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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

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 FAA‐PD

58231
$249
09/26/2019 - 10/03/2019
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Denise Weaver Ross
CE South Building

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Major companies like Google and Apple develop all of their products using a user‐centered design approach. Using this approach to understand and refine the user experience (UX) results in more effective products that outperform system‐centered designs. Understanding UX research and design methods is now an expectation of most software and web development companies. Learn how to research who your users really are and what they truly need. Prerequisite: 51101 or 54101 or basic computer experience.

Section FAA‐PD

58208
$149
10/07/2019 - 10/09/2019
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Elisa Valdez
CE South Building

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Sqaurespace is an affordable SaaS‐based content management system (CMS) which is composed of a website builder, blogging platform and hosting service that allows users without technical expertise in design and development to create and manage a website or blog with ease. Learn how to set up and configure Squarespace to meet your needs, whether for a blog, a personal site, business site or an ecommerce site. Prerequisites: Basic computer and Internet experience.

Section FAA‐PD

58015
$95
10/22/2019
Tue 9:00 AM ‐ 12:00 PM
Daniel Norton
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 FAA‐PD

58411
$395
10/28/2019 - 11/06/2019
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Jeff Brody
CE South Building

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In this class we'll learn about JQuery, JSON, and AJAX and create a fully functioning, event‐ and data‐driven application that you could actually use. Topics covered include connecting to a data source, iterating over JSON data, drag and drop DOM elements, using event listeners, and applying CSS. Prerequisite: 58411 or equivalent experience.

Section FAA‐PD

58412
$395
11/11/2019 - 11/20/2019
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Jeff Brody
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 FAB‐PD

58231
$249
11/19/2019 - 11/26/2019
Tue, Thu 9:00 AM ‐ 12:00 PM
Denise Weaver Ross
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 FAA‐PD

59411
$395
11/25/2019 - 12/04/2019
Mon, Wed 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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