Information Technology: Front-End Developer Certificate

Software and Web Development
Program Code: C25590W5

Information Technology: Front-End Developer Certificate

The Web Developer Front-end Certificate provides introductory courses related to front-end web development. Coursework includes client-side markup and scripting and graphic design.

Specific Requirements

Courses requiring a grade of C or better:  CIS and WEB

 

Courses in this program

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This course introduces computer programming and problem-solving in a structured program logic environment. Topics include language syntax, data types, program organization, problem-solving methods, algorithm design, and logic control structures. Upon completion, students should be able to use top-down algorithm design and implement algorithmic solutions in a programming language.  This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Mathematics (Quantitative).

This course introduces Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C) standard client-side Internet programming using industry-established practices. Topics include JavaScript, markup elements, stylesheets, validation, accessibility, standards, and browsers. Upon completion, students should be able to develop hand-coded web pages using current markup standards. Emphasis is placed on HTML with a secondary focus on CSS.

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This course introduces the creation of web graphics and addressing problems peculiar to WWW display using appropriate software. Topics include web graphics file types, optimization, RGB color, web typography, elementary special effects, transparency, animation, slicing, basic photo manipulation, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to create graphics, such as animated banners, buttons, backgrounds, logos, and manipulate photographic images for Web delivery. Emphasis is placed on graphic design principles and industry-standard Adobe software.

This course introduces intermediate to advanced web design techniques. Topics include customer expectations, advanced markup language, multimedia technologies, usability and accessibility practices, and techniques for the evaluation of web design. Upon completion, students should be able to employ advanced design techniques to create high impact and highly functional web sites.

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This course introduces students to web design for mobile devices. Topics include planning and effective mobile Web site, industry-standard Mobile Markup Language, CSS3, multimedia, m-commerce, social media, testing, and publishing. Upon completion, students should be able to plan, develop, test, and publish Web content designed for mobile devices.

This course covers advanced programming skills required to design Internet applications. Emphasis is placed on programming techniques required to support Internet applications. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, debug, and document Internet-based programming solutions to various real-world problems using an appropriate programming language.

Total Credit Hours Required:
18

Curriculum is based on the 2021-22 catalog.

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