Course Description

Discover the basics of computer programming and various programming languages. New technologies allow people outside of the computer science field to be able to create their own web pages using code. Students will learn the basics of HTML, CSS, and Java Script in this course, as well as the practical use for each.

Course Outline

Unit 1

Introduction to Programming

  • Types of programming languages
  • Practical Uses of Programing
  • Text Editors

Unit 2


  • Introduction to HTML
  • Introduction to CSS
  • Making a Simple Web Page

Unit 3

Drawing and Coloring using Code

  • Elements of Java Script
  • Basic Drawing Using Code
  • Basic Coloring Using Code

Unit 4

Basic Animation using Code

  • Uses of Animation
  • Animation Basics
  • Making a Simple Animation


NOTE: No Discounts apply to Online Courses

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


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Section Title
Introduction to Coding (Online)
Online-fixed date/synchronous meeting(s)
Feb 01, 2021 to Feb 26, 2021
Course Fee(s)
Section Notes

For this Online course Temple University partners with UGotClass/LERN.  This 4-week online class is self-paced.  No discounts apply to Online Courses.  This section begins on February 1, 2021.

Cancellation, Withdrawal and Refund Policy

A participant who withdraws from a non-credit course, in writing, up to one-week prior to the starting date of the course, will receive a refund, minus a $25 withdrawal fee; for all certificate programs the withdrawal fee is $50. For courses costing $75 or less, the withdrawal fee is $10 per course. No refunds will be given after that time. E-mail your withdrawal request to: course.withdrawals@temple.edu. Please note that if you do not officially withdrawal from a course and you do not attend the course, you are still responsible for payment. Temple University reserves the right to cancel a course for any reason. If the course is cancelled, you will be notified and your entire tuition will be refunded.

For more information contact us at ncce@temple.edu or 267-468-8500.