Web Fundamentals Certificate

Cerro Coso IWV campus

What can I do with this?

The Web Fundamentals Certificate of Achievement

  • Prepares students for career entry in the web industry
  • Develops technical and design skills, a combination of competencies that employers and clients value
  • Develops realistic expectations about work conditions through individual and collaborative work-based projects and by learning in the same technological environment in which they will eventually work

You can use this:

  • To enhance career opportunities in website design or development
  • As preparation for the Web Professional program

More information at academy-webdesign.com.

What will I learn?

  • To identify concepts of Internet technology, networking, databases, and electronic communications.
  • To demonstrate technical and creative mastery of the creation of web media, such as graphics, motion graphics, and interactive media.
  • To use valid markup, cascading style sheets, semantic encoding, accessibility compliance, and error-free scripting in the creation of web content.
  • To apply design principles to solve visual communication problems.

What courses do I take?

Note: Some courses within the major may have a required prerequisite. If you feel you have equivalent knowledge and skills to those included in the prerequisite course through professional experience, licensure, or certification, you have the opportunity to submit a Prerequisite Challenge to be reviewed by the faculty chair. For the Prerequisite Challenge to be considered, you must submit documentation/verification to substantiate the basis for the challenge. Please consult a counselor for more information regarding Prerequisite Challenge.


Complete all of the following courses:

Program Pathways

All classes needed for this certificate are available at the following campuses: CC Online

See Counseling for specific help with enrolling and completing this major.

How can I afford it?

This degree requires 18.0 units and will likely take 2 semesters.

Approximate Total Costs

CA Residents

18.0 units

at $46 per unit

Equals $828 in tuition and fees

Plus approximately $1,080* for books and supplies

Total cost $1,908 for 2 semesters


18.0 units

at $375 per unit

Equals $6,750 in tuition and fees

Plus approximately $1,080* for books and supplies

Total cost $7,830 for 2 semesters

*This is an estimate. Actual costs will vary.

Need help? Financial Aid can help with fee waivers and scholarships and other aid. Make sure to fill out your FAFSA every January.