Program Overview

Curriculum

Assignments can now be found on Blackboard, you will receive your login information on the first day of class.

The curriculum consists of:

  • HTML and CSS
  • Microsoft Office
  • UI/UX and JQuery
  • JavaScript
  • Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • E-commerce
  • PHP
  • WordPress

With opportunities for industry certifications in each program taught.

Textbook List

The following textbooks are required for the course. Depending on your financial aid, you may be able to get these for free from the bookstore. Otherwise, you can buy them from another student or buy them online. Sometimes we list additional recommended reading or videos, which are always highly recommended to enhance your learning. Note that, to stay current with evolving technologies, specific course offerings in these programs are subject to modification, deletion or replacement at any time. Buy one textbook at a time in case it changes.

Web Design with HTML5 and CSS3 Comprehensive Eighth Edition ISBN: 978-1-305-57816-6

Microsoft Office 365/2016 Illustrated, Introductory First Edition ISBN:978-1-305-87602-6

Internet Surf and Turf Revealed ISBN:978-1-4188-6006-6

Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud Revealed ISBN:978-1-305-26261-4

Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud Revealed ISBN:978-1305-26053-5

Don’t Make Me Think– Download free PDF

Javascript Sixth Edition ISBN:978-1-305-07844-4

PHP Programming with MySQL ISBN: 978-0-538-74584-0

E-commerce Specialist Course (Must be purchased through PTC campus bookstore)

Software List

Software is free for students using the computer lab, online students are responsible for their own hardware and software.

Microsoft Suite Office 2016/365 (free for PTC students)

Sublime Text Editor 2/3

FileZilla Client

Google Chrome

Adobe Creative Cloud (student subscription)

Lynda video tutorials (free for PTC students)