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Web Design & Development

The Web Design certificates focus on building and maintaining professional and effective websites. Various tools and techniques for web editing, graphics and marketing are presented.

The Web Developer certificate focuses on building interactive, data driven websites using both client-side and server-side technologies. Acquire an understanding of database design and use, develop basic programming skills, and attain a solid foundation in the construction of websites.

Web Design and Development - Upcoming Classes

Class Name

Enhance your ability to control the looks and functionality by learning to use the new HTML5 structural elements. Use code to add graphics, links, and tables to your pages, and explore the power of CSS to format text consistently and quickly. Gain an understanding of how HTML5 works and practice using FTP to upload your pages to a live Web server. Prerequisites: 51101 or 54101 or basic computer experience, and Internet experience.

Section Spring 1

58111
$395
02/04/2020 - 02/13/2020
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Jeff Brody
CE South Building

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Using fundamental and free web design tools, create a website for personal or business use. Employ strategies for planning your site, creating and linking individual web pages, and adding images for visual appeal. Use styles to change background colors and fonts to develop your own theme. Prerequisites: Basic computer and Internet experience.

Section Spring 1

58011
$175
02/11/2020 - 02/13/2020
Tue, Thu 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM
Denise Weaver Ross
CE South Building

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WordPress is a free, open source publishing system that allows users without technical expertise in design and development to create and manage a blog with ease. But more than blogs, WordPress can be used as a Content Management System (CMS) for a variety of websites. Learn how to set up and configure WordPress to meet your needs, whether for a blog, a personal site or a business site. Choose themes and plugins to further enhance and customize WordPress. Prerequisite: 58101 or 58111 or equivalent experience.

Section spring 1

58231
$269
02/18/2020 - 02/25/2020
Tue, Thu 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM
Denise Weaver Ross
CE South Building

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Increase your practical knowledge of HTML, including using CSS to create imaginative web page layouts. Learn to use tables and forms in your website, and explore more uses of CSS, including its ability to format every page in a website with a single style sheet, and an introduction to CSS positioning properties. Finally, take a look at how HTML interacts with other Web technologies such as JavaScript and PHP. Prerequisite: 58111 or equivalent experience.

Section Spring 1

58112
$395
02/20/2020 - 03/03/2020
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Jeff Brody
CE South Building

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Build dynamic and interactive web pages using JavaScript. Develop a familiarity with fundamental scripting concepts such as variables, functions, and loops. Learn how to create image rollovers and pop‐up windows, and use the Document Object Model (DOM) for basic client web applications. Prerequisite: 58111. Suggested: 58112 or 58401.

Section Spring 1

58411
$395
03/17/2020 - 03/31/2020
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Jeff Brody
CE South Building

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Learn how the cool tricks get done with HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript. We will learn about semantic elements such as nav, header and footer, and find out about native browser features such as audio, video, and the form input elements. Then we'll explore advanced features of CSS3 like drop shadows, rounded corners, and web fonts. We will conclude with an exploration of some of the Web APIs like canvas, drag‐and‐drop and web storage. Prerequisites: 58411. Recommended: 84071 or a basic understanding of Javascript.

Section Spring 1

58415
$395
04/01/2020 - 04/22/2020
Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Jeff Brody
CE South Building

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Get an introduction to the open‐source web programming language, PHP, and discover why so many web developers prefer to use it with MySQL (an open‐source database technology) for their data‐driven applications. Learn the basics of the PHP language and how to use PHP to generate your HTML. Get acquainted with the MySQL database, and learn to use PHP and MySQL together. Develop real world web‐based applications in class. Prerequisite: 58111 or equivalent experience.

Section spring 1

59411
$395
04/06/2020 - 04/27/2020
Mon 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Jeff Brody
CE South Building

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Tuition Assistance

Tuition Assistance may be available if you are unemployed, a veteran or veteran’s spouse, or a person with a disability. Other options include education loans. For more funding options, and contact information, please visit our Loans and Financial Aid page.


UNM Tuition Remission

UNM Staff, Faculty & Retirees: You may use your Professional Development Tuition Remission for Web Design & Development classes.

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