Program Overview

digital media design

Web Design Certificate


Communication Arts, Humanities and Fine Arts Division,
Room B213, (847) 543-2040

www.clcillinois.edu/programs/dmd
Degree: Certificate
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This certificate prepares graduates for entry-level positions in web design, web media design, web front-end development, and interaction design in almost all industries. It also enables individuals working in graphic design, marketing and/or information technology to advance their marketability at their current positions. The certificate provides students with the knowledge and skills to create visually appealing websites with effective site structure, intuitive navigation and beneficial contents. The curriculum focuses on combined strengths in graphic design, coding and use of software/apps. Students learn how to design and maintain websites to meet the needs of both their clients and users, as well as how to work as liaison between visual designers and web back-end developers to solve design challenges.


Recommended Plan of Study

First Semester

12 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course ^

College Success Seminar

[2]

course

Introduction to Digital Media

3

course

Web Design and Development

3

course

Introduction to Graphic Design

3

course

Advanced Web Design and Development

3

Second Semester

15 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Internet Fundamentals

3

course

Concepts in New Media

3

course

Typography

3

course

Interactive Scripting

3

course

Dynamic Web Design and Development

3

Total Hours for Certificate

27

^ The credit for CLC 120, College Success Seminar, is an institutional requirement for graduation. It is not part of the program requirements but must be completed with a D or better.

For more information on recommended courses or program specific advising, contact an academic success advisor or the Communication Arts, Humanities and Fine Arts Division at (847) 543-2040.