Part-time/Distance & Online Learning Certificate 6420cert

BCIT Web Technologies Certificate

This program provides advanced online courses in web technologies to complement the existing Associate Certificate in Web Technologies and to enhance the design skills of learners, particularly in the areas of usability, accessibility, and collaborative design. Advanced topics include Advanced Web Design, Advanced CSS, XML, jQuery, Advanced Flash, AJAX, PHP, and jQuery Mobile.

BCIT WEB TECHNOLOGIES CERTIFICATE
BCIT Credential: BCIT Certificate
Program Length: Course by course, Online
Program Start: September, January, April
Number of Courses: 16 courses, 45 credits
Major Projects:
  • Website design for a business
  • Create a personal portfolio
  • Program Entry

    The Web Technologies Certificate programs are offered through Part-time Studies and are available by single course registration. All the courses are offered three times a year with January, April and September start dates.

    Application processing

    Ongoing throughout the year.

    Program declaration

    To determine if the courses you intend to take will be applied towards a credential you must declare your program. This ensures that BCIT is aware of your intent to complete the program as it is currently outlined.

    Program declaration enables you to declare a program of study and outline the courses you plan to complete to meet the program requirements. Program declaration also provides the opportunity to apply for transfer credit. Upon approval, a confirmation letter will be mailed to you outlining your program of study.

    To declare your program, please submit the Part-time Program Declaration form [PDF]. This form is also available at Student Information and Enrolment Services. Please allow approximately six to eight weeks for processing.

    Scheduled intakes

    January, April and September

    Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition (PLAR)

    Students may request to have prior work experience or previously taken courses assessed for course exemption. Contact either Paul_Sawyer@bcit.ca, or Karen_Harvey@bcit.ca for further details on Prior Learning Assessment Recognition.

    Costs & Supplies

    Tuition fees

    Please see the Part-time Studies Fees page for information on tuition fees and refunds.

    Financial assistance

    Financial assistance may be available for this program. For more information, please contact Student Financial Aid and Awards.

    Courses

    **Please note that MDIA 3208 - Using New Media on the Web has been replaced with the new and updated course: MDIA 3209 - WordPress Content Management System and Mobile Design. If you have already completed MDIA 3208, you are not required to take MDIA 3209. If you have not completed MDIA 3208, you should take MDIA 3209 to complete the requirement.

    **Also, MDIA 4310 - Advanced Flash Web Design has been replaced with the new and updated course: MDIA 4312 - Web and Mobile Analytics.
    If you have already completed MDIA 4310, you are not required to take MDIA 4312. If you have not completed MDIA 4310, you should take MDIA 4312 to complete the requirement.

    Program delivery

    Registration for the courses in the program are done on an individual basis; delivered entirely online.

    Program matrix

    Check current availability of courses for this program.

    Required Courses: Credits
      MDIA 1205 Weaving the Web: Publishing on the Internet 1 3.0
      MDIA 2205 Weaving the Web: Publishing on the Internet 2 2.0
      MDIA 3201 Intermediate Cascading Stylesheets (CSS) 2.0
      MDIA 3203 Photoshop for Web Publishing 3.0
      MDIA 3206 Audio and Video Technologies for Web Publishing 2.0
      MDIA 3207 Using Scripting Language on the Web 3.0
      MDIA 3209 WordPress Content Management System and Mobile Design 3.0
      MDIA 4207 Web Design Business and Major Project 3.0
      MDIA 4303 Advanced Web Design 3.0
      MDIA 4304 Advanced Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) 3.0
      MDIA 4305 XML in Web Publishing 3.0
      MDIA 4307 jQuery in Web Publishing 3.0
      MDIA 4311 Responsive Web Design 3.0
      MDIA 4312 Web and Mobile Analytics 3.0
      MDIA 4325 Using PHP In Web Publishing 3.0
      MDIA 4340 Mobile Web Design using jQuery 3.0
     
    Total Credits: 45.0

    Check current availability of courses for this program.

    Transfer credit

    Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at BCIT? Check out BCIT's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.

    Program Details

    You will begin the program by creating a storyboard for a series of web pages, using effective presentation and navigation techniques. You will design and create your own web sites, which will employ images, sound and video clips, as well as Flash animation. At the end of the program, you will draw together all of your knowledge and skills and present them in a personal, online portfolio. The Web Technologies program will give you the skills and experience to:

    • Write computer code in HTML, XML and XHTML.
    • Create cascading style sheets (CSS).
    • Design and produce optimized web graphics.
    • Use Adobe Photoshop to adjust and optimize web images.
    • Create audio and video files for the web.
    • Create web animation with Adobe Flash.
    • Write computer code using JavaScript, DHTML, PHP and AJAX.
    • Work with ASP and ColdFusion scripting.

    Grading

    A minimum passing grade of 50% is required.

    Program location

    Courses are offered through distance and online learning.

    Graduating & Jobs

    Job opportunities


    As a Web Technologies graduate, you will have the skills and experience for entry-level positions as:
    • web designer
    • web developer
    • Flash developer
    • front end coder/developer
    • web editor
    • user interface tester
    • user interface designer
    • web producers/product manager
    • web site manager
    • webmaster
    • website content manager
    • search engine marketer
    • new media specialist
    • business operator
    Industries requiring these web professional skills include manufacturing, sales, high-tech industries, retail, health, business, transportation, advertising and professional services.

    Graduate employment outcomes

    The following link takes you to graduate outcome survey results containing mostly labour market results from the 2011-2013 BCIT Outcomes Surveys of 2010-2012 Graduates.
    Note: The survey results will be displayed in a separate browser window. To view these results, you need to have the Adobe Acrobat Reader installed in your Web browser.

    Apply for graduation

    Upon successful completion of all program requirements, complete an Application for BCIT Credential [PDF] and submit to Student Information and Enrolment Services.

    Allow approximately six to eight weeks for processing.

    All financial obligations to the Institute must be met prior to issuance of any credential.

    Faculty, Advisors & Staff

    BCIT recruits qualified faculty who have an ability to connect and communicate effectively with students.

    Our instructors enjoy working with people, have industry experience, successful teaching experience at the post secondary level, and may have a master’s degree or specialized competency in the area of their expertise. Some have actually written the texts and case books you will be using in your studies.

    Staff

    Randy Singer, Associate Dean
    Paul Sawyer, Part-time Studies Media Coordinator

    Faculty

    Katherine Berry, B.A., M.A.
    Mary Anne Conforti
    Rosemary Dolman, B.A.
    Dale McIntosh, Ph.D.
    Bonita M. Smith, B.A., M.Ed.
    Laurie Thiessen
    Mike Walton
    Janice Wood

    Contact Us

    Paul Sawyer, Program Head
    Paul_Sawyer@bcit.ca / 604-456-1011

    Angelina Shine, Program Assistant, Part-time Studies
    Angelina_Shine@bcit.ca / 604-451-7198

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