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.
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.
First Semester (12 credits)
|DPR 101 - Introduction to Computer Science||3|
|IMM 120 - Web Page Design and Development||3|
|IMM 110 - Multimedia Graphics & Design||3|
|ENG 100 - English Composition I||3|
Second Semester (12 credits)
|DPR 241 - Mobile Web Development||3|
|DPR 104 - Introduction to Java Programming||3|
|DPR 224 - Android App Development||3|
Third Semester (12-15 credits)
|DPR 204 - Intermediate Java Programming||3|
|DPR 213 - IOS App Development||3|
|Please pick one of the following courses highlighted in blue:|
|IMM 200 - UX Design||3|
|CS 200 - UX Design||3|
|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
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