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Learn how to design and build websites.
The cost for the seven courses comprising the Certificate in Web Design would normally be $5200 if taken separately. However, we offer the complete program at a special price of $4000. If students have previously taken one or more of the courses in the program, they can finish the program and a discount will be offered so that the final price to complete the program is $4000 or less. If students have equivalent experience in any of the programs above, our standard discounts will be applied to other courses necessary to complete the certificate.
To sign up, just select the classes you would like to take from our schedule. On the Registration Page please mention “Certificate in Web Design” in the comments. We will make sure you receive the appropriate discounts to achieve the certificate at the lowest possible price.
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Web Development Level 1: Build Sites with HTML & CSS
Jump in and start learning how to build websites. You’ll hand code HTML and CSS from scratch so you understand what the code means and how to write it. In class you will create multi-page websites with text, images, forms, and more... all styled with CSS. You’ll upload your files using FTP to make the site live, and walk out of class ready to build your first site.
Adobe Fireworks is a powerful web graphics editor, letting you design entire webpages, slice images, build animated GIFs, and manage web graphics of all sorts. In this class you will learn how to design a web page from scratch, create rollover effects, slice graphics, and optimize them as JPEG, PNG and GIF, and more.
Web Development Level 2: Dive Deeper Into CSS
In our Level 1 course we teach the fundamentals of CSS, but there is so much more it can do! In this course you’ll learn how to use CSS positioning to create more sophisticated layouts. You will create center-aligned and multi-column pages using relative positioning and floats. You’ll learn how inline versus block elements work, create CSS rollovers, and much more.
HTML5 & CSS3: What’s New
Mobile & Responsive Web Design
Make your websites work with mobile devices, tablets, and desktop computers. In this class you will code a complete mobile site, as well as a responsive site. Responsive web design uses media queries to detect a device's screen size and adjust accordingly. You'll learn how to optimize sites for faster downloading on mobile devices by using CSS3 instead of graphics, how to deal with Retina graphics, CSS media queries, break points, new HTML5 form elements and more.
HTML gives email personality—no wonder it has become a staple of advanced communications. Everyone can benefit from sending HTML email, whether it’s large corporations or small businesses and freelancers. This class will cover building and working with two different layouts: a simple one-time email and a weekly newsletter. You'll learn how to lay out emails, apply email-friendly CSS, make a table of contents, and fix various email client issues.