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Web Design

31-152-2 Technical Diploma (TD) 30 Credits Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

With the Web Design technical diploma, you’ll be prepared to work in this ever-changing technology field. You’ll learn languages and tools for designing and developing the content, presentation and behavior of responsive websites. Hands-on courses will include layout techniques, optimizing graphics for the web, utilizing a content management system, writing web-friendly content, and learning basic design and programming skills.


*Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.

Occupational Specific (30 Credits)

Course Title
Course Number
Prior Learning Credit
Eligibility Options
Web Tools
Introduces various web tools to aid in the development process of web applications and web sites. Students will gain experience with version control, web analytics and other common tools used within everyday business operations.
Web Graphics, Introduction to
Introduces the fundamental concepts necessary to generate and prepare graphics for Web pages. The course will focus on raster as well as vector images. Areas addressed will be color selection, layout, text, optimizing images, creating backgrounds, slicing, creating navigation, transparent graphics and animated graphics. Adobe software will be utilized.
C# Introduction to Programming
Introduces students with little or no programming background to programming and logic principles that apply to traditional and Windows systems. Uses C# to apply the principles by developing simple Windows applications.
Presents the foundation skills necessary to create Web pages using HyperText Markup Language (HTML). Covers design concepts, hypertext links, tables, frames and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).
Ethical Hacking
Introduces the techniques hackers use to discover vulnerabilities. Students will learn ways to tighten the network security to protect the exposed data from the discovered vulnerabilities. Focus is on penetration-testing tools and techniques that security testers and ethical hackers use to protect computer networks.
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Learn about responsive CSS. The course will cover CSS structure, current properties and concepts to create responsive web layouts that will meet web accessible standards and work on multiple devices. In addition you will learn to apply CSS properties, and their values, to enhance the visual appearance of your web site.
Prereq: Web Graphics, Introduction to (10152105) AND HTML (10152120)
Teaches JavaScript using the jQuery library to manipulate web page content and add animation and interactivity. Topics include, object, arrays, functions, events, API’s, jQuery UI, AJAX and JSON. Prior knowledge of programming logic required.
Prereq: HTML (10152120) and C# Introduction to Programming (10152111)
Introduces concepts in developing dynamic, server–side Web applications that accept input from forms, process the data on the Web Server to maintain a database. Two approaches are covered: open source language PHP and Microsoft's ASP.Net framework. Concepts of HTML extended to learn techniques to develop a robust, interactive website.
Prereq: C#, Introduction to Programming (10152111) or JavaScript (10152117) or Visual Basic Introduction (10152115); AND HTML (10152120)
Introduces the basics of WordPress. Students will learn how to create blog sites, publish posts and pages, work with themes, employ widgets, create custom menus, activate plugins, and utilize page templates. Students will work to customize WordPress themes and learn how to make WordPress more secure. The course will use HTML, CSS, and the current version of WordPress.
Prereq: HTML (10152120)
Mobile Web
Develop responsive, mobile first web pages using HTML, CSS, jQuery and the open-source framework, Bootstrap.
Prereq: JavaScript (10152117) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) (10152106)
IT Professional Skills
Examines and identifies job-seeking, job-keeping and interviewing techniques, strategies for identifying and meeting external and internal customer needs as well as good listening skills and techniques for dealing with difficult customers. Also covers time management, team dynamics, continual improvement processes and global business practices.
Prereq: Systems Analysis (10107158) or JavaScript (10152117) or C# Intermediate (10152116) or Adv Desktop Management (10154105) or Desktop Repair & Maint (10154106) or Network Service & Support (10150124) or PC Repair & Maint (10150113) or PHP (10152121)

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