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Web Design

31-152-2 Technical Diploma (TD) 28 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 (25 Credits)

Course Title
Course Number
Prior Learning Credit
Eligibility Options
Introduction to Web Design
Provides an introduction to the user experience approach to website design. Students will gain an understanding of what is involved in the research phase, including conducting interviews and evaluating systems using principles of good design. Prototypes will be created providing a design solution.
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.
College Success: On Course
This course prepares students for the unexpected ways in which college differs from other levels of schooling, and sharpens skills that are easily transferable to work, home and career. Students learn proven tools, tips and techniques that make the goal of college completion easier, more fun, and more personally rewarding. The best time to take this is 1st semester.
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).
Coreq: College Success: On Course 10890100 or not currently pursuing a degree
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.
Prereqs: Web Graphics, Introduction to 10152105 AND HTML 10152120 or HTML 5 10152101 or not pursuing a degree
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) or HTML5 (10152101)
Data Access for Programmers
Provides background in fundamental database concepts, design, documentation, implementation and distribution involving the relational database model. Students will create, query and update relational databases using Structured Query Language (SQL).
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) or HTML5 (10152101); AND C# Introduction to Programming (10152111)

Occupational Supportive (3 Credits)

Course Title
Course Number
Prior Learning Credit
Eligibility Options
Written Communication
Teaches the writing process which includes prewriting, drafting and revising. Through writing assignments, students analyze audience and purpose, research and organize ideas, and format and design documents based on subject matter and content. Class sessions and assignments involve giving oral presentations and using computers.
Prereq: ACCPL Reading >= 54 & Sentence >= 83 OR ACT (Read/Engl) >= 18 OR Program Prep OR Not pursuing a degree.

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