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COMP 1850 - Introduction to Web Development

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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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

$442.84 - $477.97 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2020

Below are eight offerings of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 33478

Mon Sep 14 - Mon Dec 07 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Dec 07 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$477.97

Notes

  1. Late registration is not permitted. No class on October 12 (Thanksgiving).

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 34383

Mon Sep 14 - Mon Dec 07 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Dec 07 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Online Delivery

Instructor

Jeff Parker

Course Outline

Cost

$467.97

Notes

  1. Late registration is not permitted. No class on October 12 (Thanksgiving).

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 34820

Mon Sep 14 - Mon Oct 26 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Oct 26 Mon/Wed 13:00 - 16:00 DTC Online Delivery

Instructor

Jeff Parker

Course Outline

Cost

$467.97

Notes

  1. This is an accelerated delivery of a 12 week course and is not meant for everyone due to the fast pace and work load. Students must attend all classes. Late registration is not permitted. No class on October 12 (Thanksgiving).

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 34810

Tue Sep 15 - Tue Dec 01 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Dec 01 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Online Delivery

Instructor

Chris Harris

Course Outline

Cost

$467.97

Notes

  1. 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 34811

Tue Sep 15 - Tue Dec 01 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Dec 01 Online Online Delivery

Instructor

Lynda Williams

Course Outline

Cost

$442.84

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This course section is delivered entirely online via the internet. There are no face to face sessions in this section of COMP 1850. Please provide your current e-mail address upon registration. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. 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 33285

Wed Sep 16 - Wed Dec 09 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 16 - Dec 09 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Online Delivery

Instructor

Jeff Parker

Course Outline

Cost

$467.97

Notes

  1. Late registration is not permitted. No class on November 11 (Remembrance Day).

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 47087

Wed Sep 16 - Wed Dec 09 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 16 - Dec 09 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$477.97

Notes

  1. Late registration is not permitted. No class on November 11 (Remembrance Day).

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 33789

Thu Sep 24 - Thu Dec 10 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 24 - Dec 10 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Dave Tanchak

Course Outline

Cost

$477.97

Notes

  1. Late registration is not permitted. The start and end dates have changed from Sept 17 – Dec 3 to Sept 24 – Dec 10.

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

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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Fall 2020

Books for Fall 2020 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

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Web Development & Design Foundations W Html5, 9Th Ed
Author Felke-Morris
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2019
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-13480-114-8
Price $179.95
Required

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If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

Web Development & Design Foundations W Html5, 9Th Ed
Author Felke-Morris
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2019
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-13480-114-8
Price $179.95
Optional

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Web Development & Design Foundations W Html5, 9Th Ed
Author Felke-Morris
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2019
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-13480-114-8
Price $179.95
Required

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