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Designing with Cascading Style Sheets: Advanced | UEWD.X407

Designing with Cascading Style Sheets: Advanced | UEWD.X407

This course provides an in-depth exploration into the expanding world of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), covering responsive website designs that work with smartphone, tablet or desktop monitors. Lectures and hands-on exercises cover essential CSS3 properties, concepts, techniques, and applications of media queries, styling forms, fonts and structural pseudo-classes. You will also learn how to handle browser compatibility issues.

By the end of the course, you’ll know how to use the latest CSS capabilities to create Web pages with clean, efficient and cutting-edge designs that meet the demands of mobile, tablet and desktop users.

Skills Needed

  • To be successful in this class all students should have working knowledge of Google’s G Suite or Microsoft Office, proper email etiquette, and essential understanding of Canvas.
  • It is required that students take the prerequisite courses or have equivalent experience. HTML and CSS basics will not be repeated in this course.

Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to
  • Design Web pages that respond to media types (mobile phones, tablets, desktops).
  • Use child, sibling and structural pseudo-class selectors.
  • Style forms.
  • Create drop-down menus.
  • Use Flex Box
  • CSS Grid Layout
  • Understand browser compatibility issues.
  • Apply CSS3 properties

Topics Include

  • Designing Web pages that respond to media types (mobile phones, tablets, desktops)
  • Using browser development tools for testing purposes
  • Vendor prefixes
  • Child, sibling and structural pseudo-class selectors
  • CSS3 properties, including:
  • * Border radius
    * Box and text shadows
    * Gradients
  • Web Typography
  • CSS Animation properties
  • Flexbox
  • Grid Layout
  • Drop-down menus
  • Style forms
  • Validation of HTML and CSS code
  • Testing for Accessibility


Have a question about this course?
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Call (408) 861-3860


Sections Open for Enrollment:

Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Units Cost Instructor
08-15-2022 to 09-26-2022 2.0 $715

Audrey A Blumeneau



Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Mon, 08-15-2022 12:01 a.m. 11:59 p.m. Online Self-paced ONLINE
Mon, 09-26-2022 12:01 a.m. 11:59 p.m. Online Self-paced ONLINE