Course Description

Required for all associate level students, this capstone course is designed to showcase work done in previous courses. Focused on website design and development, topics include creative user interface design and best workflow practice. Students design a portfolio website using an HTML template, and learn web design, typography and web programming skills. HTML and CSS are taught. 

Course Objectives

For the successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Design the branding and style of a web site, with a consistent look-and-feel throughout.┬áStudents will demonstrate competency by using graphics software to design multiple design options.
  • Introduction to semantic HTML to create static web sites. Learn how CSS is used to properly format text on a page.┬áStudents will demonstrate competency by cleaning up code by hand, and layout of type using CSS.
  • Use graphics in appropriate file formats, to create a unique and compelling website.┬áStudents will demonstrate competency by slicing up a design file into appropriate optimized file formats and combine with CSS for a seamless design.


    General Education Outcome covered: 

    How the outcome is assessed:

    Writing: The student will demonstrate the ability to write clearly articulated thoughts in a professional, informed manner.

    Evaluate how well students absorbed and consequently applied the learning though graded written portions of projects.

    Information Literacy: The student will demonstrate the ability to find proper resources.

    Assess through class discussion and written tests if students have developed the ability to find information through proper resources.

    Oral Communication Speaking: The student will demonstrate the ability to articulate himself using relevant industry-specific language

    Evaluate through class discussion and /or written tests if students use appropriate nomenclature to defend creative, critical and technical decisions in project concepts and development.