Dynamic Web Site Design
- Program Code:
- Engineering & Information Technology
- Academic Year:
- 2017 / 2018
- Accelerated Delivery?
About the ProgramEvery company today has some form of web presence and is in need of experienced individuals that can help increase web site traffic and user retention through creating simplified user experiences. From the initial wireframe to the final working prototype stage, you will learn to apply current industry best practices to create accessible, intuitive, interactive web sites. While in this program, utilizing a comprehensive approach, you will develop a standardized process that can be applied to any web-centric project to address user and organizational requirements. Using current programming applications, you will learn to create professional websites that include engaging animations with interactive multimedia effects.
Program InformationLength: 45-week Certificate program
Delivery Sequence: Doon (Kitchener) - September/2017 - Fall
Location: Doon (Kitchener)
Start: September and January
First-Year Capacity: 18
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or 19 years of age or older with mature student status (See Mature Student definition for details.)
- Grade 12 compulsory English, C or U, or equivalent, OR Conestoga College Preparatory Communications (COMM1270)
- Grade 12 Mathematics, C or U, or equivalent, OR Conestoga College Preparatory Mathematics (MATH1375)
- For more information on preparatory programs, visit Academic Upgrading
Note re: Admission Requirements
- Applicants are advised that mathematical skills at a grade 12 C level, the ability to use Windows, and analytical and problem-solving skills are necessary for successful completion of this program.
- Meet with the program contact person for an interview. (Carol Schlievert: email@example.com)
- Bring proof of the admission requirements.
- Submit a completed Conestoga College Program Application Form.
Tuition & Fees
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Financial AssistanceFinancial Assistance is not available for this program.
Graduate OpportunitiesGraduates will typically find employment as a web technician, database administrator, internet web site administrator. They could be employed in computer software development firms, information technology consulting firms and in information technology units throughout the private and public sectors.
For more details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, see the Government of Canada website: http://www.workingincanada.gc.ca
Pathways & Credit TransferConestoga pathways enable students to build on their academic achievements in order to earn a degree or additional credential. Pathways are formed through agreements between Conestoga programs or partner institutions.
Often applicants have earned credits from another college or university that may allow a student to be granted advanced standing or exemption. Learn more about credit transfer opportunities at Conestoga.
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- Design normalized databases and the associated interfaces to update/retrieve data from various end points.
- Use a variety of client-side and server-side development languages to program and debug Internet applications.
- Identify common web application vulnerabilities and potential methods to ensure the security of your network.
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