Web Design

Certificate - 30 credits

About this program
The Web Design Certificate provides students with the opportunity to use creative and technical skills to create customer-friendly websites using the most sophisticated tools currently available. Students will gain a strong understanding, appreciation and practical knowledge of the processes involved in building successful, visually appealing websites.
Program outcomes
  1. Create websites using appropriate design tools.
  2. Develop effective Web solutions using critical thinking skills and problem-solving strategies.
  3. Design websites to fulfill client and end-user needs.
  4. Identify and participate in self-directed knowledge and skill development to solve new and challenging problems.
  5. Choose appropriate communication technologies when working with team members, instructors, clients and users.
Employment
The internet is having a profound impact on society and the global economy, and its tremendous expansion has created a high demand for employees with working knowledge of web-related technologies and languages. Graduates of the Web Development program have expanding employment opportunities in the development and management of websites for individuals, small businesses and corporations. Program graduates will have skills in marketing, design, hardware, general software and communications, and they will be able to offer employers the creative, technical and customer service skills needed to maintain accessible and reliable websites that project a desired image.
Accreditation
Minnesota State Community and Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. More information can be found at www.minnesota.edu/accreditation.
Tracks

Curriculum overview

Credits Requirement type
30 Required courses
30 Total

Certificate

Required Courses:

Subj. Number Course Credits
WEBD1000 Foundations of Web Design 3
WEBD1010 HTML 3
WEBD1020 Photoshop 3
WEBD1030 Multimedia 3
WEBD1110 Cascading Style Sheets 3
WEBD1130 Electronic Commerce 3
WEBD1140 JavaScript 3
WEBD2010 Content Management Systems 3
WEBD2020 User Interface Design 3
WEBD2030 Search Engine Optimization 3
Plans

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1st Fall Term - 15 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
WEBD1000 Foundations of Web Design 3
WEBD1010 HTML 3
WEBD1020 Photoshop 3
WEBD1110 Cascading Style Sheets 3
WEBD1130 Electronic Commerce 3

1st Spring Term - 15 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
WEBD1030 Multimedia 3
WEBD1140 JavaScript 3
WEBD2010 Content Management Systems 3
WEBD2020 User Interface Design 3
WEBD2030 Search Engine Optimization 3

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1st Fall Term - 9 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
WEBD1000 Foundations of Web Design 3
WEBD1010 HTML 3
WEBD1020 Photoshop 3

1st Spring Term - 6 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
WEBD1030 Multimedia 3
WEBD1140 JavaScript 3

2nd Fall Term - 6 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
WEBD1110 Cascading Style Sheets 3
WEBD1130 Electronic Commerce 3

2nd Spring Term - 9 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
WEBD2010 Content Management Systems 3
WEBD2020 User Interface Design 3
WEBD2030 Search Engine Optimization 3