The Web Design Certificate is designed for students, working adults, artists, and designers interested in exploring the expanding field of web design. The full course sequence provides the foundational skills required for those wishing to build website portfolios for personal and professional applications. Students with previous web design experience will also find current topics and new approaches to update their web design practices.
Requirements include one prerequisite (or equivalent), nine studio courses, and one elective.
Prerequisite: Introduction to Graphic Design
Additional prerequisites: Students are required to have a working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and/or Adobe Photoshop, as well as a basic proficiency with MAC OS X or Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7.
Studio Courses (9)
- Introduction to HTML and CSS
- Intermediate HTML and CSS
- Pixel Perfect: Designing for the Screen
- Advanced HTML and CSS
- JQuery for Designers
- Emerging Topics in Web Design
- Content Management Systems
- Designing for WordPress
- Web Design Studio: Portfolio Prep
Reflecting the degree program's interdisciplinary approach to an art and design education, all Adult Continuing Education courses are eligible electives for all certificate programs.