Course just added to USCB Spring 2014 Catalog!!

CSCI 102 — General Applications Programming: HTML & JavaScript (3 credits)
Spring 2014 - University of South Carolina Beaufort

Instructor: Dr. Brian Canada (
Meeting Times: MWF 10am-10:50am
Meeting Location: LIBR 241/242

Required Textbook:
Zak Ruvalcaba & Anne Boehm, Murach's HTML5 and CSS3, 1st edition (2011)
ISBN-13: 9781890774660
Retail Price: $54.50 (much better deals at publisher site:

Prerequisites: Two years of college prep mathematics. No previous computer programming experience is necessary or assumed.

Course Catalog Description:
Introduction to systematic computer problem-solving and programming for a variety of applications. Open to all majors.

Course Goals:
Introduction to the development of interactive websites using modern web technologies and standards (HTML5 and CSS3); introduction to programming and problem solving using JavaScript and jQuery.

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, students with a grade of C or better should be able to:
1. Understand the processes that occur when loading and viewing web pages
2. Use logic and problem solving skills to create an interactive web site using HTML5 and JavaScript
3. Modify page layouts and develop responsive web pages for desktop & mobile browsers using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS3) and JavaScript code libraries (e.g., jQuery)
4. Understand the basics of designing and deploying websites

To give an idea of what you can be expected to accomplish after completing this course, here are screenshots of selected final project submissions from the Fall 2013 class: