Want to learn how to build a website?

Whether you've never touched a website or maybe done a little dabbling in Wordpress, you'll learn everything you need to know about web-design in this class. Topics covered in this 10 week course include HTML, CSS, JS, and responsive web design for mobile and tablets. Join us for the Fall Meet + Greet on August 30th to meet the instructors, staff, and other prospective students!
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Benefits of Taking this Course

Did you know that the average web developer in the Baltimore area makes $87,000 / year. (Source: Indeed)

Job Placement Support

Upon passing this course, you'll get exclusive access to Betamore Works, our career concierge service that helps you find full-time employment & gigs.

Face-to-Face Interactions

Unlike online classrooms, you'll actually get to meet face-to-face with your instructor and other students, providing a much higher quality experience.

Real Labs, Real Projects

You'll be working on real projects in this course. If you don't have an idea for your own project, we'll pair you with our own real-world lab partners.

Syllabus

Here's what you'll be learning, broken down by weekly units

Unit 1: Intro to Front-end Web Development
Unit 2: Intro to Tools + Workflows
Unit 3: Version Control with Git
Unit 4: Basic HTML
Unit 5: Basic CSS
Unit 6: Basic JavaScript
Unit 7: Advanced HTML + CSS
Unit 8: Responsive Web Design
Unit 9: Accessibility
Unit 10: Optimization + Deployment

Meet Your Instructor

Instructor

Tom Kraak

Software Engineer at AOL

Tom is a software developer at AOL, with a focus on JavaScript and AngularJS. He is passionate about learning, teaching, and the web platform. Tom holds a special place in his heart for JavaScript and contributes regularly to his favorite open source projects on GitHub. Besides the long-standing Academy course at Betamore, he teaches and mentors at Baltimore NodeSchool and the jrWebDev meetup.

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When does this course take place?

Our Spring session of courses will launch on September 12, 2017. This course will meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm-9pm for 10 weeks at Betamore's Federal Hill Campus. Join us for a Meet + Greet on Wednesday, August 30 at 5:30pm at Betamore.

Can I really learn these front end skills in 10 weeks?

That's completely up to you and how hard you are willing to work. The courses have been designed to aggressively teach you these skills in 10 weeks, but the real knowledge transfer from our experts to you comes from your willingness to follow along. We find students that dedicate 7+ hours per week on these skills are the most successful.

Do I need to bring a laptop?

Yes, you'll need to bring your own laptop. If you're taking the Intro to Full Stack Web Development Course, you'll need an Apple laptop. You are eligible for an Education Discount and can get a brand new MacBook Air for around $950.

How do I enroll in a course?

The first step to enrollment is for you to 'Request More Info' about a particular course. Then, we will have one of our admissions directors schedule a short interview with you to learn your needs and goals. (Do not be afraid! We are looking for beginners.) If we are a good fit for each other then we will check our course availability and, if we have space, offer you enrollment. If you accept, we can set up payment and secure your seat.

How much does the Front-end Web Development course cost?

The tuition for the Front-end Web Development course is $3,000. A deposit of $1,500 is required to confirm your spot (please read our refund policy to learn more about this). If you pay for the course upfront, you will receive a 10% discount. We are willing to accommodate unique payment plans as long as the complete balance is paid before your last class.

What happens at the end of the course?

After the course is complete, we will give every student access to our Betamore Works program, a personalized career concierge service. If you took a course to sharpen your skills and have no interest in pursuing a new career, that's okay too.

What is your refund policy?

If you need to withdraw from one of our Academy courses prior to the start of the course, we will provide you with a full refund or credit good for future use towards any Betamore product or service. If you are one week or less into the course and you are unhappy with it for any reason, you can still receive a full refund or credit. Refunds beyond that point are prorated based on the date of withdrawal (you must submit this in writing to hello@betamore.com) and the amount you have already paid; during the second week of the course, you can receive a refund of up to 75% of the full course tuition, and after two weeks, no refunds will be given.

What prior programming or tech experience do I need to enroll in the Front-End course?

You do not need any specific programming or tech experience other than knowing how to use a computer for email and Internet access. Yes, we're for real.

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