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Foundations of Mobile App Development

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in the Foundations of Mobile App Development prepares students for employment in entry-level coding, programming, and software development positions with foundational experience in a variety of platforms, including iOS, Android, Windows and web app development. Courses in this certificate can apply toward the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Mobile App Development and Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Mobile App Development.

Details

Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Certificate
Academic Plan
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Academic Plan Code
5793
Total Credits Required
18-21
Catalog Year
2020-2021
What You’ll Learn

This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Design and develop a user interface that utilizes professional UI/UX principles.
  2. Design and develop applications that meet the client's needs utilizing the appropriate controls for the appropriate platform.
  3. Develop effective, efficient, tested code that meets specifications.
  4. Analyze problems using critical thinking skills and design program solutions.
  5. Research and evaluate professional resources to effectively apply them to a problem.
  6. Practice industry accepted professional and ethical behavior.
Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Arizona-based annual median wages* for this program. Education requirements vary for the occupations listed below, so you may need further education or degrees in order to qualify for some of these jobs and earn the related salaries. Please visit with an academic advisor and/or program director for additional information.

* Wage information sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2018.
Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems Critical course CS 0–3
CIS120DF Adobe Photoshop Level I: Digital Imaging 3
CIS162AD C#: Level I Gateway course CIS105 must be taken prior to this course or waived or co-requisited by permission of instructor CS 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS165DA Introduction to Android Application Development Critical course 3
CIS165 Introduction to IOS Application Development Critical course 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS165DB or
CIS165DC
C#/VB.NET: Windows 8 App Development or Xamarin/C# Cross-Platform Development Critical course HTML/CSS OR Internet/Web Development Level I 3
CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I 3

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems Critical course Or permission of Program Director, Department or Division Chair CS 0–3
CIS120DF Adobe Photoshop Level I: Digital Imaging 3
CIS162AD C#: Level I Gateway course CIS105 must be taken prior to this course or waived or co-requisited by permission of instructor CS 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS165DA Introduction to Android Application Development Critical course 3
CIS165 Introduction to IOS Application Development Critical course 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS165DB or
CIS165DC
C#/VB.NET: Windows 8 App Development or Xamarin/C# Cross-Platform Development Critical course 3
CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I 3
Program Area Key
Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

View MCCCD’s program website for the Certificate of Completion in Foundations of Mobile App Development (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=145312).

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.