Media Arts and Technologies @ MiraCosta College


MAT 225 | Web Design 3: Custom Sites and Professional Practices

3 Units
Advisories: MAT 165
Prerequisites: None
Acceptable for Credit: CSU
Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 3 hours
Course Typically Offered: Fall

In this advanced course, students plan, design, and develop complex, real-world, custom websites in a team environment using modern web standards, professional practices, and workflows. Students integrate HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP programming skills and learn how to customize and create WordPress themes. Additional topics include working with clients, user experience design (UX), site planning and research, content strategy, information architecture development, user interface design (UI), usability analysis, and emerging industry trends.