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CURRICULUM

The BAS in Mobile Application Development is offered as a full-time 90-credit degree program.

General Education Requirements - 30 Credits

Technical Writing (ENGL&235)

Structures and Algorithms (BIT 265) or 2-Dimensional Drawing (ART 110)

Design Research Methodologies (HUM 330)

Society & Ethics in the Digital Age (SOC 440)

Choose two Natural Sciences designated courses. One must include a lab.

Program Requirements - 60 Credits

Mobile UI Design (BIT 271)

Lifecycle Management (BIT 340)

Software Design Patterns & Techniques (BIT 350)

Android App Development I (BIT 371)

Android App Development II (BIT 372)

Database Programming  (BIT 375)

iOS App Development I  (BIT 381)

iOS App Development II (BIT 382)

API Development (BIT 465)

Mobile Backend Services  (BIT 470)

Current Trends in Mobile Ecosystem  (BIT 480)

Capstone Project (BIT 490)

Career Development & Networking (BIT 495)

Internship project (BIT 397/497)

Two-Year Schedule (with 3-year options) 

The core classes within this program are scheduled for weekdays at 3:30 pm or later with the understanding that some students may be balancing work and school.*  Students may complete the schedule part-time (3 year track) by focusing on the core classes in years 1 and 2 while completing their remaining coursework over the summer and in year three.


Year one:

Fall 2018 (15 cr)

  • BIT271, T/Th 3:30
  • BIT371, T/Th 5:45
  • ENGL&235, Online

Winter 2019 (15 cr) 

  • BIT372 (H), T 3:30
  • BIT340, T/Th 5:45
  • HUM330 (H), M 3:30

Spring 2019 (10 cr) 

  • BIT381, T/Th 3:30
  • BIT350, T/Th 5:45
  • Choice

Summer 2020

  • Optional - choice coursework
    See advisor 

Year two:

Fall 2019 (15 cr)

  • BIT382 (H), M/W 3:30
  • BIT375, T/Th 5:45
  • ENGL&235, Online

Winter 2020 (15 cr) 

  • BIT465 (H), W 5:45
  • BIT470, W 5:45
  • HUM330 (H), M 3:30

Spring 2020 (10 cr) 

  • BIT480 (2cr), T/Th 3:30
  • BIT490 (3 cr) (H), M 5:45
  • Choice

Summer 2021

  • Optional - choice coursework
    See advisor 


Remaining Choice Courses/Credits (18 Credits):

(Please see advisor)

  • BIT 265 or ART 110/120
  • Natural Science and Natural Science Lab – 10 credits
  • BIT 396/496 or BIT 397/497 (1-5 credits) – work-based learning credit is arranged with faculty and advisor


(H) – Hybrid Course:
An eLearning course that displaces some, but not all class time with web-based tools. For example, students may attend class on campus one day a week and complete the work for the week online through group projects, discussions, and other activities.

*Schedule is subject to change, please see Mobile Apps academic advisor for more information.

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