Take Introduction to Web Development online at your own pace
Explore web development, including the history, roles and technologies essential to working in this field. Sophia’s student-friendly format allows you to earn college-level credits toward your degree at your own pace.
ACE Credit®-recommended for 3.0 semester credits
4644 students successfully completed
This course is designed to introduce learners to the basic computer concepts essential to learn in order to become a web developer. The course breaks down how the internet works and explains the history of web development. Learners explore the roles of software engineering and web development to distinguish their responsibilities and know what a day in the life of a web developer is like. This course is for anyone who wants to learn the different technologies that make a website and practice coding in an easy and accessible environment. On completion, learners will be ready to pursue learning paths like the Devmountain Web Development bootcamp.
Assessments and grading
This is a pass/fail course. You must complete 9 Challenges (formative assessments) and 3 Milestones (summative assessments) with an overall score of 70% or better.
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