SLCC General Catalog

Mobile Application Development CP

CTE Certificate of Proficiency
16 credits minimum

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Program Description

Developing software for mobile devices such as the iPhone, Droid, and iPad requires a unique set of skills.  This Certificate of Proficiency includes courses to teach students these skills. The student entering this program must have programming experience in an object oriented language such as Java, C++, C#, or Objective C.  This experience should be equivalent to CSIS 1410.

Career Opportunities

There is a great demand for mobile application developers in business and industry.  In general, these skills must be accompanied by additional skills and competencies.  Career titles include: App Developer, Computer Software Engineer – Applications.

NOTE:  This Certificate of Proficiency is eligible for financial aid if it is a part of a financial aid eligible program such as an AS or AAS degree.  Courses within the certificate may also be eligible if taken as part of a financial aid eligible program.  Please check with the Financial Aid Office to determine if the Certificate of Proficiency and classes are eligible.

Required Courses: (12 Credits)

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

CSIS 1550

SQL Programming

3

F,Sp

Recommended: CIS 1020

CSIS 1200

Introduction to Networking

3

F,Sp

Recommended: CSIS 1030

CSIS 2630

Android App Dev

3

F

Recommended: CSIS 1410

CSIS 2640

Mobile IOS App Dev

3

Sp

Recommended: CSIS 1410

 

 

Recommended Elective Courses: (4-6 Credits)

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

CSIS 1032

Introduction to Linux

3

F,Sp

Recommended: CSIS 1030

CSIS 2440

Web Programming

3

F,Sp

Recommended: CSIS 1430

CSIS 2900

Current Topics in CSIS

1-4

Sp

 

MGT 1100

Small Business Management

3

F,Sp

FIN 1050

Personal Finance (ID)

3

F,Sp

MKTG 1030

Introduction to Marketing

3

F,Sp

ACCT 1110

Financial Accounting I

3

F,Sp

For elective credit, a student may choose any course in the CSIS Department, or any course from any department in the School of Business or the Visual Art and Design Department.

Sample Schedule

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

CSIS 1200

3

CSIS 1550

3

CSIS 2630

3

CSIS 2640

3

Elective

4

 

 

Total

10

Total

6

 

 Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

  • From a set of requirements:  analyze, design, code, test and document programs to meet requirements.

1 – Substantive Knowledge

  • Create a functional user interface that is easy to navigate.

1 – Substantive Knowledge

  • Design database solutions for business problems.

1 – Substantive Knowledge

  • Analyze a set of requirements for software solutions.

4 – Think Critically 2 – Communicate Effectively

  • Recognize the ethical considerations of utilizing technology in business.

5 – Civic Engagement and/or Working Professionally

Department Contact Info

Computer Sciences and Information Systems Division

Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Business Building (BB) 109
801-957-5150

General Information
801-957-4073

Computer Sciences and Information Systems Department

Academic Advisor
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Business Building (BB) 130A
801-957-4286

Program Faculty

Professors
Jimmy Chen
Gordon Frisbey
Susumu Kasai
Randy Koziatek
Lorna Wells
Bruce Worthen

Associate Professors
Paul Anstall
Robert Baird
Marilyn Hibbert
Philip Nielson

Assistant Professors
Zahra Atashi
Roderick Buhler
Edward Walsh

Instructors
Dan Pope
Margarethe Posch