• Program: Graphic Design
  • Course: Web Design & Development II
  • Course #: MGDP2050
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces intermediate HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) concepts including positioning and layout, responsive design, CSS3 concepts, and basic scripting. The learner will build an effective and dynamic navigation system, learn how to use page layout, work with typography, colors, backgrounds, and use white space. The course will use a project-based approach, follow industry's best practices, and the learner will design and develop a fully functional web site for a semester project. The learner will examine user experience by conducting user research, developing user personas and evaluating scenarios. They will also utilize information architecture, user interface design, prototype creation, and usability testing and analysis.

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:
Demonstrate the ability to separate design elements from content
Utilize advanced positioning using CSS techniques
Differentiate the differences in Browser compatibilities
Demonstrate knowledge of web design industry best-practices
Apply responsive design techniques to create web sites that work across platforms and devices
Produce two complete web sites using varying designs
Design drop down menus for dynamic navigation
Utilize User Experience Scenarios
Use CSS3 (Cascading Style Sheets) in two varying designs
Demonstrate use of media queries

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  MGDP1250
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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