The Full-Stack Web Development at Miami Dade College is a 14-week program designed to provide you with high-demand skills and cutting-edge tools for web development.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of web developers is projected to grow 15% from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. The demand for Web developers is projected to grow as e-commerce continues to expand. Online purchasing is expected to grow faster than the overall retail industry. As retail firms expand their online offerings, demand for web developers will grow. In addition, an increase in the use of mobile devices to search the web will lead to increased demand for web developers.
This course is offered in collaboration with 4Geeks Academy and consists of a blended format that includes a combination of 126 hours of face-to-face instruction and 140 hours of online training through a digital platform filled with lessons and progressive exercises to increase your skills, covering from basic tasks to the more complex assignments.
This course is designed with a blended learning methodology, combining 126 hours of face-to-face instruction and more than 140 hours of online training through a digital platform, making it the perfect option for a flexible and fast learning course.
You don’t have to quit your job to attend our program. Part-time is not just about the schedule, you will benefit from our blended learning platform, trained instructors, specialized content and an innovative teaching methodology that’ll help you learn twice as fast.
As a part of Miami Dade College’s mission, this program is designed to offer an accessible, high-quality learning experience. You’ll get the right tools to improve your professional skills at the most affordable price available.
The theory is delivered through video, animation, images, and infographics. Class-time is then used to debate, build projects and mentor over practical exercises.
An intimate setting provides the faculty with the opportunity to adapt to each student’s particular pace.
Every student has the opportunity to have regular conversations with a mentor.
Week 1: How the Web Works
Starting with the basics of the Internet architecture. Understand how the browser works. Client vs. Server. Introduction to HTML, Tags, Tables. Head & Body. Introduction to CSS.
HTML vs. CSS. Bootstrap, its components and workflow.
Week 2: Wireframes, CMD & GIT
Start to develop a professional workflow. Learn how to use the Command Line. Introduction to GIT and its components. Create your own repository and work as a team using GIT. Design a wireframe using Bootstrap components. Website Sitemap and Sections.
Week 3: First Coding Skills
Week 4: Introduction to React.js
Create your first React application. Professional workflow in JS. Webpack and JS Modules. Babel. React as a rendering engine. React components. React Router + Flux.
Week 5: The Project
Start working in a project using SCRUM methodology, User Stories, Kanban and Wireframing. Flux view.
Week 6: MVC with FLUX
No more hard-coding, make your Flux.Views and Components render from the Flux.Model. Flux.Actions Flux.Views Flux.Store
Week 7: Consuming API’s
Intro to AJAX, HTTP Requests and JSON. Learn how to use Postman. Modeling Data with WordPress. The WordPress Dashboard. Create a CPT. Composer + WordPress CLI.
Week 8: Make a Plugin + API
Build a WP Plugin with a custom model and API. Learn how to use ACPT Plugin + Custom Post Types to make Meetup-clone models. Create an API method.
Week 9: API Authentication
Week 10: The WordPress Theme
Build your own WordPress Theme. Learn about the WordPress Templating Engine and how to use it to render HTML. Learn to use PHP as a template engine (conditional display and loops).
Week 11: Payment Integration
Authenticate your website users. Learn how to integrate WooCommerce as a gateway for payment services for your website. WooCommerce API integration. Work in your final project.
Week 12: The Data Week
Learn how to measure everything and convert your website into a Data Generation machine using Google Analytics. Google Tag Manager integration, Identify and dispatch events. Data collection. AdWords integration.
Week 13: The Final Project
This whole week is dedicated to polishing and get ready to finalize your final project.
Week 14: To Production
In this final week and it’s time to upload your work. You will use GIT, WPCLI and CPanel and get your final project uploaded and running for final presentation.
Miami Dade College, the largest institution of higher education in Florida, is offering the Full-Stack Web Development program through the School of Continuing Education & Professional Development.
The School of Continuing Education & Professional Development proudly serves community needs by providing short-term non-credit programs to address workforce shortages, following up the mission of making college more accessible to the public and to meet community needs not served by traditional College programs.
The Eduardo J. Padrón Campus is conveniently located in the heart of Little Havana, near the Brickell Financial District, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Westchester, and Miami International Airport.