Web Design – 9 Month

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9 Month Certificate

Overview

With more people accessing online content through mobile and tablet devices, designing a web presence that engages people is an ever-evolving challenge. Prepare to understand better this area of web development with a 9-month certificate in Web Design from TMCC. In this specialization, you’ll study cloud computing, design, digital imaging, scripting and internet-based business strategies.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Create and manipulate web media objects using editing software.
  • Apply critical thinking and problem solving skills required to successfully design and implement a website.
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze, identify and define the technology required to build and implement a web site.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Meet with clients or management to discuss the needs and design of a website
  • Create and test applications for a website
  • Write code for the website, using programming languages such as HTML or XML
  • Work with other team members to determine what information the site will contain
  • Work with graphics and other designers to determine the website’s layout
  • Integrate graphics, audio, and video into the website
  • Monitor website traffic

Career Opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for web developers was $67,990 in May 2017. The median wage is the age at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $36,830, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $122,320.

Admission

There are no special requirements for admission into these programs. Please refer to the TMCC Admission section for future students.

[TMCC Admission Information]

Suggested Sequence of Courses – 9 month Certificate

Required Courses (32 Credits)

Semester 1

  • CIS 141 Introduction to Cybersecurity 3
  • CIS 180 Creating Web Pages I 3
  • CIS 211 Web Plan & Design 3
  • CIS 232 Graphics Design 3
  • CIS 219 Hardware Repair & Maintenance 4

Total Semester Credits 16

Semester 2

  • BOTE 177 Job Readiness 1
  • CIS 147 Principles of Information Security 3
  • CIS 181 Creating Webpages II 3
  • CIS 233 Vector Graphics & Web Animations 3
  • CSCI 101 Introduction to Computers 3
  • CSCI 127 Introduction to Programming in JavaScript 3

Total Semester Credits 16

Total Required Credits 32

Course Description (7 MB PDF)