Catalog 2017-2018 
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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DSGN 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: DSGN 233  and CSD 112  

Quarters Offered: 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

Total Hours: 60 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 40