Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Introduction to Web Page Design

 Title Abbreviation:   INTRO TO WEB PAGE DESIGN

 Department:    MIT

 Course #:    149

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    110801

 EPC:    524

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Introduction to the technologies and concepts associated with website design and development. Create and design websites using HTML5 and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS3). Student websites will be published and critiqued.


Prerequisite: Strongly recommended: Computer literacy and file management skills.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 55

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree, Required for certificate  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Understand and use HTML5 to design and develop web pages.
  2. Understand and identify the components of web pages.
  3. Understand the phases of website design and development, and properly use HTML5 and CSS3 syntax.
  4. Design and author HTML5 files using text editors.
  5. Incorporate text, images, graphics, text formats, and document formatting into web pages.
  6. Use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS3) to control the type specification and layout of web pages.
  7. Understand and use website design principles to develop a website with a specific purpose and target audience in mind.
  8. Test a website for cross-platform, cross-browser and multi-device usability.
  9. Compare pricing and service offered by different webhosting companies.
  10. Upload a website to a web server and understand the importance of maintaining a website.
  11. Analyze and critique student websites following basic design and usability principles.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. HTML5.
  2. Cascading Style Sheets (CSS3).
  3. Responsive Web Design (RWD).
  4. Website Design Principles and Usability.
  5. Webhosting.
  6. Website Testing.
  7. Website Maintenance.