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  Oct 20, 2017
 
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Web Page Authoring Technical Certificate


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Technical Certificate
Contact Information:
Program Office 615-353-3390, E-mail: vis.com@nscc.edu

The Web Page Authoring Technical Certificate program provides students with entry-level skills for a variety of jobs that require Web page creation. An emphasis is placed on design issues and the front-end of Web site design. The program prepares students to work in studio and corporate settings.

Many of the courses are available via the Web, requiring students to attend campus only to take proctored exams. Online courses offer an asynchronous learning environment; students participate in class activities such as bulletin board discussions at different times of day and different days of the week. Weekly participation is required—the courses are not “self-paced.”

Graduates of the program should be able to:

  • Write HTML code to create a Web page with graphics and styled text.
  • Create and incorporate graphics that have been optimized for speedy transmission.
  • Design Web pages for ease of use and navigation.
  • Upload Web site pages to a server.
  • Understand legal issues as they apply to the Web.

Admission Requirements

Web Page Authoring is an online program—students must have a computer and Internet access. Students are expected to have a basic familiarity with computers and the Web. Visit www.nscc.edu/academics/online-learning/ for additional information about hardware and software standards and to determine whether online learning is right for you.

Career Opportunities

  • Web site creation firms
  • Advertising and public relations firms
  • Maintenance of a company or organization Web site

Transfer/Advising

Students who are interested in this field may wish to consider a Visual Communications Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree from NSCC with a concentration in Web Design. Students may also apply all of the courses in this certificate toward NSCC’s A.A.S. degree in General Technology. A student who plans to apply the certificate toward an A.A.S. degree should consult his/her advisor about articulation options.

Notice of Right to Retain Student Work

The Visual Communications program reserves the right to retain certain selected examples of student work for teaching purposes, promotional purposes, and as a part of its permanent collection.

Course Requirements


Students desiring to continue their education are encouraged to take ENGL 1010 - English Composition I* , MATH 1530 - Probability/Statistics* , and a Humanities Elective in addition to the required courses listed below.

Total Certificate Requirements: 24 Credits


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