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COMP 1850 - Introduction to Web Development

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

​This hands-on course provides an introduction to basic web technologies, including scripting with HTML5 and CSS3. COMP 1850 is the foundation for several advanced web courses in BCIT Computing. Students are shown how to hand code web pages according to W3C standards using HTML plus style text and content with CSS. In addition to learning the foundational web scripting languages, students receive an introduction to web interface design concepts. Information architecture, and basic interactivity using web forms will also be discussed. There is a brief introduction to JavaScript and the concept of the DOM (Document Object Model). Labs and exercises focus on how to build fluid layouts using CSS flexbox and grid. Students will also create mobile phone and tablet friendly websites using modern mobile-first responsive web development techniques. COMP 1850 is a required course for Web Development Fundamentals and several Associate Certificates including: Applied Web Development, AWD; Applied Computer Information Systems, ACIS; Applied Computer Applications, ACA; Technical Writing, some Business programs, as well as the Computer Systems Certificate, CSC. By the end of this course successful students will be able to design, develop, and deploy effective modern and responsive web sites. After completing COMP 1850 students are prepared to move on to the next level COMP 2132 -Web Development with JavaScript..

Prerequisite(s)

COMP 1002 or equivalent knowledge of using a Windows 10 PC and file management on a network.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$451.59 - $488.42 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2021

Below are eight offerings of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 34811

Tue Sep 28 - Tue Dec 14 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 28 - Dec 14 Online

Instructor

Lynda Williams

Course Outline

Cost

$451.59

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This course section is delivered entirely online asynchronously. There are no face to face sessions in this section of COMP 1850. Course is 36 hours. The typical total commitment for this course is 8-10 hours each week. Late registration is not permitted. The start and end dates have been changed from September 14 – November 30 to September 28 – December 14.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

1 seat remaining as of Sep 21, 2021 11:14 am (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 33478

Mon Sep 13 - Mon Dec 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Dec 06 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$488.42

Notes

  1. Course is 36 hours on campus. Late registration is not permitted. No class on October 11 (Thanksgiving).

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.

Cancelled

CRN 34383

Mon Sep 13 - Mon Dec 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Dec 06 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Online

Instructor

Jeff Parker

Course Outline

Cost

$476.99

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Course is 36 hours synchronous online classes. The class meets once per week for 3 hours face to face (virtual classroom). Late registration is not permitted. No class on October 11 (Thanksgiving).
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 34820

Mon Sep 13 - Mon Oct 25 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Oct 25 Mon/Wed 13:00 - 16:00 DTC DTC Rm. 484

Instructor

Jeff Parker

Course Outline

Cost

$476.99

Notes

  1. This is an intensive 6 week delivery course. Students must attend all classes. Course is 36 hours on campus. Late registration is not permitted. No class on October 11 (Thanksgiving).

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 34810

Tue Sep 14 - Tue Nov 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Nov 30 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Online

Instructor

Chris Harris

Course Outline

Cost

$476.99

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Course is 36 hours synchronous online classes. The class meets once per week for 3 hours face to face (virtual classroom). Late registration is not permitted.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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.

In Progress and Full

CRN 33285

Wed Sep 15 - Wed Dec 01 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Dec 01 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online

Instructor

Jeff Parker

Course Outline

Cost

$476.99

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Course is 36 hours synchronous online classes. The class meets once per week for 3 hours face to face (virtual classroom). Late registration is not permitted.

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.

In Progress and Full

CRN 47087

Wed Sep 15 - Wed Dec 01 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Dec 01 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 DTC DTC

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$476.99

Notes

  1. Course is 36 hours on campus. Late registration is not permitted.

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.

Cancelled

CRN 33789

Thu Sep 16 - Thu Dec 09 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 16 - Dec 09 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online

Instructor

Dave Tanchak

Course Outline

Cost

$476.99

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Course is 36 hours synchronous online classes. The class meets once per week for 3 hours face to face (virtual classroom). Late registration is not permitted. No class on September 30 (Truth and Reconciliation). Class is in session November 11 (Remembrance Day).
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Outline, plan and design basic web pages and web sites.
  • Write standards compliant HTML using the latest HTML5 semantic tags.
  • Plan site and page elements using information design techniques.
  • Create imagery and graphics for the web.
  • Style text and page elements using CSS3.
  • Code mobile-first responsive web sites using media queries.
  • Build fluid layouts using CSS flexbox and grid.
  • Transfer files to web servers using SFTP.
  • Move on to a series of courses in advanced web development.

Effective as of Fall 2020

Related Programs

COMP 1850 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Social Media and Digital Marketing
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Statement of Completion
  2. User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) Design
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Computer Applications (ACA)
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Applied Computer Information Systems (ACIS)
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  3. Applied Web Development
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  4. Computer Systems
    Part-time   Certificate
  5. Technical Writing
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  6. Web Development Fundamentals
    Part-time   Statement of Completion

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