. This hands-on workshop will teach you everything you need to know to write your own JavaScript and understand those written by others. Along the way, students will learn the basics of computer programming and some HTML tricks you might not already know.

 


1.2 CEU

Prerequisites: HTML5 with CSS3, JavaScript

Course Description:
This course covers advanced HTML5 for high-level development. Topics include HTML5 Canvas for dynamic, scriptable rendering of 2D shapes and bitmap images, CSS3 transitions and animations using only HTML5 and CSS3, and using JavaScript to build eye-catching and user-friendly site navigation.

 


1.2 CEU

Prerequisites: None; Photoshop is recommended

Course Description:
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.

 


3.0 CEU

Prerequisites: This course is available to certificate track students who are submitting their graduation application.

Course Description:
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.

 

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1.2 CEU

Prerequisites: None

Course Description:
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.

 


1.5 CEU

Prerequisites: HTML5 with CSS3, JavaScript, HTML 5 Advanced, jQuery Advanced

Course Description:
With the increase in use of JavaScript for websites, single page applications and complex web apps comes the need for developers to be able to use JavaScript to do things such as write maintainable code, iterate quickly, separate concerns and improve testability. While there are numerous JavaScript MV* frameworks available to aid developers with these tasks, choosing the right framework for a new project can be a daunting and time-consuming task. Brief introduction to four popular JavaScript MV* frameworks: Bootstrap, Angular, Ember and Backbone. Discuss the strengths and weakness of each framework along the way, highlighting practical considerations in the selection of a framework.

 


2.1 CEU

Prerequisites: Frameworks

Course Description:
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.

 

Total Hours

14.7 CEU (147 Hours)