CIT 125 - Web Design and Development
3 Lecture Hours
Prerequisites: Basic skills using a personal computer; eligibility for MAT 090
This course introduces students to working with Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Students develop their skills through hands-on projects that create web sites and implement responsive web design. This course also provides an overview of the history of the Internet and current practices for web design and development. Exploration of web development job opportunities and software tools are also examined.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Describe the evolution of the internet.
- Employ HTML and CSS in a web authoring tool to create responsive web pages.
- Discuss the different web languages utilized to create a fully functional website.
- Describe the different types of available web media used to create web page.
- Create example web pages using available web media.
- Practice recommended guidelines for web site design, organization and development in the creation of a web site.
- Network overview and the client/server model
- Internet history and ethical use of information
- Internet standards, protocols, URLs and domain names
- Markup language tags
- Tables and forms
- Cascading Style Sheets
- Web page enhancement using color, images, videos and text formatting
- Responsive web design
- Web site development using industry software
- Graphics editor applications
Textbooks/materials, current and appropriate software, multimedia for lecture and demonstration as required by the instructor, access to the internet and a student CCAC web server account for web publishing.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals: Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 11/13/2020
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