Media Arts and Technologies @ MiraCosta College


Mat 125 | Web Design 1: Fundamentals

3 Units
Advisories: Basic computer experience, CSIT 100 or equivalent
Prerequisites: None
Acceptable for Credit: CSU, UC
Lecture 2.5 hours, Laboratory 1.5 hours
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, and Summer

This course introduces the fundamentals of building webpages, including HTML coding, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), image optimization, web typography, interface design, basic JavaScript, and Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) for uploading websites. Students also learn about browser and platform issues, modern coding best practices, responsive design, and management techniques for personal websites.

Web design skills are required component in the designers toolbox and are directly applicable to many courses in MAT, and MAT125 is one of the foundation courses within MAT. It is recommended that you complete this course within your first semester in MAT, or as soon as possible after that.