Web Design

Web Design Curriculum

Island Coast High School offers a comprehensive and rigorous Web Development Curriculum.  The program offers a sequence of project-based courses that provide students with relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers as an Assistant Web Designer, a Web Designer and a Senior Web Designer.

The four year progression starts with Digital Information Technology, progresses to Foundations of Web Design, User Interface and Web Scripting Fundamentals.  These courses cover conceptualization, design, storyboarding/wire-framing, and development methodologies.   

Web Design

Course Progression

First Year: Digital Information Technology (8208110)

Digital Information Technology is designed to provide an introduction information systems and trends.  Digital Information Technology includes exploration and use of databases, the internet, spreadsheets, and presentation applications, management of personal information and email, word processing, HTML and web design.  Students have the opportunity to earn the Microsoft Office Suite certification.

Second Year: Foundations of Web Design (9001110)

Foundations of Web Design is designed to provide students with opportunities to acquire and apply foundational skills related to web design including website architecture and file structure, design and create webpages and webpage components.  Students will have the opportunity to earn a certification in Adobe Dreamweaver CC

Third Year: User Interface Design (9001120)

User Interface Design provides advanced concepts used in interface design.  The content includes principles of Human Computer Interface (HCI), advanced page design using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), advanced HTML commands, multimedia applications, and website promotion.  Students will have the opportunity to earn a certification in Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe Illustrator CC and/or Adobe Animate.

Fourth Year: Web Scripting Fundamentals (9001130)

Web Scripting Fundamentals provides an introduction to scripting related to web development. The content primarily focuses on client-side scripting using JavaScript.  



Web Design Industry Certifications

Adobe Certified Associate

Adobe Creative Cloud

Photoshop CC




Photoshop CC is a popular image editing software used by photographers, graphic designers, and other professionals in various art and design fields. It is most commonly used for photo editing, design creation, and illustration.

Illustrator CC



Students can take their graphic design skills to the next level with Illustrator CC certification. Illustrator is a vector-based program used primarily for graphic design, web design, and illustration.

 Animate CC


Animate CC is a popular animation software program used to designvector graphicsand animation sequences used in television programs, videos, web applications and video games.

Microsoft Technology Associate - JavaScript


JavaScript is the programming language of the web.  It is used to enhance webpages to provide a richer user experience including dynamically updating web pages, user interface enhancements such as menus and dialog boxes, animations, 2D and 3D graphics, interactive maps, and video players.




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