About the Course

Advanced Web Design

  • Grade 6+
  • CTY-Level
  • Individually Paced

This course will help you take your web design skills to the next level. You’ll learn how to use the updated features in HTML5 and CSS3 to create flexible and modern websites, style them with new CSS techniques, optimize them for mobile platforms, use external libraries, and create animated elements. You’ll learn best practices for search engine optimization (SEO), browser validation, and accessible design, and apply the advanced techniques you’ve learned in the course to various assignments. By the end of the course, you will have developed a fully functional website! This course also includes a comprehensive final exam.

Recommended length of enrollment: 3 months

Time Commitment: 7-9 hours per week (7-9 hours independent work).

Students may enroll in this course at any time during the year.

Classes

Enrollment and tuition for courses starting before July 1, 2022 are time-based, with 3- and 6-month options.

Enrollment and tuition for courses starting on or after July 1, 2022 are course-based, with set course durations. Learn more about our course-based format.

Students enroll in a course by selecting an open class below. Students progress at their own pace, with guidance from instructors who strive to meet individual needs. Note: You need an active CTY Account to complete registration through MyCTY.

3 Months

3 months
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$885 - $919

Testing and Prerequisites

  Math Verbal
Required Level CTY-Level or CTY-Level
Check your eligibility using existing test scores If you do not have existing test scores:

Students must achieve qualifying scores on an advanced assessment to be eligible for CTY programs. If you don’t have qualifying scores, you have several different testing options. We’ll help you find the right option for your situation.

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Course Prerequisites

Advanced Web Design requires:

1 prerequisite

Students must have completed Introduction to Web Design or taken a placement test to enroll in this course

Cost and Financial Aid

  • Tuition
    • Varies
  • Application fee
    • Nonrefundable Application Fee - $15 (Waived for financial aid applicants)
    • Nonrefundable International Fee - $20 (outside US only)

Financial Aid is available

We are committed to serving all talented youth regardless of financial circumstances. Financial assistance is available based on need.

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Course Materials

Please acquire all course materials by the course start date. If you have questions about these materials or difficulty locating them, please contact ctyinfo@jhu.edu.
 

  • Software: An Advanced Text Editor. Instructions are provided in the course.

Technical Requirements

This course requires a computer with high-speed Internet access and an up-to-date web browser such as Chrome or Firefox. You must be able to communicate with the instructor via email. Visit the Technical Requirements and Support page for more details.

This course uses a virtual classroom for instructor-student communication. The classroom works on standard computers with the Zoom desktop client, and on tablets or handhelds that support the Zoom Mobile app. Recorded meetings can only be viewed on a computer with the Zoom desktop client installed. The Zoom desktop client and Zoom Mobile App are both free to download.

Most course lectures may be viewed on mobile devices, but some assignments and quizzes must be completed on a desktop or laptop computer.

Chromebooks are not recommended due to required downloading of specialized software.

This course uses Respondus LockDown Browser proctoring software for designated assessments. LockDown Browser is a client application that is installed to a local computer. Visit the Respondus website for system requirements.

Terms & Conditions

Courses may include videos from the web. Recommendations or links at the end of videos are provided by the video host and are not CTY recommendations. 

You may have the option to post your work on public third-party sites (e.g., YouTube). 

Virtual class meetings may be recorded for students to review.

After a you complete a course, your projects may be used to illustrate work for future students. 

You will need to create an account on a third-party site to access course resources.

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