This course introduces effective web design principles and the essential role of the web designer in today's business environment. Topics covered include site architecture, page layout, navigation, content, functionality and usability. Students will evaluate existing web sites and apply best practices to prototype a unique design using a web authoring application.
Explain design principles for effective site navigation.
Identify Web design tools and their applications.
Recognize common media formats and plug-ins.
Explain the effective use of graphics and media in Web site design.
Discuss copyright implications.
Explain how to optimize content for search engines.
Recognize design principles of basic website appearance and functionality.
Evaluate business and e-business Web page layouts, navigation, and performance.
Identify attributes of usability.
Critique usability of a website.
Recognize accessibility standards.
Apply effective design concepts and techniques to prototype a homepage and secondary page.
The University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses.
While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.
Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice.
Start your journey now
Speak live with an enrollment representative M-F 6:00 a.m. — 6:00 p.m. MST.