Introductory Web Design (CSWD 101)

Start on a path toward future studies in web development and design, or create your own personal or business website. Designed for beginners with no experience or technical knowledge, this course introduces essential skills for website design. Offering an overview of web browsers, web servers and foundations of the web, this course emphasizes responsive web design, including adaptive web page content and layouts for a variety of web browsers and electronic devices. You will learn basic HTML and CSS to create dynamic web pages, or customize WordPress templates. By the end of this course you’ll be able to describe the structure and functionality of the web and have a working model for creating your own website.

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Contact Hours

30 course hours (3 hours per class)

Prior Learning

To fully benefit from this course, basic computer literacy is required.

Courses offered that meet Prior Learning Requirements


Tuition + Materials

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

Course Formats

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


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