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Web Design

Starting Fall 2018, the Web Design & Development Program is being discontinued and split into two separate programs: Web Design Certificate and Full Stack Web Development Certificate. Questions? Contact us.

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Overview

Gain the tools, techniques, and skills to launch your career in web design. Learn the latest technologies and platforms to create interactive and responsive websites and apps from our expert instructors. The program first lays the foundation for web design basics from typography to color theory, interaction design and wireframing and then dives deep into ‘hands on’ front end coding programs. After completing the program, you will walk away with a project that you can add to your portfolio that shows your passion for design and technical talent.

Who Should Enroll

  • Career changers who are looking to transition to a career as a web designer
  • Graphic designers, multimedia designers, and marketing professionals who want to increase their expertise in the area of web design and online product development
  • Professionals already working in online agencies, start-ups, or technology companies who want to keep up to date with the latest design trends and industry best practices

Career Insight

Occupational summary for designers in the United States.

131,636
Jobs
(2016)
24.50%
Projected Growth
(2017-2027)
$48k-$92k
Annual Salary
(25th-75th Percentile)

Program Benefits

  • Apply conceptual thinking and creativity to complex design problems
  • Develop an understanding of best practices for User Experience evaluation and design
  • Explain how to clearly organize a consistent and functional website from both user and business perspectives
  • Create digital illustrations and visual mock-ups
  • Develop a website wireframe
  • Gain an understanding of “design thinking”
  • Develop a UX Project Plan that provides a rationale for design decisions based on user feedback
  • Develop an interactive prototype
  • Gain insight on best practices for building a web design portfolio
Learn the creative and technical skills to become a design master.

Course Schedule

Required Courses

TitleWinterSpringSummerFall
I&C SCI X471.63
Introduction to UX for Web Design (2 units)
I&C SCI X471.63
  to be scheduled   Online
I&C SCI X471.69
Visual Prototyping
I&C SCI X471.69
to be scheduled   to be scheduled  
I&C SCI X471.03
Introduction to Web Programming w/ HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript (2 units)
I&C SCI X471.03
to be scheduled to be scheduled to be scheduled Online
I&C SCI X471.12
Web Design Portfolio Project (2 units)
I&C SCI X471.12
    Online  

Elective Courses

TitleWinterSpringSummerFall
Web Design
I&C SCI X472.36
Design Technologies
I&C SCI X472.36
  to be scheduled   to be scheduled
I&C SCI X472.37
User Research and Testing Methodologies
I&C SCI X472.37
  to be scheduled    
I&C SCI X471.13
Visual Design (2 units)
I&C SCI X471.13
    to be scheduled  
I&C SCI X472.38
Interaction Design
I&C SCI X472.38
    to be scheduled  

Course schedules are subject to change. Individual courses may be taken without enrolling in the full certificate.

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Web Design Program Information Session

Thursday, August 30, 2018
11:30AM - 12:30PM
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Certificate Eligibility and Requirements

A certificate is awarded upon completion of combined 8 units of required courses and 4 units of elective courses totaling a minimum of 12 units (120 hours) of instruction with a grade of “C” or higher in each course.

To become an official candidate in the program, students pursuing the certificate must submit a Declaration of Candidacy. Students are encouraged to declare candidacy as soon as possible, but no later than after the third course in the program. To receive the certificate after completing all program requirements, students must submit a Request for Certificate. All requirements must be completed within five (5) years after the student enrolls in his/her first course. Students not pursuing a certificate are welcome to take as many individual courses as they wish.

On-site Training Available

Our Corporate Training specialists can deliver this program or customize one that fits your organization’s specific needs. Visit Corporate Training or call (949) 824-1847 for information.

English Proficiency Requirement
All certificate programs at UCI Division of Continuing Education (classroom and online formats) require professional-level English language proficiency in listening and note-taking, reading comprehension and vocabulary, written expression, and oral presentation.