CIS-126: HTML/CSS Web Programming

Business, Entrepreneurship, & Professional Development
Computer Information Systems
Academic Level
Course Subject
Computer Information Systems
Course Number
Course Title
HTML/CSS Web Programming
Credit Hours
Instructor Contact Hours Per Semester
62.00 (for 15-week classes)
Student Contact Hours Per Semester
62.00 (for 15-week classes)
Grading Method
Catalog Course Description

Covers HyperText Markup Language (HTML) coding practices for both current and future browsers. Uses HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) extensively, and validates according to the guidelines of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). Introduces JavaScript language. Includes the creation and publishing of a website using HTML and CSS.

Goals, Topics, and Objectives

Core Course Topics
  1. Internet concepts
  2. Creating web pages with HTML5
  3. Configuring text, color, and page layout with CSS
  4. Web design best practices
  5. Using media and interactivity on web pages
  6. New CSS3 properties
  7. Website promotion and SEO
  8. E-commerce
  9. JavaScript
Core Course Learning Objectives (Separated)
  1. Describe HTML, XHTML and HTML5.Code HTML5 web pages.
  2. Configure the body of a web page with HTML tags.
  3. Configure the text on a web page using HTML tags, attributes and CSS.
  4. Create various types of hyperlinks on a web page.
  5. Apply and configure visual elements and graphics into web pages.
  6. Define best practices of web design.*
  7. Discuss web accessibility issues.
  8. Create web page layouts using tables and styles.*
  9. Construct and style a form.
  10. Demonstrate proficient use of CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) to format the appearance of web pages using inline styles and embeded and external style sheets.*
  11. Use W3C to validate HTML and CSS.*
  12. Identify recommended practices for Search Engine Optimization (SEO).*
  13. Create and use a JavaScript in a web page.
  14. Incorporate Web Media and Interactivity into a web page.
  15. Explain what acquiring a domain name, hosting, and publishing a web site are.*
  16. Publish a web site.

Assessment and Requirements

Assessment of Academic Achievement
Exams, quizzes, hands-on activities, and projects.

Approval Dates

Effective Term
Winter 2017
ILT Approval Date
AALC Approval Date
Curriculum Committee Approval Date