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Introduction to Web Development COMP 1850

Computer Systems Course

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

Cost

$460.69 - $486.58 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are five offerings of COMP 1850 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 71744

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Mon Apr 03 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 71744
  • $460.69
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 03 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

Jeff Parker

Course outline

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Cost

$460.69

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. Course is 36 hours synchronous online classes. Late registration is not permitted. No class on February 20 (Family Day).
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

CRN 73405

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Wed Feb 15 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 73405
  • $486.58
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Feb 15 Mon, Wed 13:00 - 16:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 484
Instructor

Jeff Parker

Course outline

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Cost

$486.58

Important information
  1. This is an intensive 6 week delivery course. Students must attend all classes. Course is 36 hours on campus. Late registration is not permitted.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

CRN 80062

Duration

Wed Jan 11 - Wed Mar 29 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 80062
  • $460.69
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 29 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

Jeff Parker

Course outline

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Cost

$460.69

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. Course is 36 hours synchronous online classes. Late registration is not permitted.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

CRN 70400

Duration

Thu Jan 12 - Thu Mar 30 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 70400
  • $460.69
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Mar 30 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Dave Tanchak

Course outline

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Cost

$460.69

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. Course is 36 hours synchronous online classes. Late registration is not permitted.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

CRN 86164

Duration

Tue Jan 17 - Mon Apr 03 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 86164
  • $460.69
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 17 - Apr 03 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Lynda Williams

Course outline

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Cost

$460.69

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. 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 and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

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 Business + Media

  1. User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) Design
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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 Fundamentals
    Statement of Completion Part-time

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