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Overview

Delivery Mode: ONLINE

  • This program will be delivered online during COVID-19.
  • Your education is our priority and we will continue to deliver the applied instruction, collaborative experience, and industry connections that you expect from BCIT.

Students with no web coding background will learn to write code to develop and manage web sites to industry standards.

This statement of completion is a subset of the Applied Web Development, AWD Associate Certificate in Computing Part-time Studies.

This foundation in web development may be completed in as little as one term (12 weeks) part-time.

Flexible scheduling allows for a longer delivery with one course per term over four terms or less.

COMP courses are available weeknights and Saturdays along with fast-track day delivery options.

Web Development Fundamentals provides 10.5 credits that also count for credit in the AWD Associate Certificate.

COMP courses are applied and delivered by subject matter experts who are industry practitioners.

At the end of this series of web coding and related courses, successful participants will receive a BCIT Computing Statement of Completion in Web Development Fundamentals.

Graduates will be able to write code using multiple web scripting languages to create, deploy and to manage web pages and websites.

Registration is course by course and these courses may be completed one course at a time at nights or on weekends.

Start with just one course and pay as you go.

BCIT provides students with career-ready skills

Entrance Requirements

Recommended for success:

  • COMP 1002 or equivalent knowledge
  • BC high school Grade 12 English and Grade 12 math, or equivalent knowledge

Students in this program are required to have English reading, writing and speaking skills. Specific prerequisites or equivalent knowledge are required for each course.

NOTE:
This statement of completion is aimed at students with other post-secondary education and work experience in IT.

Web Development Fundamentals is not designed for those students just out of high school with no other education or work experience. Those students should consider completing a recognized BCIT diploma or degree in order to be well positioned in the job market.

Formal application to the statement of completion is not required. Upon successful completion of the courses, email the cstpts@bcit.ca with your full name, student number, and mailing address to be issued a statement of completion.

Costs & Supplies

All Computing Part-time Studies programs are course by course registration. Course tuition and books for this program is just over $2,200 depending if eBooks are chosen.

Students register and pay for available courses online, by clicking on the green block ‘Add to Cart’. Follow the directions to obtain a BCIT student number if you do not already have one.

NOTE:
Please register early to avoid disappointment. Our COMP courses are very popular and fill weeks in advance.

You can “Start with just one course” and in this case COMP 1850.

Courses

Program Details

Computer hardware and Internet requirements

COMP courses are now conducted entirely online until further notice. Students must provide a current model PC desktop or laptop with a webcam, microphone and have high-speed internet access. Courses will be delivered in real-time and may use two-way audio and video as well as group work

Students must be computer literate and be able to log in during regularly scheduled class hours in order to participate and complete each COMP course. Please contact the department via email: cstpts@bcit.ca if you have any questions.

In the first course COMP 1850, students learn the best practices and tools used for the design and hand-coding of web pages and web sites. In the compressed 6-week delivery versions, students may also complete COMP 2132 in the same term after COMP 1850.

COMP 1850  and COMP 2132  provide a solid understanding of best practices in web page design and hand-coding using industry-standard scripting tools. Students learn HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript, along with responsive design, and source control using GIT.

As part of this statement of completion, we are including our 12-week evening course COMP 1011 UX/UI Development.

Tuition for these 5 courses is around $2,000 for 126 hours of class time. Most students can expect to spend over 300 hours completing reading, homework, assignments and web projects outside of class.

Students who choose the intensive 12 week delivery of this Statement of Completion in the Web Development Fundamentals should plan on over 400 hours total work to get through these courses, averaging 40 hours per week. This series of related courses may also be completed over multiple terms with lighter workloads.

NOTE: The passing grade for all of these COMP courses is 60%, attendance is mandatory and all assignments must be completed in order to pass each course.

Faculty, Advisors & Staff

BCIT Computing Part-time Studies advance web technologies courses are delivered by subject matter experts who work in the field.

Advisory committee

This statement of completion was developed by Kevin Cudihee, Program Head for BCIT Computing Part-time Studies, in conjunction with School of Computing and Academic Studies web subject matter experts Jeff Parker, Michael Whyte, Chris Harris, Lynda Williams, Arron Ferguson, Krishna Kothumbaka,Daniel Takeuchi, Frederic Guo and Sam Meech-Ward.

Contact Us

Please email BCIT Computing Part-time Studies:
Email: cstpts@bcit.ca

General Inquiries: 604-432-8465

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