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Using PHP In Web Publishing MDIA 4325

Media Communications 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 course introduces the fundamentals of creating dynamic, interactive Web pages using PHP technology. Topics include: an introduction to PHP, PHP syntax, using variables HTML forms and PHP, doing math in PHP, using strings, basic control structures, using arrays, creating functions, working with files and directories, using databases in PHP, employing cookies, creating Web applications, and debugging PHP scripts.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$683.61 - $691.05 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of MDIA 4325 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 47490

Duration

Tue Jan 09 - Tue Mar 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 47490
  • Domestic fees $683.61
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 26 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Janice Wood

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$683.61

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. Pre-requisite: MDIA 1205, MDIA 2205 and MDIA 3207 or equivalent. This course will be delivered entirely online, however, is an asynchronous course which does not require that you meet each week at a specific time. Materials will be posted every week and students are required to check the content posted and submit assignments weekly.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of MDIA 4325 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 52441

Duration

Tue Apr 02 - Tue Jun 18 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 52441
  • Domestic fees $691.05
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 02 - Jun 18 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$691.05

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 will be delivered entirely online, however, is an asynchronous course which does not require that you meet each week at a specific time. You will be expected to meet assignment deadlines according to the schedule on the course outline and directions of the instructor. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Please log into learn.bcit.ca using your BCIT student email and password on the first day of class. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud in order to complete this course. Students who are currently registered in one or more BCIT Flexible Learning courses are eligible for a free Adobe Creative Cloud subscription from BCIT. Up to two weeks prior to their course start date (and not before), please visit kb.bcit.ca, select the Student Resources section, and search for “Adobe Creative Cloud”, then follow the instructions in the article found to claim your free subscription.
Status

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe the basic structure and syntax of PHP coding
  • Illustrate how to use variables in PHP code
  • Employ HTML forms to interface with PHP pages
  • Use mathematical functions to do calculations in PHP pages
  • Use string functions in PHP pages, including encryption and decryption
  • Illustrate how control structures can enhance PHP output
  • Describe how arrays can increase PHP functionality
  • Create and use functions in PHP pages
  • Manipulate files and directories on a PHP server
  • Set up and configure a MySQL database
  • Interface PHP pages with a MySQL database
  • Use cookies to personalize PHP output
  • Create PHP Web applications

Effective as of Fall 2013

Related Programs

Using PHP In Web Publishing (MDIA 4325) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Web Technologies
    Certificate Part-time

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