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Web Frontend
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This certificate is designed to provide students with basic technology skills needed to gain entry-level employment, or an internship, in Web development, particularly in the user interface or Frontend area. Students will develop skill in HTML, CSS, Javascript, and PHP.

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Essential Knowledge and Skills

Outcomes

  • Demonstrate skills in web design, HTML, CSS, and Javascript.
  • Develop web pages that are semantic and valid using the HTML5 markup language.
  • Design web pages with valid Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) level 3 and avoid all HTML presentational markup.
  • Provide visually appropriate, usable, and findable content to both humans and machines.
  • Utilize skills in planning, designing, and developing web pages and sites according to best practices of organization and maintainability.
  • Show proficiency with current design principles as applied to the web.
  • Work effectively with others in a work environment by communicating clearly, fulfilling assignments, and meeting deadlines.
Certificate of Web Frontend
Program Requirements
Certificates lead to associate and bachelor's degrees. For more information about which programs this certificate stacks into, visit the Programs List page.
This is an introductory certificate.
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Certificate
13 CREDITS
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Associate
60 CREDITS
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Bachelor's
120 CREDITS
Certificate of Web Frontend
Course Code
Course Name
# of Credits
WDD130
Web Fundamentals
2
WDD130 — 2 credits
x
Web Fundamentals
This course introduces students to the World Wide Web and to careers in web site design and development. The course is hands on with students actually participating in simple web designs and programming. It is anticipated that students who complete this course will understand the fields of web design and development and will have a good idea if they want to pursue this degree as a major.
CIT160
Introduction to Programming
3
CIT160 — 3 credits
x
Introduction to Programming
This course is an introduction to the basic concepts of computers and information technology.  Students will learn the basics of computer hardware and the binary and hexadecimal number systems, design algorithms to solve simple computing problems, and will write computer programs using Boolean logic, control structures, and functions.
COMM130
Visual Media
3
COMM130 — 3 credits
x
Visual Media
This course is a practical application of the design principles and rules of typography to produce effective visual media. This is a hybrid course with a blend of in-class and online learning to explore the diverse skills and technologies involved in the visual design process.  Students produce a portfolio of projects including fliers, ads, edited images, logos, stationery, and brochures to demonstrate design proficiency and expertise using industry-standard technology.  Laptop/AdobeCC Required
WDD230
Web Frontend Development I
3
WDD230 — 3 credits
x
Web Frontend Development I
This course focuses on the planning and development of web sites using HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP with attention to usability principles.
WDD331
Advanced CSS
2
WDD331 — 2 credits
x
Advanced CSS
This course provides deeper learning into topics in cascading style sheets (CSS). Topics of study will include: complex CSS selectors, advanced CSS layout and positioning techniques, CSS transitions and animations, CSS Preprocessing, an introduction to CSS libraries, and using scalable vector graphics (SVG) with HTML and CSS.
For questions about this program, contact BYU-Pathway Support
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Looking Ahead
Potential Employment
  • Web frontend developer
  • Information technologist
  • UX/UI designer
  • Web content developer

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