Course Description

Learn how to write JavaScript and DOM scripting code from scratch. Build a strong foundation of basic concepts through introduction theories and hands-on programming practise. This course is for individuals who work in front-end web development. This includes web designers who use HTML and CSS and would like to build rich Internet applications as well as server-side developers who use languages like PHP, ASP.NET or Ruby on Rails and would like to add JavaScript programming to their skill sets.

Course Details

Course Learning Outcomes

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Code, test, and debug introductory and foundational JavaScript concepts
  • Identify and correct JavaScript errors
  • Manipulate DOM objects and handle form elements

Topics of Instruction

  • Introduction to web development and JavaScript
  • JavaScript syntax, statements and comments
  • Data types and Operators
  • Using built in methods and writing custom functions
  • Conditional statements
  • Loops and control statements
  • Arrays
  • Introduction to event handling in JavaScript
  • Using built in JavaScript objects
  • Manipulating DOM elements using JavaScript
  • Debugging and Handle exceptions
  • Form data validation
  • Introduction to manipulating CSS using JavaScript



  • A minimum of 6 months experience working with HTML and CSS.

Applies Towards the Following Program(s)

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Online Synchronous
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Sep 03, 2024 to Nov 05, 2024
Schedule and Location
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $879.00
Reading List / Textbook
No textbook required
Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

You will require access to a computer with an Internet connection, a headset with speakers and microphone, webcam, and a monitor large enough to display multiple applications (or the use of two monitors).

This course uses:

  • Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L.
  • Zoom web conferencing software.

For the best experience, your computer and internet connection should meet certain requirements. See the recommended requirements...

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.


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