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Introduction to Web Development COMP 1850

Computer Systems Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​This hands-on course provides an introduction to basic web technologies, including scripting with HTML5 and CSS3. COMP 1850 is the foundation for several advanced web courses in BCIT Computing. Students are shown how to hand code web pages according to W3C standards using HTML plus style text and content with CSS. In addition to learning the foundational web scripting languages, students receive an introduction to web interface design concepts. Information architecture, and basic interactivity using web forms will also be discussed. There is a brief introduction to JavaScript and the concept of the DOM (Document Object Model). Labs and exercises focus on how to build fluid layouts using CSS flexbox and grid. Students will also create mobile phone and tablet friendly websites using modern mobile-first responsive web development techniques. COMP 1850 is a required course for Web Development Fundamentals and several Associate Certificates including: Applied Web Development, AWD; Applied Computer Information Systems, ACIS; Applied Computer Applications, ACA; Technical Writing, some Business programs, as well as the Computer Systems Certificate, CSC. By the end of this course successful students will be able to design, develop, and deploy effective modern and responsive web sites. After completing COMP 1850 students are prepared to move on to the next level COMP 2132 -Web Development with JavaScript..

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$482.72 - $523.58 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below are five offerings of COMP 1850 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 71744

Duration

Mon Jan 08 - Mon Apr 08 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 71744
  • Domestic fees $482.72
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 08 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

Jeff Parker

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$482.72

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Course is 36 hours synchronous online classes. Late registration is not permitted. No class February 19 (Family Day) and April 1 (Easter).
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

CRN 49028

Duration

Tue Jan 09 - Tue Mar 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 49028
  • Domestic fees $509.83
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 26 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Downtown DTC Rm. 484
Instructor

Chris Harris

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$509.83

Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. Course is 36 hours on campus. Late registration is not permitted.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

CRN 80062

Duration

Wed Jan 10 - Wed Mar 27 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 80062
  • Domestic fees $482.72
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 27 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

Jeff Parker

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$482.72

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Course is 36 hours synchronous online classes. Late registration is not permitted.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

CRN 70400

Duration

Thu Jan 11 - Thu Apr 04 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 70400
  • Domestic fees $482.72
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Apr 04 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Dave Tanchak

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$482.72

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Course is 36 hours synchronous online classes. Late registration is not permitted. The start and end dates have been changed from Jan 11 – Mar 28 to Jan 11 – Apr 4. No class Jan 18.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

CRN 86164

Duration

Tue Jan 16 - Tue Apr 02 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 86164
  • Domestic fees $482.72
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 16 - Apr 02 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Lynda Williams

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$482.72

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This course section is delivered entirely online asynchronously. There are no scheduled class times. Course is 36 hours. The typical total commitment for this course is 8-10 hours each week. Late registration is not permitted.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are six offerings of COMP 1850 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 61791

Duration

Wed Apr 10 - Wed Jun 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 61791
  • Domestic fees $509.83
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jun 26 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 370
Instructor

Jeff Parker

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$509.83

Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. Course is 36 hours on campus. Late registration is not permitted.
Status

CRN 55110

Duration

Thu Apr 18 - Thu Jul 04 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 55110
  • Domestic fees $482.72
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 18 - Jul 04 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Dave Tanchak

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$482.72

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Course is 36 hours synchronous online classes. Late registration is not permitted.
Status

CRN 54149

Duration

Mon Apr 29 - Mon Jul 29 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 54149
  • Domestic fees $482.72
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 29 - Jul 29 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

Jeff Parker

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$482.72

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Course is 36 hours synchronous online classes. Late registration is not permitted. No class May 20 (Victoria Day) and July 1 (Canada Day).
Status

CRN 56881

Duration

Mon Apr 29 - Mon Jun 10 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 56881
  • Domestic fees $509.83
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 29 - Jun 10 Mon, Wed 13:00 - 16:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 484
Instructor

Jeff Parker

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$509.83

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. Please email cstflex@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. This is an intensive 6 week delivery course, it covers the same material as our 12-week offering. Students must attend 2 classes and be prepared to complete twice the amount of homework per week. This 6-week compressed section is aimed at those with prior experience using HTML and CSS. Course is 36 hours on campus. Late registration is not permitted. No class May 20 (Victoria Day).
Status

CRN 65869

Duration

Tue May 07 - Tue Jul 23 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 65869
  • Domestic fees $482.72
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 07 - Jul 23 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Lynda Williams

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$482.72

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This course section is delivered entirely online asynchronously. There are no scheduled class times. Course is 36 hours. The typical total commitment for this course is 8-10 hours each week. Late registration is not permitted.
Status

CRN 69324

Duration

Wed May 08 - Wed Jul 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 69324
  • Domestic fees $523.58
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 08 - Jul 24 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SE12 Rm. 324
Instructor

Filip Gutica

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$523.58

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. Course is 36 hours on campus. Late registration is not permitted.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Outline, plan and design basic web pages and web sites.
  • Write standards compliant HTML using the latest HTML5 semantic tags.
  • Plan site and page elements using information design techniques.
  • Create imagery and graphics for the web.
  • Style text and page elements using CSS3.
  • Code mobile-first responsive web sites using media queries.
  • Build fluid layouts using CSS flexbox and grid.
  • Transfer files to web servers using SFTP.
  • Move on to a series of courses in advanced web development.

Effective as of Fall 2020

Related Programs

Introduction to Web Development (COMP 1850) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Computer Applications (ACA)
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Applied Computer Information Systems (ACIS)
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Applied Web Development
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  4. Computer Systems
    Certificate Part-time
  5. Technical Writing
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  6. Web Development Foundations (WDF)
    Microcredential Part-time

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