Pace University's CPE offers some of the most comprehensive and cutting edge web and digital graphic design programs in the Metropolitan New York area and even the US.
For career changers or entry level students all the way through advanced and experienced web designers, Pace has a program to support your career and advance your job skills for today's job market and employment needs.
Location: 551 Fifth Ave. 8th Floor, New York, NY 10176
Wordpress is the most popular CMS (Content Management Systems) in use today and been used to build more than 65 million websites and blogs worldwide. Content Management Systems have gained in popularity as the number of robust and complex websites continues to grow. Students will cover the lifecycle of web sites including their creation, management, distribution, and publishing of content.
This 85 hour comprehensive course is for those who want to effectively learn advanced techniques to get the most out of WordPress and their websites. Review of other CMS tools such Drupal and Joomla will also be included.
The core of this program will cover advanced features and include use of HTML, CSS, PHP and Adobe tools Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver. Students will learn how to build dynamic and responsive websites including modifying themes and designing a custom theme from the start.
Students will use the new features and workflows in Photoshop and Illustrator to plan and desgin a responsive website. Students will use Dreamweaver for the HTML fluid grid layout and include PHP and MySQL to add dynamic funcionality to the website and conect with a database.
Who Should Enroll
The CMS Web Design with Wordpress course is for web designers (and others) wishing to understand site creation with Content Management Systems and to expand their skills by creating CMS sites built with WordPress. This class will also look at Joomla and Drupal. Prior WordPress users or administrators looking to extend their knowledge and skills and / or to develop a better understanding and more control of their sites.
Prior WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, Magento, etc. users or administrators looking for better understanding and more control of their sites.
Students who have taken the Adobe Web Design course, Dual Certificate program or have the equivalent experience and skills in Dreamweaver, CSS and HTML. This is an intermediate to advanced level course.
This 85 hour - Certificate in CMS Web Design with Wordpress class meets twice per week on Monday and Wednesday evenings at our Midtown Center location (New York, NY). This is an instructor-led course.
Evening classes: 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm (2.5 hours) Five hours per week for 17 weeks.
This class will teach students the full process of Digital Graphic Design. Students will use Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign to design and create content for print and the wide range of digital devices used today.
Using several Adobe Software tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Edge Animate, Reflow and Muse, students will learn how to PLAN - DESIGN - BUILD + MAINTAIN a fully functional website for the web and digital devices.
The Dual Certificate Program combines AWD & DGD into one program and offers students a comprehensive, value-based opportunity to learn digital media skills in todays web, print and graphic design for the web, tablets and all digital devices.
The core of this program will cover advanced features to extend your skills in Adobe Creative Cloud software tools Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and the Digital Publishing Suite which utilizes Apple’s Developer program.