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Computer Essentials for Web Design

All designers are expected to be proficient in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Graphic designers must know Adobe InDesign and can no longer ignore the web. If your computer skills have not caught up with the times, this certificate program is for you.

Not all courses are offered every semester.
Links direct you to current offerings.

All courses listed are required in order to complete these certificate programs, unless otherwise noted.


Required courses
CTB 002   The Mac: Basics and Beyond (or similar experience)
CTD 600   HTML
CTD 605   Cascading Style Sheets
CTD 606   HTML5 and CSS3
CTD 610   Dreamweaver I
CTD 611   Dreamweaver II
CTD 612   JavaScript
CTD 613   WordPress
CTD 615   Web Accessibility (GUI)
CTD 616   User Interface and User Experience Basics
CTD 617   Gamification
CTD 641   Search Engine Optimization

Students interested in a Professional Development Certificate of completion must file an affidavit form after completing the first course in the certificate. This will also enable you to obtain your official FIT ID. You may obtain this form from the instructor of your first course or by contacting Andrea Adkins-Miller from Certificate Programs at You may also pick it up from the Center for Professional Studies, located in the Pomerantz Center, room D130.
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