Web Development: HTML (online) | Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Web Development: HTML (online)

This course introduces the fundamental language of the web: HyperText Markup Language (HTML).

Explore how the web works, including tags, links, images, lists, tables, forms, web standards (old, new, and evolving), directory structure, wireframing, web development best practices, and lay the foundation for further web development in the next course, Web Development Basics: CSS. This five week online course is a blend of tutorials, readings, development projects, and online discussion. The class is geared toward the beginning to intermediate web developer or designer. / Students will have access to Adobe Creative Cloud software throughout the course. / This course is part of the MA in Graphic and Web Design and is a graduate level course.

Open to students ages 18 and above. Review complete policies, including class cancellation policies, before completing your registration.

Class meeting details

This online course is asynchronous, meaning that there are no set class meeting times. Instead, the course is project-based, with 2 to 3 deadlines per week, and students can choose a time and place that works best for them to complete the work. Course activities may include readings; video demonstrations and tutorials; online discussions; projects; and critiques.

Required materials

Adobe Creative Cloud (provided by MCAD).

A computer capable of running Adobe Creative Cloud software, with internet access.

Class resources
This class uses Adobe Creative Cloud and Canvas, MCAD's learning management system. Please see the links for more information.

See https://canvas.mcad.edu/books for a list of required textbooks.

Class Savings

Register on or before May 13 and save $25.
Register for more than one class at a time and receive $25 off each additional class (same-day registrations only). 
This class does not qualify for the $25 tuition waiver or the alumni discounts.
Additional savings. Are you eligible?


Contact MCAD Continuing Education at continuing_education@mcad.edu or call 612.874.3765.


Non-credit Tuition
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    Open to students ages 18 and above.
  • Term:
    Fall 2024
  • Instructor: James O'Brien
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    IDM 6611 20 FA24