Sep 29, 2023  
2023-2024 Course Catalog 
2023-2024 Course Catalog

Web Design Diploma

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Total Credits: 48

Major Number: 5870
CIP Code: 11.0801

Program Description

The Web Design Diploma prepares students for careers in web design. The program places a strong emphasis on creativity and design. Students are introduced to front and development concepts. Using industry standard software, students learn to build content in HTML5, CSS3 and other modern web languages. A host of web development frameworks along with working knowledge and understanding of modern web design trends, UI/UX, responsive design and the implementation of iterative design processes are explored to better equip students with the skills necessary to execute their designs and compete for jobs designing and developing websites in the web design industry.

This program is part of the Visual Communications Careers area, and its courses do not transfer to a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree or a Bachelor of Science without special arrangements.

Program Prerequisites


Special Instructions


Program Requirements

Program Information

General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

See Century College Policy

Program Note


Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships

See the Century College website for information regarding transfer.
This program is intended primarily for employment preparation rather than transfer to a four-year institution. Some courses may not transfer to a number of four-year colleges. If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals, look at programs designed for transfer, and develop a plan. Articulation agreements exist with Bemidji State University, Metropolitan State University, and Minnesota State University - Moorhead.

Program Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate web design and development skills that meet entry level industry standards.
  2. Demonstrate proficiency with technology related to the area of web design and development.
  3. Prepare and demonstrate a portfolio of work for the annual VCC Program Portfolio Show.
  4. Create flexible and responsive websites that reflective of entry level industry standards.

Program Contact Information

Tunji Akanbi 651.779.3421 Room 2405 East

Sample Plan

Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.


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