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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 Winter 2022 term as informed by BC Provincial 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

Credits

3.0

Cost

$451.59 - $476.99 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2022

Below are six offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 71744

Mon Jan 10 - Mon Apr 04 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Apr 04 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 February 21 (Family 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 back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 73405

Mon Jan 10 - Wed Feb 16 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Feb 16 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.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 49028

Tue Jan 11 - Tue Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 29 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

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 has been cancelled. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Cancelled

CRN 86164

Tue Jan 11 - Tue Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 29 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.
  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 back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 80062

Wed Jan 12 - Wed Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Mar 30 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.
  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 back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

CRN 70400

Thu Jan 13 - Thu Mar 31 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 13 - Mar 31 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.
  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 back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

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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