Web developers work on teams that bring websites to life by creating effective interface and navigation based on purposeful design and development. The Bellevue College Web Development Certificate Program was developed by respected Web developers, managers, and programmers to target the skills critical to success in today’s marketplace.
See an overview table of required and elective courses in the program for more details. Courses in the program may be taken individually or as part of the full certificate program.
The program offers hands-on professional training in the most current industry practices and emphasizes learning by doing. Instructors are respected professionals currently working in the field.
Students may choose from a broad range of electives including advanced C#. Separate electives also cover programs such as Dreamweaver, Flash, Java, jQuery, web services using .NET, and WordPress. Other elective courses are devoted to search engine optimization and web analytics.
The program culminates in a final course that focuses on completing the Capstone Project, in which students synthesize the skills and knowledge from the certiicate courses while developing their website. The project highlights the skills acquired in the other courses in the program and helps the student to prepare for a final class presentation on their site. Satisfactory completion of the Web Development Capstone Project is required to receive the Web Development Certificate.
The program’s small classes let our instructors give students personal attention. Classes are taught during evenings and weekends to accommodate the schedules of working professionals. Our flexible program lets you start any quarter you like and finish at your own pace. You can take as few as one or two classes a week. Although the program can be completed in as little as a year, you may take as long as 2 years to earn your certificate.
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This class introduces algorithm techniques and data structures for new .NET developers with development experience but no formal computer sc... More »
Study C# programming in a Console environment using Visual Studio. Apply the .NET Framework and object-oriented programming principles to cr... More »
Learn C# programming in a Console environment using Visual Studio. Develop skills in designing and writing C# computer programs using file p... 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 »
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 »
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 »
Create queries using a standard structured query language (SQL) that is applicable to almost any relational database. Students will get hand... More »
The final capstone project utilizes all the skills learned throughout the Web Development Certificate Program. This project will form a cent... More »
eXtensible Markup Language (XML) is one of the most common tools used to transmit data over the internet and between applications. Extend yo... More »
Study C# programming in a Console and Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) environment using Visual Studio. Develop skills in designing an... More »
Apply advanced CSS techniques to enhance the appearance and usability of your website. Learn how to create vertical and horizontal navigatio... More »
Apply effective web design principles to mobile websites. Topics: how users approach mobile websites, designing for small screen sizes, crea... 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 »
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Skilled web designers are adept at crafting sites to provide an optimal viewing experience—easy reading and navigation with a minimum of r... 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 »
Design web sites that maximize the user’s positive interaction with the site. This boot-camp style, project-based class simulates the work... 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 »
Web services extend the World Wide Web infrastructure to provide the means for software to connect to other software applications. Applicati... 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 »
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