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Web Development with JavaScript COMP 2132

Computer Systems Course

Course details

This hands-on course follows on from COMP 1850 -Introduction to Web Development. Those who already understand HTML5 and CSS3 will explore web development in more depth with JavaScript and jQuery and be introduced to programming for web sites and web applications. Students must provide their own current model PC, i5 or higher equivalent processor, 8 GB of RAM minimum, and 256 GB minimum storage. High-speed internet access is needed for online sections and for homework. COMP 2132 introduces web programming concepts, participants will create and use JavaScript variables, objects, functions, and arrays. Labs, exercises and assignments focus on the theory behind client-side web scripting and how to manage interactive sites. Topics include: object/feature detection, DOM manipulation, event handling, functions (named and anonymous), closures, object detection, object creation and prototyping, event handling and callback functions, jQuery introduction, jQuery plugin usage, form validation, timers and simple animations. Attendance, participation in class and the BCIT Learning Hub are mandatory. In the 12-week sections, students may have an average total time commitment of 7+ hours each week. Please Note: The 6-week compressed sections may have twice the workload per week. This course is prerequisite for several follow-on advanced JavaScript courses: COMP 2052 Android and Mobile Application Development Tools, COMP 2909 Angular and Vue.js, COMP 3012 Back-End Web Development with Node.js, COMP 2913 React and Modern JavaScript and COMP 3015 Introduction to Web Applications with PHP. COMP 2132 is a required course for BCIT Computing Advanced Web Technologies; both associate certificates in Applied Web Development, AWD and Web and Mobile Application Development, WMA, as well as Web Development Fundamentals and the Computer Systems Certificate, CSC. Upon completion, successful students will be able to program Front-End and Back-End web sites, and develop significant web applications with JavaScript.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$586.61 - $612.50 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below are two offerings of COMP 2132 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 47032

Duration

Mon Sep 12 - Mon Dec 12 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 47032
  • $586.61
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Dec 12 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Chris Harris

Course outline

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Cost

$586.61

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. Please email cstpts@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Course is 36 hours synchronous online classes. Late registration is not permitted. No class on October 10 (Thanksgiving). No class on September 19 (National Day of Mourning). The course end date has been postponed from Dec 05 to Dec 12.
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 47008

Duration

Mon Oct 31 - Wed Dec 07 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 47008
  • $612.50
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 31 - Dec 07 Mon, Wed 13:00 - 16:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 484
Instructor

Jeff Parker

Course outline

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Cost

$612.50

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This is an intensive 6 week delivery course. Students must attend all classes. Please email cstpts@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Course is 36 hours on campus. Late registration is not permitted.
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.

Winter 2023

Below are four offerings of COMP 2132 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 89841

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Mon Apr 03 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 89841
  • $586.61
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 03 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Chris Harris

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$586.61

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. Please email cstpts@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Course is 36 hours synchronous online classes. Late registration is not permitted. No class on February 20 (Family Day).
Status

CRN 88278

Duration

Thu Jan 12 - Thu Mar 30 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 88278
  • $586.61
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Mar 30 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

Jeff Parker

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$586.61

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. Please email cstpts@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Course is 36 hours synchronous online classes. Late registration is not permitted.
Status

Seats Available

1 seat remaining as of Fri December 2, 2022 at 1:10 am (PST). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 88283

Duration

Mon Feb 27 - Wed Apr 05 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 88283
  • $612.50
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 27 - Apr 05 Mon, Wed 13:00 - 16:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 484
Instructor

Jeff Parker

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$612.50

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This is an intensive 6 week delivery course. Students must attend all classes. Please email cstpts@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Course is 36 hours on campus. Late registration is not permitted.
Status

CRN 88277

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Mon Apr 03 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 88277
  • $612.50
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 03 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 Downtown DTC
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$612.50

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Please email cstpts@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Course is 36 hours on campus. Late registration is not permitted. No class on February 20 (Family Day).
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, 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:

  • Create and use JavaScript variables, objects, functions, and arrays.
  • Explain Array() manipulation for native ES6 array methods.
  • Describe various iterative and conditional control constructs in JavaScript.
  • Evaluate jQuery and how it applies to web development.
  • Create JavaScript event handler code in order to respond to various event types.
  • Perform customized data validation.
  • Construct code that creates animation effects within a web page.
  • Explain the HTTP protocol and how it is used to deliver web content.
  • Use Fetch and Async/Await to retrieve data from a REST API.
  • Store and retrieve data using JSON.
  • Design JavaScript code that generates both HTML 5 and CSS 3.
  • Use the Constructor, Class and the Prototype patterns to create objects with their own properties and methods.
  • Use Git/GitHub and Gulp/WebPack and build systems.
  • Use Sass (SCSS) for modern web development.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2021

Related Programs

Web Development with JavaScript (COMP 2132) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Web Development
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Computer Systems
    Certificate Part-time
  3. Web Development Fundamentals
    Statement of Completion Part-time
  4. Web and Mobile Application Development
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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