Dec 13, 2019  
2019-2020 Course Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Course Catalog

Cross-Platform Mobile Development Certificate


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Total Credits: 20

Major Number: 5913
CIP Code: 11.0101

Program Description

This certificate prepares students to develop both platform-specific and cross-platform mobile applications.  Students who complete the certificate will be able to create applications that are optimized to run natively on the major mobile systems such as IOS and Android.  Students will also be able to create cross-platform applications that will run uniformly and consistently on multiple systems.  Students who complete the certificate will have a foundation in general application programming, a thorough understanding of mobile technologies and concepts and advanced knowledge in specific techniques required for mobile application development on multiple platforms.

Program Prerequisites

Course placement into MATH 1061  or higher or completion of MATH 0070 with a grade of C or higher.

Special Instructions

None

Program Requirements


Total Credits: 20


Career/Occupational Elective Requirements


None

MnTC/General Education Requirements


None

MnTC Elective Requirements


None

Additional Elective Requirements


None

Additional Requirements


None

Program Information


General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

See Century College Policy 3.17.0.1

Program Note

None

Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships

See the Century College website for information regarding transfer. This degree program is designed for both employment preparation and transfer. Some of the courses may not transfer to a number of four-year colleges. If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals, look at programs designed for transfer, and develop a plan. This degree transfers into the Computer Science Bachelors degree at Metropolitan State University through an articulation agreement. See an advisor or counselor if you are planning to pursue a 4-year computer related degree.

Program Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program students will be able to:

  • design, code, test, and document general application programs.
  • demonstrate proficiency in developing platform specific (iOS and Android) mobile apps.
  • demonstrate proficiency in developing cross-platform mobile apps.
  • describe the differences between cross-platform and platform-dependent mobile development.
  • design state-of-the-art mobile app user interfaces.
  • describe the different security issues facing mobile apps and implement appropriate security measures into the application development life cycle.

Program Contact Information

Zakaria Baani 651-779-3945 Room 3077 West
Robert Niemann 651.779.3252 Room 3075 West

Sample Plan


Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.

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Total Credits: 4


Note


This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu

Century College is a member of the Minnesota State system. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. This document can be available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 651.779.3354 or 1.800.228.1978 x 3354.

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