Web Design Certificate

The objective of this certificate is to provide students the knowledge and skill necessary for employment in entry-level positions in the field of Web Design. The certificate indicates that the student has acquired knowledge of Web page design and development with an emphasis on graphic and visual elements and the Web-specific Adobe Creative Suite applications.

Completion of the following 15-18 units qualifies the student for the Web Design Certificate.

Major/Program Requirements

Required Courses:

CIS 111Web Page Programming and Design


CIS 161Website Design and Programming Using Dreamweaver


CIS 162Introduction to Flash


CIS 163Introduction to PhotoShop


CIS 211Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) Web Design


Total Credit Hours:15

Recommended Courses:

CIS 180Computer Graphics with Adobe Illustrator


Total Credit Hours:1-3

Total Credit Hours: 15-18

A student receiving a certificate in this field will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively on a team project
  • Effectively listen and ask critical questions to identify customer requests, issues and concerns
  • Apply analytical and logical thinking to gathering and analyzing information, designing and testing solutions to problems, and formulating plans
  • Design and create a web site to meet the needs of a client