The mission of the diploma Web Design & Development Program is to prepare students to obtain positions in their field and function as trained professionals. Students are primarily focused on the efficient and effective design and development of Web sites and mobile device applications in order to best convey the transmission and sharing of information through the Web.
The Web Design & Development diploma program teaches students how to create the look, feel and functionality of World Wide Web pages for client Web sites. This involves developing a design that effectively communicates the ideas being promoted by the Web sites, and focusing on the ways in which the Web sites function for optimum information delivery. The program also focuses on the design and development of mobile device applications.
The Diploma in Web Design & Development requires a total of 52 credit hours. The entire program includes 858 clock hours, comprised of 286 lecture hours, 572 lab hours, and no internship or practicum hours.
Desired Student Outcomes
1. Information technology: Graduates will have skills in file structure, digital information, logical flow charting, media formats, computer applications, programming language abilities, and knowledge of database design.
2. Design: Graduates will successfully apply the principles, technical skills, and terminology of image manipulation and web design. They will apply the efficient and effective design and development of Web sites and mobile device applications in order to best convey the transmission and sharing of information through the Web.
3. Problem-solving: Graduates will possess the creative design skills to conceptualize, develop, and evaluate web pages; problem solving skills that result in interface designs appropriate for the target audience and satisfactory to the client; and will understand the process of project management.