Certificate requires 117 course hours.


NOTE: Beginning Winter Quarter 2016, the requirements for successfully completing the Web Design Certificate have been updated as follows:

  • Responsive Web Design is now a required course for certificate completion.
  • The previous requirement of 20 hours of elective courses has been eliminated.


Options to complete the Web Design Certificate for students previously enrolled:

If you enrolled in a web design course prior to Winter Quarter 2016, you may elect to complete the Web Design Certificate under the updated requirements, or the previous requirements.  Please contact if you are currently pursuing completion of the Web Design Certificate and would like to discuss these options further.


Required Courses

Course TitleQuarters Typically OfferedCourse Hours
Design PrinciplesSummer, Fall, Winter, Spring9
HTML and CSS: Level 1Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring21
HTML and CSS: Level 2Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring21
Design ToolsSummer, Fall, Winter, Spring18
Responsive Web DesignSummer, Fall, Winter, Spring18
Photoshop: Level 1Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring18
User Experience Design FundamentalsSummer, Fall, Winter, Spring18
Search Engine OptimizationSummer, Fall, Winter, Spring9
Web AccessibilitySummer, Fall, Winter, Spring9
Scripting for Web DesignersSummer, Fall, Spring21
jQuery FundamentalsSummer, Fall, Winter, Spring12
Web Design Certificate CapstoneSummer, Fall, Winter, Spring12


To assist in course planning, please consult the Visual Course Planning Guide for the recommended pathway for all required courses.
Planning guide flow chart