Catalog 2016-2017 
    Dec 10, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MMDP 268 Introduction to Content Management Systems

4 credits
This course introduces students to common Content Management System (CMS) platforms. Topics include how to develop CMS-based websites; install, modify, and create new templates; add and edit content; and use modules and plug-ins.

Prerequisites: MMDP 233  and ITAD 112 , or instructor permission.

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Select an appropriate CMS system given specific criteria
  • Install, develop, and maintain a CMS based website
  • Install, create, and modify templates to be used on CMS based websites
  • Install  modules and plug-ins on web hosting servers
  • Use critical thinking and CMS best practices to meet industry standards related to cross browser compatibility and web accessibility
  • Describe file hierarchy and workflow best practices in a CMS environment
  • Use Adobe Dreamweaver CMS integration features