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Sinclair College

Advanced Web Design WEBDES.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 32 Credit Hours

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Design
Effective as of Fall 2022

What is the program about?

This one-year certificate introduces students to web coding and design, including conceptualizing, designing, developing, and maintaining websites. Students will also learn UX/UI, motion design, and working with a web content management tool. Students will learn a variety of web concepts and digital design applications.

Program Outcomes

  • Discuss the history, fundamentals and basic theories of digital design.
  • Demonstrate website authoring, collaboration, and administration tools using a web content management systems.
  • Communicate design concepts at various stages of development using the design process.
  • Apply UX research methods, and analyze user expectations and how they drive user behavior.
  • Demonstrate the use of digital media using traditional and computer and web-based design tools.
  • Apply critical thinking, creative problem-solving and research skills to develop unique and innovative design solutions.
  • Develop professional quality presentations demonstrating both written and oral communication skills.
  • Apply motion graphic design through the use of animation techniques to video or web designs.

Career Opportunities

Web designers develop, create, and test website or interface layout, functions, and navigation for usability. Web Designers typically work for corporations across industries, but they can also work for web design agencies or as self-employed individuals. They work closely with software and marketing professionals to make sure websites are designed coded correctly. Still others work in industries including publishing, management consulting, and advertising.

Transferability

Potentially, these courses can be transferred to those colleges/universities we have articulation agreements: Columbus College of Art and Design, Wright State University (Lake Campus), Franklin University and the Art Academy of Cincinnati.

Curriculum

Course Title Credits
VIS 1100 Design Foundations 4
VIS 1140 Design Processes 4
VIS 1208 Typography 4
CIS 1350 Web Site Development with HTML & CSS 3
VIS 1310 History & Theory of Web Design 3
VIS 1320 User Experience/User Interface 3
VIS 1330 Web Design 4
VIS 2130 Motion Design 3
VIS 2170 Web Content Management 4
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Program Accreditation Information

Sinclair Community College has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design since 2002

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.