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Web Design

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Web Design provides students with comprehensive and focused studies in web design, including advanced image manipulation, vector graphics, page layout, video editing and design principles. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Web Development and an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Web Design/Development are also available.

Details

Academic Plan Code: 
5986
Award: 
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Total credits required: 
38-43
Award notes

Students must earn a grade of C or better in each course in the program.

This program replaces:
CCL/5159 Web Design
CCL/5168 Web Development and Graphic Design
CCL/5172 Web Design Technologies
CCL/5344 Web Designer
CCL/5345 Advanced Web Designer
CCL/5885 Media Arts: Web Design

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:36-37
The following courses are required and also fulfill the requirements for the CCL in Web Foundations:
 
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems3
CIS120DFAdobe Photoshop Level I: Digital Imaging3
CIS133DAInternet/Web Development Level I3
CIS136Content Management Systems: WordPress3
CIS166AAIntroduction to Javascript3
CIS233DAInternet/Web Development Level II3
CIS235e-Commerce3
 
The following courses are required and fulfill the requirements for the CCL in Web Design:
 
ADA/ART183Digital Graphic Arts I (3)
OR
ART100Introduction to Digital Arts (1) AND
ART181Graphic Design I (3)
OR
ART112Two-Dimensional Design (3)3-4
 
CIS120DBComputer Graphics: Adobe Illustrator3
 
CIS120DAIntroduction to Digital Video Editing: Adobe Premiere (3) OR
CIS120DKIntroduction to Digital Video Editing (3)3
 
CIS138DADesktop Design and Publishing Using Adobe InDesign3
CIS220DFAdobe Photoshop Level II: Advanced Digital Imaging3
Restricted Electives
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:2-6
Select 2 to 6 credits in consultation with your program advisor to further develop skills in the areas of Adobe, Art, Social Media, Marketing, Business and/or Multimedia.
Competencies
  • Design websites using knowledge of computer information systems, including security, computer concepts, web delivery system architecture, and file management. (ART100, ART112, CIS105, CIS133DA, CIS136, CIS138DA, CIS166AA, CIS220DF, CIS233DA, CIS235)
  • Research, plan, design, develop, test, publish, and maintain websites. (ART100, ART112, CIS105, CIS120DA, CIS120DK, CIS133DA, CIS136, CIS138DA, CIS166AA, CIS220DF, CIS233DA, CIS235)
  • Create complex websites using current standards in Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and Javascript. (ART100, ART112, CIS105, CIS120DA, CIS120DB, CIS120DK, CIS133DA, CIS138DA, CIS166AA, CIS220DF, CIS233DA)
  • Research and utilize best practices in user interface, user experience, accessibility and search engine optimization to build complex websites. (ADA/ART183, ART100, ART112, ART181, CIS120DA, CIS120DB, CIS120DF, CIS120DK, CIS133DA, CIS136, CIS138DA, CIS220DF, CIS233DA)
  • Design and implement e-commerce solutions. (ADA/ART183, ART100, ART112, ART181, CIS105, CIS120DA, CIS120DB, CIS120DF, CIS120DK, CIS133DA, CIS136, CIS166AA, CIS220DF, CIS233DA, CIS235)
  • Construct a website using a content management system. (ADA/ART183, ART100, ART112, ART181, CIS120DA, CIS120DB, CIS120DF, CIS120DK, CIS133DA, CIS136, CIS220DF, CIS233DA)
  • Apply project management skills to prioritize projects and meet deadlines. (CIS120DA, CIS120DB, CIS120DF, CIS120DK, CIS136, CIS166AA, CIS220DF, CIS235)
  • Adhere to industry accepted professional, legal, and ethical practices. (CIS105, CIS120DB, CIS120DF, CIS133DA, CIS136, CIS220DF, CIS233DA, CIS235)
  • Communicate professionally in formal and informal situations to diverse audiences. (CIS105, CIS120DA, CIS120DB, CIS120DF, CIS120DK, CIS133DA, CIS136, CIS166AA, CIS220DF, CIS233DA, CIS235)
  • Collaborate with others to address web design challenges. (CIS133DA, CIS233DA, CIS235)
  • Create digital media content using principles of design. (ADA/ART183, ART100, ART112, ART181, CIS120DA, CIS120DB, CIS120DF, CIS120DK, CIS138DA, CIS220DF)
  • Select design elements and composition appropriate to the project. (ADA/ART183, ART100, ART112, ART181, CIS120DA, CIS120DB, CIS120DF, CIS120DK, CIS138DA, CIS220DF)

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.