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Mobile App Development

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Mobile App Development prepares students for employment in entry-level coding, programming, and software development positions with an emphasis on mobile apps. Students will be prepared to take the App Developer with Swift Certification Level 1, Microsoft C# Software Essentials, and Associate Android Developer certifications. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Mobile App Development and Certificates of Completion (CCL) in iOS Application Development, Android Application Development, Windows Application Development, Web App Development, Native Mobile App Development, Cross-Platform App Development and Foundations of Mobile App Development are also available.

Details

Academic Plan Code: 
5193
Award: 
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Total credits required: 
33-36
Effective term: 
2020 Fall
Award notes

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.
Students should consult with a Department Advisor in arranging their schedules.

Program requirements for CCL 5914N iOS Application Development may be taken in the CCL 5193 Mobile App Development. An additional CCL within mobile apps may also be earned based on course selection.

Program prerequisites
Course #Course TitleCredits
None
Admission criteria

None

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:24-27
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
Permission of Program Director, Department or Division Chair (0)0-3
 
CIS120DFIntroduction to Adobe Photoshop3
CIS133DAInternet/Web Development Level I3
CIS150ABObject-Oriented Programming Fundamentals3
 
CIS156Python Programming: Level I (3) OR
CIS159Visual Basic Programming I (3) OR
CIS163AAJava Programming: Level I (3)3
 
CIS162ADC#: Level I3
CIS165Introduction to IOS Application Development3
CIS165DAIntroduction to Android Application Development3
 
CIS165DBC#/VB.NET: Windows 8 App Development (3) OR
CIS165DCXamarin/C# Cross Platform Development (3)3
Restricted Electives
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:9
Students must select one additional course from the following. Course may not apply to both Required Courses and Restricted Electives areas.
CIS156Python Programming: Level I3
CIS159Visual Basic Programming I3
CIS166AAIntroduction to JavaScripting3
CIS166AEWeb Scripting with PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP)3
 
Students must select two additional courses from the following. Courses may not apply to both Required Courses and Restricted Electives areas.
CIS225Business Systems Analysis and Design3
CIS233DAInternet/Web Development Level II3
CIS262ADC# Level II3
CIS265Advanced iOS Application Development3
CIS265DAAdvanced Android Application Development3
CIS276DAMySQL Database3
CIS276DBSQL Server Database3
Free Electives
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:0
None
Competencies
  • Design and develop a complex user interface that utilizes professional UI/UX principles. (CIS133DA, CIS120DF, CIS159, CIS162AD, CIS165, CIS165DA, CIS165DB, CIS165DC, CIS265, CIS265DA)
  • Design and develop complex applications that meet the client's needs utilizing the appropriate controls for the appropriate platform. (CIS105, CIS133DA, CIS133DA, CIS150AB, CIS156, CIS159, CIS162AD, CIS163AA, CIS165, CIS165DA, CIS165DB, CIS165DC, CIS166AA, CIS166AE, CIS225, CIS233DA, CIS262AD, CIS263AA, CIS265, CIS265DA, CIS276DA, CIS276DB)
  • Develop effective, efficient, tested code that meets complex specifications. (CIS105, CIS133DA, CIS150AB, CIS156, CIS159, CIS162AD, CIS163AA, CIS165, CIS165DA, CIS165DB, CIS165DC, CIS166AA, CIS166AE, CIS233DA, CIS263AA, CIS262AD, CIS265, CIS265DA, CIS276DA, CIS276DB)
  • Analyze complex problems using critical thinking skills and design program solutions. (CIS105, CIS133DA, CIS150AB, CIS156, CIS159, CIS162AD, CIS163AA, CIS165, CIS165DA, CIS166AA, CIS166AE, CIS225, CIS233DA, CIS263AA, CIS262AD, CIS265, CIS265DA, CIS276DA, CIS276DB)
  • Research and evaluate professional resources to effectively apply them to a complex problem. (CIS133DA, CIS150AB, CIS156, CIS159, CIS162AD, CIS163AA, CIS165, CIS165DA, CIS165DB, CIS165DC, CIS166AA, CIS166AE, CIS225, CIS263AA, CIS262AD, CIS265, CIS265DA, CIS276DA, CIS276DB)
  • Communicate in varied settings, both orally and in writing, in a culturally responsive manner to function well in a diverse and collaborative team environment. (CIS225, CIS233DA, CIS263AA, CIS262AD, CIS265, CIS265DA, CIS276DA, CIS276DB)
  • Practice industry accepted professional and ethical behavior. (CIS133DA, CIS166AA, CIS166AE, CIS225, CIS233DA, CIS262AD, CIS263AA, CIS265, CIS265DA, CIS276DA, CIS276DB)

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