Web Design

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Description

Are you interested in creating and configuring functional and extremely cool interactive media designs and experiences? If so, why not enter the fast-evolving field of Web development? The program is designed to prepare students for careers in Web design and technologies that make the Internet come to life.
You will learn to integrate the elements of audio, video, still images, animation, text and data for the delivery of interactive content. Students will use the leading computer-based hardware and software (such as Adobe Creative Cloud Suite).
Portfolios are developed to showcase individual achievements in Web site design, visual design, digital image manipulation, digital audio and video, animation, text, business and project management. The majors prepare students for career opportunities with corporations, organizations, educational institutions, government agencies, entertainment and advertising agencies in the field of multimedia and Web design. Students will configure and maintain live Web Sites and Wiki's.

Application

Applicants must complete a Southern Tech Application for Admission. Additional information and applications are available at the Southern Tech campus and online at www.sotech.edu. Enrollment for this career major is open to partnering High Schools (juniors/seniors) and Adults.

Tuition

High School Student: Free. Adult Student (in-district): $3.00 per hour; Adult Student (Out-of-District): $6 per hour; and Adult Student (Out-of-State): $9 per hour. Additional costs may include books, supplies, and miscellaneous fees.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financial aid and scholarships are available for qualifying students.

Program/Courses/Hours

Video Web Design Fundamentals
Fundamentals of Technology 120
Fundamentals of Web Design 120
Multimedia and Image Management Techniques 120
Design Tools and Electronic Marketing Strategies 120
Career Major Capstone 1 45
Total Hours 525
Estimated time to complete (Half Time) 1 year
 
Web Design Advanced
Fundamentals of Technology 120
Fundamentals of Web Design 120
Multimedia and Image Management Techniques 120
Design Tools and Electronic Marketing Strategies 120
Career Major Capstone 1 45
Advanced Design Techniques 120
Web Scripting Foundations 120
Database Design and Programming 120
Advanced Career Major Capstone 165
Total Hours 1050
Estimated time to complete (Full Time) 1 year
Estimated time to complete (Half Time 2 years

 

Certifications and/or Credentials

► ACA (Adobe Certified Associate) Web Communication with Using Adobe Dreamweaver
ACA Visual Communication Using Adobe Photoshop
ACA Interactive Media Using Adobe Flash Professional
NCRC: WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certification

Certifications may vary by Program and are subject to change without notice.

Student Organization:

BPA 

Schedule:

Adults (Half Time) 8:00-11:00 AM or 12:30-3:30 PM; Adults (Full Time) 8:00-11:00 AM and 12:30-3:30 PM; High School Students 8:15-11:00 AM or 12:45-3:30 PM (students are encouraged to attend 8:00-8:15 AM or 12:30-12:45 PM for curriculum enrichment)

Employment Options:

The following list is associated with the approved SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) for this program and does not necessarily represent immediate opportunities; additional training may be required for some options listed.

Designer, Technology Applications Engineer, Web Architect, Web Design Specialist, Web Designer, Web Developer, Web Development Director, Web Development Instructor, Webmaster – Approximate Pay Potential: $14-57/Hour. (source: https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1134.00):

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