Designing for Accessibility (CSDS 111)

Learn to remove accessibility barriers in design to ensure equality and inclusion of access and experience for differently abled bodies. This course explores the value of accessibility, different disability types, assistive technologies, accessibility regulations and the language of accessibility for digital products. You will examine and apply various Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), discover how to test for and document accessibility issues by applying several manual and automated accessibility testing methods, and present your recommendations for valuable, intuitive, and accessible digital content and interfaces. By the end of the course, you will have designed a compelling, accessible, and responsive high-fidelity wireframe or prototype that demonstrates your knowledge of accessible design.

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Contact Hours

30 course hours (3 hours per class)

Prior Learning

To fully benefit from this course, some prior knowledge of UX Design or UI Design is strongly recommended.

Courses offered that meet Prior Learning Requirements

Tuition + Materials

Tuition is $645.15. Download your detailed materials list before your first class.

Course Format

Course offerings are available online (synchronous) and on campus. View schedule for current and upcoming formats.


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