Read about the program in Technical.ly Philly.
The certificate is designed for people who are seeking an entry-level front-end development position, freelance work, or who work as part of a team that communicates with developers. Throughout the program, you will hone your project presentation skills and learn to develop well-reasoned arguments for your design intentions.
Key topics that will be covered in this certificate program include:
- JS syntax
- DOM manipulation
- Ajax and working with API’s
- Object Oriented Programming in JS
- Coding challenges and common technical interview questions
- ES6 syntax
- Git/GitHub and team collaboration
To be accepted into this program, you must have either completed a formal Web Design program (12.0 credits) or demonstrate the skill-set (HTML / CSS) through a portfolio review.
A laptop is required. The preferred operating systems for this program are Mac OS or Linux. Students who use Windows are strongly encouraged to install Linux.
Portfolio: Please submit your portfolio as a URL or as a PDF (max file size: 30MB) with links to online projects. Application reviewers will need to access the source code for your projects.
Applications are accepted for Spring
Application deadline: January 13, 2020
Spring cohort begins: January 27, 2020
If accepted, students must submit a non-refundable matriculation fee of $100 to hold their place in the program. The matriculation fee is used to cover costs associated with the certificate program such as UArts CS student photo ID and computer lab access.
Front-End Web Development Course Sequence
Participants complete the 12-credit course sequence in three semesters (Spring, Summer, Fall). All classes meet twice per week in the evening. In order to support the professional focus of the program, the curriculum is reinforced by an orientation session and additional experiences such as guest presenters and industry meetups. The program culminates with the Practicum, in which students develop a project for a client.
1. Foundations of Interactive Front-End Web Development with jQuery
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