MGDP2060 Web Design & Development III

The dynamic needs of modern web applications would not be possible without server-side technologies. This course explores PHP by developing dynamically driven content, form processing, Content Management Systems (CMS) and will focus on WordPress. Topics also include database setup, database queries, publishing and syncing to a web host. In this project-based course, students design and develop a dynamic website utilizing WordPress as a CMS. Concepts include WordPress fundamentals, creating custom themes, website maintenance, and using plug-ins to extend WordPress. This course also continues to explore HTML, CSS, JavaScript, asset management, design considerations, remote hosting, and live publishing (FTP) as introduced in Web Design & Development I & II.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

MGDP1250

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Demonstrate the ability to differentiate programming languages for the web
Distinguish how programming languages work together
Demonstrate use of JavaScript for web development
Integrate information for a web site
Utilize Content Management Systems to create dynamic web site
Demonstrate the use of PHP within a web site
Integrate Google Maps into a web page
Demonstrate use of dynamic scripting languages within a web site design
Create a fully functional dynamic web site using WordPress
Deploy web site to web hosting service

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

2

lab:

1