Foundations of Web Design & Development


Course Details

  • Location: Online
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Times: Flexible
  • Cost : $949

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This course is part of a certificate program. You can also take it without enrolling in the program.

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About this Course

Learn to hand-code HTML, CSS and JS according to web standards. Create a complete web site from scratch and publish it online. Explore web technologies, browsers, networking, virtualization, Linux command-line and SFTP. Learn about design, SEO, accessibility and more.

You can take this course on its own (single-course enrollment); you can also apply it towards the Certificate in IT Foundations. You can also take it as preparation for the Certificate in JavaScript and the Certificate in HTML5, CSS3 & Responsive Design for Web Development.

Topics include:

  • Industry best practices
  • Command line and text editor experience
  • XML for data storage and organization
  • Construction of a complete web site for your portfolio

Students should expect up to nine hours of work a week, including class sessions.

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This course is part of the Certificate in IT Foundations. It can also be taken on its own (single-course enrollment).

Learning Format

Online, Group-Paced

Start and finish your course with the same group of students, with frequent opportunities to interact with your instructors and classmates along the way. This course is 100 percent online, with set due dates for assignments but no class meetings. Learn More »

Course Sessions

Closed Sessions

This course will run from January 8 to March 16, 2018. Instructors hold regular online office hours. These sessions are optional but recommended; they may be recorded for those who can’t attend.


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You'll earn 3 continuing education units (CEUs) for successfully completing this course. Learn more about noncredit courses.