Computer Information Systems – Web Design Fundamentals

Short-Term Technical Certificate

Curriculum Code 6621

The Short Term Technical Certificate Web Design Fundamentals represents the successful completion of select web development courses that prepare the student to develop simple web sites. The topics in the coursework include: HTML, XHTML, CSS, XML, JavaScript, Server Side Scripting Languages (PHP, ASP.NET or equivalent), Web 2.0 technologies – such as AJAX Basic Programming Logic, Basic Web Design Principles, Basic Flash Animation, Basic Image Editing, Basic Audio Editing and Basic Video Editing. Completion of this certificate prepares the student for entry-level web design positions or for further study leading to an Associate’s degree in Web Development. It is also especially well suited for those individuals with professional experience and/or a degree, especially IT related, that may want to upgrade their skills to include Web Design.

For more information about this certificate, please contact Mike Zellers at 440-366-4796 or

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Required Courses
  CISS 121 Microcomputer Applications I 3
  CISS 160 Introduction to Programming in C# > 4
  CISS 215 Media Fundamentals > 3
  CISS 216 Web Development > 3
  CISS 232 Scripting in the Client/Server Environment> 3
   CISS 260  Intro iPhone/iPad Programming 4
  Total Certificate Credit Hours: 20

1. > Indicates that this course has a prerequisite.
*     While completion of this certificate may aid in obtaining employment, many employers recommend the minimum completion of a Computer Information Systems degree program to gain employment in an IT related field.

Established    February 2010
Revised         March 2013
Effective        August 2013