Web developers design and create websites, manage website speed and performance, and create website content. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2015), web development is the fastest growing career in today’s economy. Employment of web developers is projected to grow 27% from 2014 to 2024. Web development offers freedom and flexibility; one out of seven web developers are self-employed. The average salary for web developers was $64,970 in 2015.
6 Month Full Stack Web Development Certificate
In this course, you will gain the foundational knowledge needed to create a full stack (browser side & server side) application/website. Through this knowledge, you can start your path to a career in web development. You will be taught the fundamentals that can help you pass a technical interview and gain employment as a Full Stack Web Developer. By the end of this course, you will be able to build your own Social Network type Website, or build your Portfolio Website, or your own Content Website, or whatever your passion might be (you can build a site for it!).
The first part of the course will focus on HTML & CSS, with a focus on basic knowledge and proper formatting and responsiveness of web pages.
Along with the previous material, students will also learn the basics of the command line, the basics of github (code collaboration website), and how to properly host your website on the internet.
All of the material that is taught in this class is necessary in order for the student to understand the full web development stack, and is also essential for technical employment and preparing students with the necessary knowledge to be a proficient web developer in the field.
Critical thinking will be required as part of this class. 8-12 hours of coding and studying per week outside of class is necessary in order to learn the material and keep up with the pace of the class.
Technologies/Concepts to be learned
HTML (Hypertext Markup Language)
CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
Twitter Bootstrap (CSS Library)
Mac - Terminal
Windows - Git Bash
Git (Command Line tool used to collaborate with Github)
Github (Code Collaboration Website)
Heroku (Free Hosting tool)
Shared Hosting with Namecheap (Hosting your own .com Website)
Google Firebase (Front-End Database)
MySql (Database Technology)
MySql Developer (Database UI)
Certificate Program Tuition: $2,850.00