Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Mobile Computing, Certificate of Proficiency


Effective: Spring, 2017

This program is designed to prepare students with the knowledge and skills needed to enter the mobile computing field.  Students prepare for careers in a variety of entry-level positions such as mobile app developer, software developer, programmer, and mobile game developer. The certificate builds a solid foundation of programming and design. Develop native apps for iOS and Android, as well as HTML5 web apps. Students learn to create mobile experiences that are engaging, accessible and usable.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Apply appropriate user interface design techniques and standards to create intuitive, usable and efficient designswhich focus on user experience (UX).
  • Identify the appropriate development tools, IDEs and emulators for creating and publishing various mobile applications and web sites.
  • Design and create web sites for display on a variety of different mobile devices and screens.
  • Design and create applications for smart-devices using iOS and Android OS frameworks and relevant programming languages.
  • Describe the standards and processes for submitting apps for distribution.
  • Upload files to a web server and update and maintain web sites.
  • Identify career paths, academic programs and training opportunities in the field of mobile computing.

Apply Now

Third Semester (12-15 credits)

DPR 204 - Intermediate Java Programming3
DPR 213 - IOS App Development3
Please pick one of the following courses highlighted in blue:
IMM 200 - UX Design3
CS 200 - UX Design3
DPR 190/CS 190 or DPR 194/CS 194 or DPR 199/CS 199 (optional) 1-3 credits)
Any transferable Quantitative Reasoning designated MAT course, MAT 120 or Higher (3-4 credits)

Total Credits: 36-40

In compliance with Title 34 Code of Federal Regulations 668.6 of the Higher Education Act of 2008, click here to obtain information about tuition and fees, and other information associated with Delaware County Community College Gainful Employment Programs.