The Introduction to Full-Stack Web Development microcredential introduces you to both back-end Node.js and front-end React.js web development. If you've completed Web Development Foundations, this is your next step. Then move on to the Applied Web Development (AWD) Associate Certificate.
Introduction to Full-Stack Web Development is a second-level microcredential that follows on from the Web Development Foundations (WDF) microcredential.
These hands-on applied courses focus on the best practices to develop websites to industry standards.
Successful students who complete both courses will have the option to continue to additional courses in web development, such as COMP 3015 -Web Application Development with PHP, as well as COMP 1011 -UX/UI Development.
Earning badges and this microcredential
Starting September 2023, upon successful completion, students may apply for a digital badge for each of COMP 3012 and COMP 3013.
These badges contain embedded data, including the competencies assessed. A badge may be linked to an online resume, website or social media platform.
After completing both badges from COMP 3012 and COMP 3013, students may apply for the microcredential “Introduction to Full-Stack Web Development”.
Please be sure to read our Computing Flexible Learning Student Guide (specifically page 5) for workload expectations. These are post-secondary, and for credit courses, so there are attendance requirements and significant homework outside of each class.
Please note: These courses are bring your own device (BYOD).
Start with just one course, COMP 3012 -Back-End Web Development with Node.js.
BCIT Computing provides students with career-ready skills
- Next up Entrance Requirements
- Completion of COMP 1002 or equivalent knowledge of PC file management.
- High-speed internet access for online sections and homework.
Please note: COMP 3012 and COMP 3013 are BYOD (bring your own device) courses. You are required to bring a current model laptop PC to class. Minimum requirements are an i5 or higher equivalent processor, with at least 8 GB of RAM, and a minimum of 256 GB of storage.
Each COMP course tuition fee in this program is around $600. Please budget approximately $1,200 for total tuition for these two courses.
COMP 3012 and COMP 3102 are bring your own device courses (BYOD). They both require a current model laptop PC with an i5 or higher equivalent processor, at least 8 GB of RAM, and minimum 256 GB of storage.
Please be sure to read our Computing Flexible Learning Student Guide (specifically page 5) for workload expectations. These are post-secondary and for credit courses, so there are attendance requirements and significant homework outside of each class.
The program is typically be completed over two terms. Most students will complete 1 course per term, which is typically an 11 hour per week total time commitment.
BCIT Computing Flexible Learning courses are delivered by subject matter experts with industry experience.
Our web instructor and advisory team includes: Armaan Dhanji, Christian Fenn, Chris Harris, Dave Tanchak, Jeff Parker, Jon Bantados, Lei Zhang, Lynda Williams, Michael Whyte, and Sam Meech-Ward.
Proposals for this program were developed by Cynthia van Ginkel, Business Development Manager for the School of Computing and Academic Studies.
Administrative student support is provided by Karen Lee, with program operations by Joanne Atha, Coordinator for BCIT Computing Flexible Learning. Donna Turner is the Associate Dean for Computing and Technical Professional Programs.
This Introduction to Full-Stack Web Development microcredential was developed as a sub-set of the Applied Web Development Associate Certificate created by Kevin Cudihee, Program Head for BCIT Computing Flexible Learning and Industry Training.
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