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Web Design Major Project MDIA 4207

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This course is the culmination of the Associate Certificate program. As a major task in this course, learners will be required to locate a person or organization desiring a website and design and develop a pro bono (i.e., free) website for them. Other related tasks will include storyboarding the site, costing and contracting issues, and designing the client site (including creating a domain name for the client, mounting the site using a commercial ISP, and registering the site with search services). Other topics in the course include creating a business plan (including a strategic marketing plan), setting up a company in British Columbia, and site maintenance and related topics.

Prerequisite(s)

  • 50% in MDIA 1205 ( may be taken concurrently)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$670.14

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of MDIA 4207 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 38372

Duration

Tue Sep 13 - Tue Nov 29 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 38372
  • $670.14
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Nov 29 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Janice Wood

Course outline

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Cost

$670.14

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 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.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Apply the steps necessary to locate a client
  • Prepare a detailed storyboard for a website in consultation with the client
  • Outline a plan for negotiating a contract
  • Calculate an appropriate hourly fee for Web design
  • Prepare a scale of fees for service
  • Establish a job cost for a project
  • Describe the steps to take in forming a company in B.C.
  • Create a business plan (including marketing)
  • Articulate a complete site as negotiated with the client
  • Create a domain name for the client
  • Mount the site using a commercial ISP
  • Register the site with search services

Effective as of Fall 2013

Related Programs

Web Design Major Project (MDIA 4207) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Web Technologies
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Web Technologies
    Certificate Part-time

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