Maricopa Community Colleges  ART190   20074-99999 

Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 6-26-07

ART190  2007 Summer I – 2009 Fall


3.0 Credit(s)

6.0 Period(s)

Art of Web Site Design

Print vocabulary, relationships, and typographic style for HTML (HyperText Markup Language) and World Wide Web publication. Discussion of color, proportion, and design emphasis. Producing Web sites using HyperText Markup Language (HTML), digital text, and graphics to produce artistic form and content for the Web.

Prerequisites: ART100, or ADA/ART180AB, or ADA/ART180AC, or ADA/ART180AE, or permission of Instructor.

Cross-References: MMT190

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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:


ART190  2007 Summer I – 2009 Fall

Art of Web Site Design



Describe hardware, software, and on-line information gathering process. (I)


Use the HTML language. (II)


Produce graphics for Web publication, using type design. (III)


Produce Web page design(s) by applying appropriate design, color, and art. (IV)


Produce an interactive multimedia page for publication on the Web, using all art elements, video, sound, and animation appropriately. (V)

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MCCCD Official Course Outline:


ART190  2007 Summer I – 2009 Fall

Art of Web Site Design


I. Overview of Web publication and the operational systems

A. Hardware

B. Software

C. Http- Online information and addresses

D. Text and graphics information

II. Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML)

III. Digital text

A. Design and visual considerations

B. Technical considerations

C. Text and motion

IV. Art and graphics for the Web

A. Design principles for Web publication

B. Effective use of color

C. Resolution

V. Designing for multimedia on-line

A. Animation

B. Video

C. Audio

D. Art, graphics, and interactivity



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