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Benerd College
For Degree and Credentialing: 209.946.2683 For Professional Development: 209.946.2424 For Sacramento Programs: 916.340.6155

3601 Pacific Ave. Stockton, CA 95211
3200 Fifth Ave. Sacramento, CA 95817

Front End Web Developer

Course description:

Everything a user sees and interacts with on a website was built by a front-end developer. Considering how many websites exist, front-end web developers are in high demand. This course will prepare you for an entry-level career in this growing job market. You will learn how to use HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create functional, responsive web applications.

Not only will you learn how use HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, you will put theory into practice to build the front-end of a website. The portfolio you develop in this course will be a vital asset when you enter the web development field.

Course Outline:

I. Introduction to HTML
1. A Quick Overview of Web Development
2. Introduction to HTML
3. Paragraphs, Headings, and Text
4. HTML Links
5. HTML Images
6. HTML Lists
7. HTML Tables
8. Sectioning a Web Page
9. Audio and Video
II. Introduction to CSS
1. Crash Course in CSS
2. CSS Fonts
3. Color and Opacity
4. CSS Text
5. Borders, Margins, and Padding
6. Backgrounds
7. Display and Visibility
8. Pseudo-classes and Pseudo-elements
9. Styling Tables with CSS
10. Positioning
11. Transforms and Transitions
12. Layouts
13. CSS Lists as Hierarchical Navigation
14. Media Queries
III. Introduction to JavaScript
1. JavaScript Basics
2. Variables, Arrays, and Operators
3. JavaScript Functions
4. Built-In JavaScript Objects
5. Conditionals and Loops
6. Event Handlers and Listeners
7. The HTML Document Object Model
8. CSS Object Model
9. Errors and Exceptions
IV. Introduction to Creating, Styling, and Validating Web Forms
1. HTML Forms
2. JavaScript Form Validation
3. Styling Forms with CSS
V. Final Project

This program is offered by our partner, ed2go. It is entirely online and is completed at your own pace. When you register, you receive six (6) months to complete this program. 

Date: Open enrollment. Start anytime - up to 6 months to complete.


 Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows XP or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Microsoft Word (not included in enrollment).
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online. Manuals are included as downloadable PDFs throughout the course.


There are no prerequisites to take this course. You are expected to be reasonably comfortable with computers and have an interest in programming and technology.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 16
Course Code:
UETG 401
Certificate Price:
$1,995.00 (financial aid available)

Online, self-paced, open enrollment. 6 months to complete


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