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MOBILE APPS CERTIFICATES

Within the Mobile Application BAS Degree there are three 20 credit certificates:

Students completing the degree will earn all three.  Future students, depending upon their experience and provided they meet the program admission criteria, may opt for completing a single certificate.  Each certificate is appropriate for students and IT professionals with a moderate programming background and some design experience who want to move into mobile platform development.


Please contact the program advisor if you have questions about the certificate options.



Android Application Development - 20 CREDITS


This certificate focuses on the skills required by IT professionals who develop mobile apps for Android devices. The certificate provides students with native Android design and implementation experience utilizing agile development methods, input from stakeholders, peer and professional review, integrated testing, and structured team collaboration. Students build knowledge and skill by contributing to several mobile apps, culminating in a portfolio-ready capstone project. Key topics include: foundational and advanced Android programming concepts, test frameworks and unit tests for business logic, UI design and usability testing, Play Store overview, and steps for app distribution. 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Mobile UI Design
(BIT 271) - 5 CREDITS
Android App Development I 
(BIT 371) - 5 CREDITS
Android App Development II
(BIT 372) - 5 CREDITS
Capstone Project
(BIT 490) - 3 CREDITS
Internship project   
(BIT 397/497) - 2 CREDITS
 



iOS Application Development  - 20 CREDITS


This certificate prepares student for work in iOS development on devices like the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV. The certificate provides students with native iOS design and implementation experience utilizing agile development methods, input from stakeholders, peer and professional review, integrated testing, and structured team collaboration. Students build knowledge and skill by contributing to several mobile apps, culminating in a portfolio-ready capstone project. Key topics include: foundational and advanced iOS programming concepts, test frameworks and unit tests for business logic, UI design and usability testing, App Store overview, and steps for app distribution.   

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Mobile UI Design
(BIT 271) - 5 CREDITS

iOS App Development I  
(BIT 381) - 5 CREDITS

iOS App Development II 
(BIT 382) - 5 CREDITS
Capstone Project
(BIT 490) - 3 CREDITS
Internship project   
(BIT 397/497) - 2 CREDITS
 

 


 

Mobile Backend Development - 20 CREDITS


This certificate develops the required skills for work as a backend developer to support full-stack development of mobile applications. The certificate provides students with SQL and NoSQL database experience, API development coding practices, and development methodologies suitable for deploying apps on modern cloud-based systems. Students build knowledge and skill by contributing to several mobile apps, culminating in a portfolio-ready capstone project. Key topics include: developing, securing and testing REST APIs, the benefits, limitations, and key distinctions of different architectures, Backend-as-a-Service (BaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS), as well as Containers, offline synchronization strategies, and compliance with industry-specific and regional regulations (HIPAA, PCI-DCS, or FIPS).

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Database Programming
(BIT 375) - 5 CREDITS
API Development 
(BIT 465) - 5 CREDITS
Mobile Backend Services
(BIT 470) - 5 CREDITS
Capstone Project
(BIT 490) - 3 CREDITS
Internship project   
(BIT 397/497) - 2 CREDITS
 
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