Web Design Essentials
Length: 1 Semester
Duration: 210 Hours
Effective: Fall 2017
The Web Design Essentials certificate provides an introduction to web design. This certificate program introduces students to web design principles and skills. Courses in this program introduce the study of mark-up languages, programming concepts, user focused design, building web graphics, and designing visually appealing web sites.
This certificate is intended as a career enhancement for professionals in areas such as graphic design, marketing, and communications. It is also ideal for professionals in a corporate environment who need to understand the technical aspects of their company's web presence.
Graduates may continue their studies and apply course credits towards a post secondary diploma in Computer Programmer or Interactive Web Design and Development.
Program Learning Outcomes
The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:
- create and edit web sites using the current version of HTML;
- apply information architecture principles to the web site design and development process;
- design and program web pages that interact with databases and/or web services.
OSSD or equivalent with
- Grade 12 English (C or U)
Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing. For complete details refer to: www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/policies-procedures/
Applicants who have taken courses from a recognized and accredited post-secondary institution and/or have relevant life/learning experience may also be considered for admission; refer to the Credit Transfer Centre website for details:
5 Mandatory Courses
To graduate from this program, the passing weighted average for promotion through each semester, from year to year and to graduate is 60%. Additionally, a student must attain a minimum of 50% or a letter grade of P (Pass) or S (Satisfactory) in each course in each semester.
|COMP 1006||Introduction to Web Programming using PHP|
|COMP 1053||Information Architecture|
|COMP 1054||Web User Interface Design|
|COMP 2081||Advanced Web User Interface Design|
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