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Web Scripting & Interactivity

Certificate in Web Scripting & Interactivity

  • Overview
  • Course Requirements
  • Certificate Requirements
  • How To Enroll

Web Scripting & Interactivity Certificate

Web users want to be engaged with Web sites. They want two-way communication so that they can request and receive exactly the information they need on your products or services.

Through Web scripting, you can design a site that grabs attention, as well as provides ways to gather and understand the user's requests. Scripting can effectively enhance your organization's image, convey a message about your products and services, and enable customers and the public to interact with your organization. To support this, you must be able to acquire information from your Web audience and shape it to meet your needs as well as heighten the user experience.

In this Chancellor's Certificate program, you'll learn to:

  • Engage your users with special interactive effects, such as animations, message boxes, and dropdown menus.
  • Create forms with data validation so incorrect information cannot be submitted.
  • Write Web pages "on the fly" based on timing events.
  • Produce forms that gather user input and create pages designed to fit the user's needs.

If you want to register online, the Certificate Registration Code is X9008 for the Web Scripting and Interactvity Certificate.

Certificate Class Requirements

You can earn this certificate in one of these two ways:

  • Complete a minimum of 48 hours in the classes specified below - 24 hours from Scripting and 24 hours from Electives.
  • Complete the Chancellor's Certificate in Web Page Design and then take an additional 42 hours - 24 hours from Scripting and 18 hours from Electives.

Certificate Prerequisites

You should be proficient with HTML and with the Windows operating system.

Certificate Completion Requirements

All classes must be completed through the University of Missouri-St. Louis Computer Education & Training Center within 24 months of submitting the application. If you have completed one or more of these classes through the Computer Education & Training Center in the 24 months prior to completing your application, they may be applied to this certificate. Granting approval for these classes depends on verification of satisfactory completion of each class.

You are required to complete any course prerequisites listed for certificate classes. These classes will not count toward the hours required to complete the certificate. Be sure to check the course descriptions for specific prerequisites.

Please note that a class can only be applied to one specialized certificate.

How to Enroll

Complete the application form and return it with your $25 nonrefundable fee to the address indicated. This fee covers processing, recordkeeping, and certificate costs. After the application form and fee are processed, we will send you a confirmation letter and Notification of Completion form. Use this form to keep track of classes you're taking toward your certificate. When you complete your last class, return the Notification form. We will verify successful completion of all requirements and send you the Chancellor's Certificate in Web Scripting & Interactivity.

If you want to register online, the Certificate Registration Code is X9008 for the Web Scripting and Interactvity Certificate.

Note: You will receive CEUs for successful completion of each certificate class and will earn at least 4.8 CEUs when you complete this certificate. The hours you complete in these classes will also be applied toward the 96-hour Chancellor's Certificate on the Computer.