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Familiarize yourself with the fundamentals of web design. Students will discuss basic terminology, and identify internet components. In an intense overview of site planning, students will explore techniques of effective design and layout. Students will learn how to create web graphics, optimize them for website usage, and build their first websites using current web tools and best practices.

Note: This course is part of the Digital Arts Department's Professional Certificate in Graphic & Web Design and is only offered during the spring quarter. The full time, one year Professional Certificate in Graphic & Web Design offers comprehensive professional training in graphic design, Adobe software, user interface/user experience design, coding for the web, business development, and more. All students are required to formally apply and must be admitted to the program before taking courses. To learn more and apply, click here, attend a free information session, or email dac@ucsd.edu.

Course Number: ART-40333
Credit: 4.50 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Graphic and Web Design