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Web Design Technician Technical Diploma

Program Code: 311522

Imagine yourself in the exciting world of web design! As a Web Design Technician graduate, you're prepared to design and develop dynamic websites, code website formatting styles, develop interactive web graphics, create functional website navigation, test website usability, and upload and manage websites. Career opportunities include website developer, front end web developer, user experience designer, user interface designer, and graphic and interface designer.

Employment Potential

A graduate of the program will have the potential for employment as a:

  • Web (site) Developer
  • Front End Web Developer
  • User Experience (ux) Designer
  • User Interface (ui) Designer
  • Graphic and Interface Designer
  • Some positions may require additional education and/or work experience.
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Requirements for Program Entry

  • Completed application.
  • High school transcript or equivalent. (For a list of equivalents, go to www.nwtc.edu/gettingstarted.)
  • Completed one year of high school algebra or equivalency.
  • Computer familiarity and ability to use a keyboard and mouse.
  • Minimum typing speed of 30 wpm.
  • To be admitted to this program, learners must achieve a prior cumulative high school or college grade point average of 2.6 or higher OR a satisfactory academic skills assessment score. College grade point average must be based on 15 credits or more. To learn more about starting this program, please contact an academic advisor at (920) 498-5444 or (888) 385-6982.
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Curriculum
Curriculum: Students following the study plan below will complete the Web Design Technician Technical Diploma in the number of semesters shown.
First Semester
Semester Total
12
Second Semester
Semester Total
13
Third Semester
Semester Total
5
Total Credits
30

Curriculum Note: The credit for 10-890-101, College 101 is an Institutional Requirement for graduation. Consequently, it is not part of the program requirements, but must be passed with a C.

Program Outcomes

  • Perform or direct web site updates.
  • Design content, graphics and digital assets for web sites.
  • Develop front-end Web user interfaces.
  • Implement web site content and graphics to meet user needs.
  • Convert written, graphic, audio, and video components to compatible Web formats by using software designed to facilitate the creation of Web and multimedia content.
  • Redesign existing websites with compliant Web techniques.
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Study Abroad Opportunities

The International Programs staff continually seeks opportunities for students to travel abroad for educational experiences that may be offered in association with program courses. To find out more about which of your program courses may offer an opportunity during this academic year, contact your academic advisor or visit nwtc.edu/studyabroad.

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