• Program: Graphic Design
  • Course: XHTML
  • Course #: MGDP1265
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will introduce students to the basics of XHTML (the web markup language) and prepare them for more advanced studies. Students will learn XHTML from the ground up, beginning with solid HTML concepts. Standards-based instruction will stress designing for backward and forward compatibility, usability, and accessibility. Students will develop and publish Web pages that include XHTML techniques while using tables, frames, and forms.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Apply the basics of the World Wide Web coding standards
Apply basic text formatting
Assign internal and external hyperlinks
Use color for design schemes
Utilize images integrated with coding techniques for use in a web site
Demonstrate linking pathways
Compare ordered/unordered lists
Construct tables for tabular data
Explore cascading style sheets
Verify XHTML code using a validator
Determine web usability to web site design

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0901 and Qualifying score on computer literacy assessment test OR CPLT1200
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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