COM 4010: Web Design

Description

(Software required: Adobe CC) (Hardware required: Mac computer with specs listed at www.waldorf.edu/Online/Academics/Programs-of-Study/Communications) This course will explore the basics of designing and developing functioning web pages. Students will also examine effective interface design and target marketing along with client development, user experience, and usability. Software used in this course includes Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe Illustrator CC, Adobe Muse CC, and WordPress.

Objectives

  1. Analyze the steps for creating websites from concept of design to implementation.
  2. Evaluate the target audience experience in web design to produce better end projects.
  3. Evaluate solutions in web design to determine if it suits the intended purpose.
  4. Examine existing websites, deconstructing the elements that work and those that do not.
  5. Create your own web design projects based on web design concepts and techniques.

PreRequisites

  1. COM 1010
  2. COM 1020
  3. COM 2010

Textbook(s)

Web design: Introductory (Rev: 4)

Publisher: Course Technology (2012)
Author: Shelly, G.B., & Campbell, J.T.
ISBN: 978-0538482400
Price: $104.79

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact Student Services at students@waldorf.edu