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Web Design

Web Design Degree

Occupational Associate Degree

About Web Design

This career-focused program gives students the opportunity to attain the technical skills needed to work in the web design and web development industries.

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Program Highlights:

In today’s world the internet is the fastest growing source of information. For this reason the demand for innovative and creative web pages and web sites has grown immensely. Students in this dynamic program examine and train on software and design programs that are considered the standards in the industry. Among the courses taught in the Web Design Associate Degree program are:

• Adobe Photoshop
• Vector-Based Drawing
• Structured Query Language
• Web Frameworks
• Designing for E-Commerce
• Basic Mobile App Development
• Multimedia Design

The Web Design program is available Online and at all Laurus College locations:

San Luis Obispo
Santa Maria

Web development requires a broad spectrum of technical skills including multiple programming languages, image development and implementation, movie and animation loading to the web, graphics applications, and web page formatting. Upon completion of the Web Design program, students may compete for entry-level work in the fields of web development and design.

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Learning Goals:

Upon completion of the Web Design Occupational Associate degree, students should be able to:

• Create a multi-column HTML/CSS solution using a text editor.
• Create and implement an online store using WordPress.
• Create and implement a custom bootstrap based WordPress theme.
• Design a new site or redesign an existing site to improve usability.
• Design a logo or other similar graphic design project.
• Demonstrate the ability to improve the aesthetics of a graphic.
• Create a short banner animation and a simple mobile application.
• Use jQuery to connect to an online API and display the retrieved data.
• Use PHP to create a simple token based login system.
• Perform scholarly research.

It’s as easy as 1-2-3!

Step One

Apply Online.
Start the Application Process by Completing the Online Application Form

Step Two

Set up an Appointment.
Meet with an Admissions Representative (Online appointments available)

Step 3

Enroll for the Next Term.
New Classes start on February 5!

Take the 1st step and complete the online application today by clicking here!

Career Summary:

Web Design professionals design, create, and modify web sites. This includes analyzing user needs to implement web site content, graphics, performance, and capacity, and may also involve integrating web sites with other computer applications. Web designers also convert written, graphic, audio, and video components to compatible web formats by using software designed to facilitate the creation of web and multimedia content.

Potential Careers:

Web Designer
Web Developer
Digital Marketing Assistant
Graphic Designer
Social Media Coordinator

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Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Advertising and Promotions Managers
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SOC Code: 11-2011.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Online Merchants
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SOC Code: 13-1199.06

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Computer Programmers
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 15-1131.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Web Developers
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SOC Code: 15-1134.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Web Administrators
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 15-1199.03

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Search Marketing Strategists
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 15-1199.10

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 25-1194.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Art Directors
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 27-1011.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Multimedia Artists and Animators
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 27-1014.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Graphic Designers
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 27-1024.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Desktop Publishers
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 43-9031.00

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