Diploma: Specialized Web Design and Development

Diploma: Specialized Web Design & Development


When you complete the Diploma: Specialized Web Design you will have acquired knowledge as a web designer and a web developer. Your skills will include HTML/CSS, PHP, JavaScript, Search Engine Optimization, dynamic content, social networking, usability, and designing a functional website for multiple devices.

The specialized web design and development diploma program starts with an overview of the digital media field with introductory courses in web design (HTML/CSS) and animation (Maya®) enabling you to gain a full understanding of a platform in the digital media field.

In this program, you will learn how to apply your knowledge to the creation of effective and efficient animated web sites. In doing so, you will incorporate interactive digital media elements, web programming techniques, and web animation while applying design principles and aesthetics. The method of instruction will be a combination of lecture, guided exercises and application of skills to the complete projects.

Specialized Web Design Program prepares you for entry-level positions as: web graphic designer, web interface designer and developer with basic video editing and basic 3D skills.

Program Cost

Program Courses


  • An Associate Degree in Graphic Design from Platt College or equivalent
  • Proficiency in Photoshop®, Illustrator®, HTML/CSS, Design Skills & Typography
  • An acceptable professional or educational portfolio


  • IA104 Introduction to Animation
  • IV104 Introduction to Digital Video
  • IW104 Fundamentals of Web


  • WP310 Programming for Designers
  • WC300 Web Campaign Implementation
  • WP300 Scripting for the Web


  • PP200 Portfolio Project

Upon successful completion of Term 4 and Term 5 and PP200, students will have completed 33 semester credit hours (700 hours of instruction) and will be issued a Diploma: Specialized Web Design.