Bellevue College Continuing Education offers a full suite of web design courses that can be taken as standalone units or as part of our Web Design Certificate Program. Our courses were created by an advisory board of web designers and managers from the area’s leading employers and by a team of instructors with deep industry experience.
Learn details about our certificate program in web design.
See an overview of required and elective courses in the program.
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This course introduces Adobe's HTML 5 authoring tool for creating interactive and animated web content. Create web content that displays con... More »
Enhance the look and feel of your website using cascading style sheets for formatting web pages. Study correct style sheet syntax and how to... More »
Apply advanced CSS techniques to enhance the appearance and usability of your website. Learn how to create vertical and horizontal navigatio... More »
This course is designed for artists interested in color theory fundamentals and the practical application of color in graphic design. Learn ... More »
Explore the planning and design phase of creating a user-focused website. This course provides the steps to take before you build your websi... More »
This course is designed for writers who want to learn how to write effective web content. Students will learn how to focus on the reader, se... More »
In this project-based course, you will use Dreamweaver’s tools to create a website. Topics: setting up the Dreamweaver environment, defini... More »
Discover the basic concepts of Flash for design and development of media. Learn how to use drawing tools, import images, create vector graph... More »
HTML gives you the building blocks to create your own web pages in this hands-on course. Use these blocks to create a basic web page with te... More »
Build on the skills learned in the HTML: Level 1 and CSS: Level 1 classes to develop more advanced web pages. You'll explore additional feat... More »
Illustrator is a powerful vector illustration tool used to create artwork for the Web and print media. Topics: creating and editing shapes, ... More »
Illustrator is a vector-drawing environment for creating graphics that scale across media. Capture your vision with shapes, color, effects, ... More »
InDesign is the benchmark tool for producing print-based brochures, flyers, business cards, or newsletters at your home or office. Topics in... More »
Practice authoring interactive media and Web applications using HTML5 and its canvas tag. This project based course would begin with simple ... More »
Photoshop offers an impressive array of tools for editing digital photos, scanned photographs and creating photorealistic images. This is an... More »
This course builds on the basic skills covered in the Photoshop: Level 1 class. Topics: using Adobe Bridge, processing images with camera ra... More »
Skilled web designers are adept at crafting sites to provide an optimal viewing experience—easy reading and navigation with a minimum of r... More »
This course is designed as an introduction to web page scripting for the designer. Students will learn how and when web page scripting is us... More »
If you build it, will they come? This class will outline what you can do to help people find your website. Discover the steps you can take t... More »
This boot-camp style, project-based class simulates the work of the design team in implementing user experience design principles when plann... More »
Study the current guidelines and requirements for making a website accessible to users with disabilities. Section 508 of the Rehabilitation ... More »
Use proven methods to evaluate the success of your website and identify its strengths and weaknesses. Apply relevant data to streamline your... More »
This last required class in the Web Design Certificate Program helps prepare students for their final presentation. Combine all the elements... More »
This class focuses on optimizing graphics for effective and efficient presentation on a website. Optimization techniques include selecting a... More »
WordPress is a free and open source online application used by professional designers to create websites. Though it is commonly used to writ... More »
Create a dynamic website using WordPress and cloud hosting. WordPress a powerful blogging platform that runs more the 10% of all web sites ... More »
Designed for students who have taken at least two web design classes, this session will help you determine next steps and plan your path to ... More »
At the Women in Tech panel discussion during Seattle Startup Week, Dean Janis Machala shared eight tips on how to form and develop relationships with mentors. Read more. . .
Former Continuing Ed student Robin Avni cited our software training as a key driver in her career transition from print designer to digital media strategist. Read more. . .
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