Web Design (Certificate)
Certificate | SC Program: CL.3115
This program is designed to be an introduction to the basics of designing and building simple Web pages using current software. This certificate prepares students for entry-level jobs in web design, prepares students to design their own web sites for small businesses and organizations and is designed for students with little or no web design experience.
This is a locally approved certificate. Upon satisfactory completion of the listed requirements and application for completion of the certificate to Admissions and Records, the student will receive a certificate of completion. This certificate program is not approved through the California Community College Chancellor’s Office; therefore, completion of the certificate will not be listed on the student’s transcript.
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Fall Semester, First Year16 Units Total
This course covers programming concepts and projects related to websites, cloud based software and more. In this course students will be introduced to Java, PHP, HTML and more. Java is a platform-neutral, object-oriented, and secure programming language that is quickly becoming the standard programming language for creating interactive content on the World Wide Web (WWW). PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) is a programming language that allows web developers to create dynamic content that interacts with databases. PHP is basically used for developing web-based software applications. HTML is replacing Adobe Flash to create content for web applications, games and movies, and content for mobile phones and other embedded devices. This course covers Introductory Java Applets, PHP Scripting, and HTML programming. This course may be offered in a distance education format.
This course is designed to introduce students to website development using current tools. Students will design a website and incorporate text, animation, and links. This course may be offered in a distance education format.
The Vocational Worksite Learning course allows the student to gain on-the-job experience through employment/volunteerism at an approved job site that is acquired by the student and related to the student's major. A faculty member supervises all WSL courses to ensure that the work experience is of educational value. The course stresses good work habits and meeting of competencies through actual on-the-job performance. A student may earn up to 16 units through repeating this course since course content varies and skills are enhanced by supervised repetition and practice. A maximum of 8 units may be earned in a single semester.
Note: It would be helpful if the student has basic skills in Adobe Photoshop.
The course provides the student with an introduction to the theories and applications behind typography, color theory, layout, and composition. The student will learn and use industry standard image editing and page layout software to produce class assignments typically encountered in the graphic design and printing industries.
Please see a counselor to discuss options for meeting general education requirements for transfer to California State Universities (CSU) and/or University of California (UC) campuses, as well as any specific additional courses that may be required by your chosen institution of transfer.
*Alternative Courses: Please see a Shasta College counselor for alternative course options. You can also view the following to find other courses to meet degree/certificate requirements:
- California State Universities – General Education
- IGETC – Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum
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- Web Design (Certificate) (PDF)
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