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Web Design and Front-End Development

What it is

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The Web Design & Front-End Development program awards provide the fundamentals for a career in Web design. You will gain technical and design skills using current industry-standard software and techniques, getting hands on training from experienced professional instructors who give you plenty of one-on-one attention.

Highlights

  • Our college is located in downtown Minneapolis, which has one of the largest creative and advertising industries in the country.  
  • Students become part of a tight-knit community that develops a lasting network which can sustain them throughout their design career.  
  • With our innovative teaching and curriculum, faculty members combine years of industry experience with their strong academic backgrounds.  
  • Our advisory committee includes representatives from major ad agencies, Fortune 500 companies, non-profit organizations, and local design firms.
  • Our graduates have gone on to successful careers at organizations such as: Adobe, Target, Best Buy, Periscope, General Mills, Clockwork, and 3M. 
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Award Requirements and Course Descriptions & Outlines

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Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand the knowledge gained through the study of the history of graphic design, typography and the visual arts, and apply this knowledge to today's diverse cultures and media marketplaces.
  2. Develop production skills necessary to work within the environment of media industries: create error free data and documents, work within commercial workflows, time management skills, project planning, image production, and valid web documents.
  3. Understand the elements and principles of design, user experience, and demonstrate visual literacy using strategies to reinforce visual messages and typographic acuities.
  4. Articulate design solutions and communicate effectively in verbal and written responses using the language of graphic and web design.
  5. Demonstrate competence with graphic, print, web and interactive media applications and technologies.
  6. Apply problem-solving, critical thinking, and a personal and professional obligation to their local and global communities as well as social and moral responsibilities.