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School of Continuing Studies

XMKT-715 Code Literacy: an Introduction to HTML and CSS

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Course Details

Marketers are expected to manage websites, multi-channel communications campaigns, and work with a variety of web-based platforms. This requires marketing professionals to be proficient in HTML and CSS, the language of the Internet. This course is designed to provide the student with a basic understanding of HTML and CSS and enable them to get the most out of content management and marketing platforms.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Explain the purpose and proper usage of HTML elements to structure web pages
  • Paraphrase basic concepts of using CSS to style web pages
  • Use basic concepts of HTML to structure a web page, including formatting text, tables, divs and spans, lists, links, forms, and media
  • Apply core concepts of how to use CSS to style and layout a web page, including text formatting and advanced layout
  • Construct an HTML webpage with CSS styling to market a new mobile application

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UW Professional & Continuing Education

Certificate in FRONT-END Development With HTML, CSS & Javascript

UW Certificate in Front-End Development With HTML, CSS & JavaScript

Next dates

On demand
USD 3600
Jan 7—Aug 28, 2020
USD 3600


Learning HTML and CSS is one of the best ways to launch your career in front-end web development. These essential languages prepare you to create dynamic apps and responsive websites that function flawlessly on any desktop or mobile platform. In this three-course certificate program, we’ll examine the fundamentals of HTML, CSS and JavaScript and then investigate the special features of each one. You’ll have the chance to apply your learning and develop your skills by producing a working web application that can adapt to display on a range of devices.


  • How to write HTML code and intrinsic APIs, and do simple styling with CSS
  • The latest features of HTML and CSS, such as the ability to produce interactive animations
  • Responsive design concepts and methods
  • JavaScript programming basics
  • Design principles tailored to how sites interact with devices such as tablets, smartphones, cameras and GPS units


You’ll create a responsive, client-side web application.


This certificate program is part of Career Accelerator, which offers a variety of flexible learning formats online and in the classroom. Learn more about our self-paced online option and accelerated classroom format.


You may be eligible to apply for a UWPCE Certificate Scholarship to cover most of the costs of this program. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need and the potential of the program to positively impact your career. See the scholarship page for eligibility information and application instructions.

Who should attend

Beginning web developers and designers, along with other professionals looking to add website development to their skills.

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