Certificate of Completion in Web Design

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

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Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems Critical course CS 3
CIS120DF Introduction to Adobe Photoshop 3
CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I Critical course Gateway course 3
CIS136 Content Management Systems: WordPress 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS166AA Introduction to Javascript 3
CIS233DA Internet/Web Development Level II 3
CIS235 E-Commerce 3
ADA/ART183 or
(ART100 and
ART181)
or
ART112
Digital Graphic Arts I or (Introduction to Digital Arts and Graphic Design I) or Two-Dimensional Design 3–4

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS120DB Introduction to Adobe Illustrator 3
CIS120DA or
CIS120DK
Introduction to Adobe Premiere or Introduction to Digital Video Editing 3
CIS138DA Desktop Design and Publishing Using Adobe InDesign 3
CIS220DF Adobe Photoshop Level II: Advanced Digital Imaging 3
RE Restricted Electives Select 2 to 6 credits in consultation with your program advisor to further develop skills in the areas of Adobe, Art, Social Media, Marketing, Business and/or Multimedia 2–6

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

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Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems Critical course CS 3
CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I Critical course Gateway course 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS120DF Introduction to Adobe Photoshop 3
CIS233DA Internet/Web Development Level II 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS136 Content Management Systems: WordPress 3
CIS166AA Introduction to Javascript 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS235 E-Commerce 3
ADA/ART183 or
(ART100 and
ART181)
or
ART112
Digital Graphic Arts I or (Introduction to Digital Arts and Graphic Design I) or Two-Dimensional Design 3–4

Term 5

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 5
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS120DB Introduction to Adobe Illustrator 3
CIS138DA Desktop Design and Publishing Using Adobe InDesign 3

Term 6

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 6
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS120DA or
CIS120DK
Introduction to Adobe Premiere or Introduction to Digital Video Editing 3
CIS220DF Adobe Photoshop Level II: Advanced Digital Imaging 3

Term 7

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 7
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
RE Restricted Electives Select 2 to 6 credits in consultation with your program advisor to further develop skills in the areas of Adobe, Art, Social Media, Marketing, Business and/or Multimedia 2–6

Course Area Key

Gateway Course = Generally the first major-specific course in a pathway.

Critical Course = A course that is highly predictive of future success in a pathway.