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OBJECTIVE/PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Mobile Application Development program provides students with the specialized knowledge that is important in the design and / or development of mobile device applications, games, or utilities. Students will study and gain hands-on experience with the languages and frameworks that are most commonly used in developing both Android and IOS applications, with the design of user interfaces and software systems, and with associated topics such as hosting infrastructure and mobile application security. It will benefit those who wish to distinguish themselves across a wide range of employment and technical disciplines. Entrance Requirement: The admission requirement is a bachelor's degree in computer science or a closely related field. Individuals with an equivalent knowledge of the background materials through work or self-study may be accepted into this program at the discretion of the school’s Executive Director or Assistant Director.
Courses Required to Complete this Diploma Program Include:
PMG01 Project Management Comprehensive – 54 Hours
Prerequisite(s): High school diploma or GED equivalent, Microsoft Office is preferred, basic computer skills; 3-6 months project management experience is desired. In this course, you will apply the generally recognized practices of project management. The course is appropriate for individuals who wish to develop professionally, increase their project management skills, apply a formalized and standards-based approach to project management or seek career advancement by moving into a formal project manager job role.
PRG00 Introduction to Programming - 45 hours
Prerequisite(s): A college degree in computer science or a closely related field. Individuals with an equivalent knowledge of the background materials through work or self-study may be accepted into this program at the discretion of the school’s Executive Director or Assistant Director.
This course introduces students to computer programming. Students will learn the fundamental concepts and terminology of application development and develop skills in designing and writing simple computer programs. The course provides an overview of the application development process in addition to introducing important programming constructs and methodologies.
PRG01 Programming Language 1 – 45 hours
Prerequisite(s): PRG00 Introduction to Programming.
This course is an introduction to programming using Java applications. Topics covered include the origins of Java, how it relates to C and C++ and C#, the Java programming language syntax, OO programming using Java, exception handling, file input/output, threads, and networking.
MAD01 Mobile Application Development 1 – 88 hours
Prerequisite(s): PRG01 Programming Language.
In this introductory course students will learn the newest release of Android OS. Students will learn what they need to know to program for the latest Android smartphones and tablets. The class concentrates on the Android OS which is a single solution for both smartphones and tablets, so what you learn will help enable students to be successful developing for both devices.
PRG02 Programming Language 2 – 45 hours
Prerequisite(s): MAD01 Mobile Application Development.
This course covers the essentials of Objective C programming language, the Foundation and Cocoa frameworks. The main objective of the course is to teach students design and build rich and powerful applications for Mac OS X using Objective C, SWIFT, XCode and other tools.
MAD02 Mobile Application Development 2 – 88 hours
Prerequisite(s): PRG02 Programming Language.
This course will provide students with a solid grasp of the fundamental concepts of C programming—including some of the more challenging aspects of pointers, arrays, structures, defined types, and dynamic memory allocation. Students will also learn how to use the standard C libraries, as well as how to work with the LLDB compiler and debugger
CAP01 Capstone Project - 40 hours
Prerequisite(s): Successfully complete the other courses in this program.
In this course, students will create a working Android or IOS mobile application using a combination of skills learned throughout this program. Students will present their application to the class as a final presentation.
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||On-Time Graduation Rate -1
||Graduate Placement Rate - 2
|Web Application Development Diploma Program
||CIP Code: 11.0201
|Mobile Application Development Diploma Program
||There were no students in this program during reporting period.
||There were no students in this program during reporting period.
||CIP Code: 11.0899
1. The Web Application Development diploma program is designed to take 3 months to complete. The Mobile Application Development diploma program is designed to take 3 months to complete. The Web Application Development Diploma program stated January 5, 2015 and there were not any students in the Mobile Application Development Diploma program during the reporting period July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. Rates calculated for July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015 based on US Department of Education on-time completion rate formula under 34CFR 668.6, http://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2010/10/29/2010-26531/program-integrity-issues#h-123.
2. The calculation of this rate includes students who completed a program or graduated from a program from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015 and were available for placement. The calculation of this rate does not include students who completed a program or graduated from a program from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015 and were not available for placement due to pregnancy, death, or other health-related issues; continuing education; active military service; visa restrictions (international students); enrollment in an English as a Second Language (ESL) program; or incarceration. Placement is based upon job titles included in the list of job titles published by the institution for which the program prepares students; the required use of skills learned in the student’s program as a predominant component of the job; or the benefit of the training received from the program in obtaining a new position or maintaining a current position, supporting promotion or improving job related skills. The former students were employed on or before November 1, 2014, which is approximately four months after the end of the accrediting agency’s reporting period of July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. Rate calculated based on ACICS formula, http://acics.org/accreditation/content.aspx?id=5712.
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