Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Web Design & Digital Photography

Designing Effective Websites

Learn the basics of designing and developing an effective website. Discover the advantages of using templates and explore other affordable easy-to-use resources to create a professional website. Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills.

COM 1606 / Length: 8 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $140; Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 1068 Mon & Wed
Sept. 10-19
6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple
Introduction to HTML 5

Learn the basics of hand-coding web pages with HTML5. In this beginners class, practice creating basic web pages using tags, elements and attributes, and add links and graphics. Explore the use of CSS style sheets for text formatting and tables. This course requires extensive typing.

COM 1642 / Length: 12 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $210; Non-Sponsoring $258

CRN 2511 Wednesdays
Oct. 3-24
6-9 p.m. Marple
Introduction to WordPress

WordPress can have your blog or website up and running in no time. This course offers an introduction to the amazing open source website platform. It is powerful, easy to use and requires a minimal investment of time and money. Start at the beginning with easy to follow instructions. Bring a notebook.

COM 1633 / Length: 6 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $105; Non-Sponsoring $140

CRN 2457 Tuesdays
Sept. 25-Oct. 2
6-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 2458 Saturdays
Nov. 3-10
9 a.m.-Noon Marple
WordPress Intermediate

This class is a continuation to build off the foundations learned in Introduction to Word Press and a great way for a Word Press user to advance their current knowledge.

COM 1635 / Length: 6 Hours
Cost: Sponsoring $105; Non-Sponsoring $140

CRN 2458 Saturdays
Nov. 3-10
9 a.m.-Noon Marple

Digital Photography

Introduction to Photoshop
Learn to use the image-editing program used by the pros. Course topics include: cropping and resizing images, selecting image areas, layers, compositing, adjusting color and lighting, retouching photos, adding text, and preparing images for print and the web. Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills.

COM 1657 / Length: 8 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $140, Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 359 Mon & Wed
March 5-14
6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple

Lightroom
Adobe’s premier tool for working with digital images. Lightroom handles it all from adjusting color, lighting, and size, to managing metadata, creating web sites, and printing. Learn how professionals and hobbyist can use Lightroom to manage all of their digital photos, while saving time and giving that professional look. In this hands-on class, you will learn how to correct common lighting and color problems, reduce noise, crop, create web galleries, and print. Whether its pictures from your point and shoot camera or RAW files from your professional DSLR, this class will have you creating professional images.

COM 1667 / Length: 8 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $140, Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 1851 Tues & Thurs
Dec. 4-11
6-10 p.m. Marple

Photoshop Advanced
Use advanced selection options and learn to retouch images to make them Web ready. Course topics include: masking and layers, vector paths, swatches, gradients, patterns, layer type and styles, and advanced masking. Prerequisite: COM 1653 or equivalent skills.

COM 1657 / Length: 8 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $140, Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 1599 Mon & Wed
August 20-29
6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple