DW130 Introduction to HTML & CSS

Course Description

In this Web Development class, students will further explore and begin a deeper understanding of the HTML and CSS code that makes websites work. Students will begin to create well-formed markup that complies with HTML and CSS standards. Topics also include non-linear navigation and usability issues.


  • Structure and trends in website design
  • HTML
  • Understanding elements, attributes, doctypes and more
  • Structuring a page’s markup based on a design
  • Managing files, assets and linking
  • Making a site live

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the ideas behind a markup language
  • Be able to understand and read web code
  • Be comfortable with creating their own basic HTML web pages
  • Understand linking and relationships between files and pages
  • Be comfortable with common structures found in HTML code
  • Understand the relationship between content and style