Credit Programs

2015-2016 Catalog (Courses updated for 2016-2017)

Credit Certificate

Graphics Certificate: Web Design Graphics Foundation (EK06)

The objective of the Certificate Program is to provide the essential skills necessary to individuals seeking a career in Web Design.

The Web Design- Graphics Foundation Certificate provides students with the basic knowledge and skills required to create and maintain dynamic web pages. It combines the technical and creative aspects of web design into one comprehensive program. This includes developing clean sophisticated layouts, strong use of typography, proficiency with Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, and Flash, and a working knowledge of X/HTML and CSS. Students are introduced to server-side programming techniques, developing web sites that interact with servers, managing user session, and storing and retrieving data from databases.

Program content is continuously updated to reflect the current state of the art in internet computing and web programming. Students completing the Web Design – Graphics Foundation Certificate may apply the majority of the courses to the Graphic Design: Associate Degree Parent Program or to the Associate Degree in Graphic Design: Multimedia Option.

Suggested Sequence of Courses:
Prerequisite or parallel courses may be required. Please check individual course descriptions for details.

Required Courses Total Credits:
28

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