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Full Stack Web Development


When you learn full stack web development, you acquire both the technical and creative skills to program, code, build websites, and build apps. Through our program, you will learn how to construct online projects across a variety of coding languages and technology platforms. You will begin learning with a foundation for basic web development for learning front-end languages and then deep dive into sophisticated back-end coding frameworks. After completing this program, you will walk away with in-demand technical skills and knowledge of the latest technologies used in the industry today.

Who Should Enroll

  • Career changers who are looking to transition to a career as a Full Stack Web Developer
  • Aspiring web developers and web designers
  • Tech savvy hobbyists and marketing professionals who want to increase their expertise in the areas of web development and online product development
  • Professionals already working in agencies, startups, or tech companies who want to keep up to date with the latest development, code trends, and industry best practices

Career Insight

Occupational summary for Web and Digital Interface Designers in the U.S. Source: Lightcast™ 2022

Annual Job Openings
Projected Growth
Salary for Highly Experienced Professionals
(Median Salary $80k)

Program Benefits

  • Design, implement, publish, and maintain websites using authoring or scripting languages, content creating tools, management tools, and digital media
  • Explain how to clearly organize a consistent and functional website from both user and business perspectives
  • Evaluate code for validity and structure that meets industry standards
  • Test code for browser and device compatibility
  • Gain familiarity with Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), learn what they can do, and learn how to use them in your code
  • Build web applications
  • Recognize and explain web programming, coding languages, web protocols, frameworks, and standards
  • Recognize how to utilize different libraries such as jQuery, Backbone, and React
  • Explain the various skills needed for both front-end and back-end development, and learn how they work together
  • Create a website from start to finish, and gain insight on how to build a web development portfolio
Become a certified, full-stack developer.

Course Schedule

Required Courses

I&C SCI X470.90
Intro to Web Programming w/ HTML5 & CSS3 (2.50 Units)
I&C SCI X470.90
Remote     Online
I&C SCI X470.91
Web Programming II: JavaScript & React (2.50 Units)
I&C SCI X470.91
to be scheduled   to be scheduled  
I&C SCI X471.04
JavaScript II (2.00 Units)
I&C SCI X471.04
  to be scheduled   Online
I&C SCI X472.03
Advanced React (2.00 Units)
I&C SCI X472.03
to be scheduled   to be scheduled  
I&C SCI X472.15
Server-Side Development (2.00 Units)
I&C SCI X472.15
  to be scheduled to be scheduled  

Elective Courses

Full Stack Web Development
I&C SCI X472.32
PHP Fundamentals (2.00 Units)
I&C SCI X472.32
I&C SCI X450.72
Introduction to SQL Programming (2.50 Units)
I&C SCI X450.72
Online to be scheduled to be scheduled Online
I&C SCI X450.79
Intermediate SQL Programming (2.50 Units)
I&C SCI X450.79
to be scheduled   to be scheduled to be scheduled

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

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Academic Calendar

Event Fall 2023 Winter 2024 Spring 2024 Summer 2024
Registration Begins (after 2pm PT) Jul 13 Oct 19 Jan 18 Apr 18
Courses Begin* (week of) Sep 25 Jan 8 Apr 1 Jun 24
Courses End* (week of) Dec 11 Mar 18 Jun 10 Sep 9
Administrative Holidays Nov 10, Nov 23-24, Dec 25-26, Jan 1-2 Jan 15, Feb 19 Mar 29, May 27 Jun 19, Jul 4, Sep 2

*Actual dates may vary by program.

Learn How To Earn Your Certificate

Earn a Certificate

Apply to become a candidate for the program: A Declaration of Candidacy is required to establish candidacy in this program. Complete the application and pay the application and candidacy fee of $125 (non-refundable). Learn more about the benefits of becoming a candidate. Candidacy is not required to enroll into individual course in a program.

A candidate in the program is awarded a certificate upon the successful completion of a combined 10 units of required courses and 2 units of elective courses totaling 12 units, each with a letter grade of “C” or better. All requirements must be completed within five (5) years after the student enrolls in their first course. To receive the Certified Digital Certificate after the completing all the program requirements, students must submit the Request for Certificate to initiate the certificate audit process. Students not pursuing the certificate are welcome to take as many individual courses as they wish.

Career Advancement Network (CAN)

We are proud to provide our certificate students and alumni with newly enhanced career services that include one-on-one coaching, technology tools, webinars and workshops, networking events, mentorship/internship opportunities, and a rich collection of free online career resources. Learn more.

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.