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The Web Design program serves students entering fields that need Web Design skills and knowledge and working professionals who need to learn new skills for their current job or for career advancement. The program prepares students to design and create Web sites, including integrating databases and content management systems, creating multimedia elements, and editing content to follow writing for the Web guidelines. Students acquire a solid foundation in usability, accessibility, and design principles, as well as technical skills with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JavaScript Frameworks like React and Angular, PHP and MySQL. Students use industry standard software and practices to prepare for entry level careers.

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  1. To provide students with the theoretical knowledge, applicable standards-based technical and coding skills, and attitude necessary to function as an entry-level Web designer.
  2. To impart to students the use of current practices and standards of Web informational design: writing for the Web, design principles, Web site architecture, Web site usability, and Web accessibility.
  3. To prepare student for the demands and responsibilities in the work environment, students will create projects on their own, or in teams, with each student assuming responsibility for the production process.
  4. To educate students to practice respect for copyright laws and regulations for content on the Web site.
  5. To inculcate in students the practice of life-long learning and professional growth.
Award Type Units

*and courses to meet graduation requirements, general education and electives as needed to meet the minimum of 60 units required for the degree.

Career Options

Web Designer, Web Developer, Front End Developer, Back End Developer, Full Stack Developer, Content Manager, Social Media Manager, Search Engine Optimizer, Digital Engineer, Data Model Engineer, Web Programmer, HTML and CSS Coders, Internet Concept Developer.


Transfer Information

Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses required for the university major and the general education pattern required by that transfer institution. See catalog TRANSFER INFORMATION section. Additional courses may be required to meet university lower-division requirements.

Course requirements at the transfer institution are subject to change and may be verified by a counselor or by consulting the current university catalog. Many Baccalaureate in Arts degrees require third semester competency in a foreign language. Consult the current catalog of the transfer institution and consult with a counselor.

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