Web Site Design

Occupational Objectives: Students completing the Web Site Design Career Studies Certificate Program will have the skills to fully develop a web site, from conceptualizing the overall logic and design of the site to creating the Web pages using graphics and other media. Students will learn how to work with a client to achieve the business, organizational, professional or commercial requirements desired. A professional portfolio will be developed as the student progresses through the program.

This program can be completed entirely on line. This means that the student can decide the time and place to complete the courses. This is a perfect option for the working person who has trouble finding the time to come to school or for the individual who lives too far from campus for an easy commute.

Program Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  1. Design, code, test, debug, and document software needed for computer system implementation and maintenance.
  2. Use instructional applications and material which could lead to industry certifications.
  • CIW Site Development Associate
  • CIW Advanced HTML5
  • CSS3 Specialist certifications

Program Information

Gain valuable skills in website design, creation, & deployment in a relatively short time period. Topics include design of websites & web graphics; website management; principles of internet marketing; & a final seminar/project.

Minimum credits: 16

Length: 2 semesters

Career opportunities: Website Designer/ Developer: 66,130

Job growth:27% from 2014 to 2024

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Division:BEIT

Contact:434.797.8440 or 434.797.8474

Course Sequence

The program is structured around the following courses:

First Semester Lecture Hours Lab Hours Hours in Class Credits
ITD 110 Web Page Design I (HTML)OR 3 0 3 3
ITP 112 Designing Web Page Graphics 3 0 3 3
MKT 281 Princ. of Internet Marketing 3 0 3 3
Total 9 0 9 9
Second Semester        
ITD 115 Web Page Design Site Mgmt 3 0 3 3
ITD 210 Web Page Design II 3 0 3 3
ITD 198 Seminar and Project 1 0 1 1
Total 7 0 7 7

For more information consult the College Catalog