Raise Your Sites
You’ll combine art and craft by using the same tools as professional web designers and front-end developers.
Create resonant experiences by learning the basics of color, composition and typography.
HTML & CSS
Give a page structure and meaning with HTML — and beautify it with CSS.
Design your site to be functional and appealing at any screen size.
Build Beautiful Websites
Designers, marketers, entrepreneurs and many others have used this course to turn their ideas into something real.
Online Learning, Done Differently
or: Why This is an Online Course You’ll Actually Complete
Work 1:1 with a Mentor
We pair you with a mentor who has extensive professional and academic knowledge of the field. You’ll have one-on-one conversations with him or her, and receive useful feedback on improving your work. Your mentor pushes you to meet your goals, and excel in the process.
Learn from Anywhere, On Your Schedule
Each week, you’ll complete a series of videos, quizzes, interactive activities and projects through our online platform – available to access at any time. Scheduling time for a mentoring session is just as flexible.
We’ll Keep You Engaged
Online courses can start off great, but staying motivated can be a challenge. Ours links you with one of our course producers, who helps you maintain the connection. They can answer your questions, help you in a pinch — or just chat.
On The Line
In providing insight and support to you during the course, our mentors have one aim: to help you get the most out of your experience.
Sarah Hallacher Mentor, Web Design
- Graduate of NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program
- Featured in Fast Company, NPR, Sundance, The Creators Project, WIRED, and more
Joe Bliss Mentor, Web Design
- Graduate of Colgate University with a BA in Computer Science and Music
- Freelance front-end developer and veteran instructor of GA’s FEWD course
What You’ll Learn
Introduction to HTML & CSS
Learn the basics of HTML & CSS — the building blocks of the web — and create and host your first web page!
Learn foundational design principles and tools, the iterative design process, and how to create design mockups.
Styling Pages with CSS
Dive deeper into CSS and create your first fully styled landing page.
Typography & Color Theory
Apply typographic principles like legibility and readability to enhance your site.
Page Structure & Layout
Design complex, modern sites and learn how to balance layout for content and navigation.
Navigation & Multi-column Layout
Build multi-column layouts with modern navigation elements.
Responsive Design & Mobile-first Principles
Design responsive sites and learn best practices for user experience on web versus mobile.
Media Queries & Responsive Development
Build a modern responsive site that works on web and mobile.
Design and code a personal project of your choosing and present to your mentor for feedback and support.
Advanced Study: Responsive HTML Emails
Design and code beautiful, styled, responsive emails.
So much of the learning comes from sitting down to code; being able to vet that learning with someone throughout the process helped solidify many concepts in my mind.
Kali Swenson, Circuits Alum / Writer & Editor, Seattle
Dec 07 - Mar 08
Payment plans available
Dec 14 - Mar 15
Payment plans available
Get the info from an expert
Dive deep into the curriculum, the course structure, and what you can achieve in 10 weeks—straight from a course mentor.
We love questions, almost as much as we love providing answers. Here are a few samplings of what we’re typically asked, along with our responses.
What is the price of the course? Do you offer payment plans?
The price of the course is $1250. Most students choose to pursue a 3-part payment plan with a deposit of $250 and then 2 additional installments of $500. We are more than happy to set up a customized plan for you based on your individual needs.
Do Circuits students get a discount towards other courses at GA?
Yes! We want to help make lifelong learning as easy and accessible for you as possible. Circuits alumni can choose from one of three great perks:
- Get 10% off an additional Circuits course OR
- Receive $200 towards a single Part-Time, On-Campus course OR
- Apply 75% of your completed Circuit tuition towards the cost of a Full-Time, On-Campus Immersive course.
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I work full-time, can I still take this course?
Yes! This course was built with flexibility in mind allowing you to complete the content and meet with mentors on your schedule. Going through the course materials and the weekly projects can be done anytime during the week and takes about 8-10 hours. More than 85% of our students are employed full-time.
Are there specific class times?
Most of the course content is taught asynchronously through videos, quizzes, slideshows, code challenges, and projects, but there are also weekly one-on-one meetings with your mentor (you’ll be able to choose the time that works best for you).
Who are the mentors? How does mentorship work?
The mentors are all working professionals who are experts in their fields. Each class has the opportunity to work with a number of different mentors. Your mentors will:
- Help you set goals for the course, and then make sure you’re on-track to meet them.
- Meet with you in one-on-one meetings, to go over your work and overall progress.
- Answer any questions you might have as you get through the course content.
Does this course have any restrictions?
Yes, this program is not open to enrollments for individuals who plan to take the course from the following US states: Alabama, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Utah, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
Dig Deeper Into The Curriculum
We have sent a copy of our course syllabus to your email.
If you have any other questions about the course, please call us at +1 503 908 5029 or email admissions.