Apple App Development

Everyone Can Code and So Can You!

Did you know there are 10,000+ jobs open for programmers in Maricopa County? 

Get a head start by earning a certificate in Apple Coding and begin to pursue your career in the fast-growing app economy. 

App Development with Swift is a full-year course designed by Apple engineers and educators to teach students elements of app design using Swift, one of the world’s most popular programming languages.

What will I learn with the Apple app classes?

Students will learn to code and design fully functional apps, gaining critical job skills in software development and information technology. Students will learn to build apps for iPhones and iPads taking only three courses.

The CIS150AB Object-Oriented Programming – Apple Swift/xCode classes include an introduction to Apple app development using Swift/xCode and is taught within an IOS classroom environment. The hybrid classes combine regularly scheduled classroom meetings with online learning activities.  The hybrid class instructor provides book information the first day of class. All textbook and course materials are available at no or low cost (<$40) - and may include Open Educational Resources (OER). The Internet only sections are taught exclusively online.

Class Listing

CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems 3 Credits

Overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology, and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues related to computers. Use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software. Includes uses of application software and the Internet for efficient and effective problem solving. Exploration of relevant emerging technologies.

Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
33363
LIVE ONLINE
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
10/17/2020 - 12/12/2020

Fall Flex Start

Sa
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Vicki Schomaker

Open

3 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at: vicki.schomaker@mesacc.edu

This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

Additional Notes: CIS105 is a lecture course with computers demonstrations and open lab assignments. CIS105 uses Windows-based computers to cover word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and database management software. Includes overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues related to computers and exploration of relevant emerging technologies. Knowledge or basic features of Windows and ability to type 30 WPM recommended. CIS105 uses Microsoft Office 2016 or 2019 and either Windows 7, 8, or 10 software.

33311
LIVE ONLINE
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall Flex Start

Mo
6:00 PM - 9:40 PM

Vicki Schomaker

Open

1 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33311 Students may contact instructor at: vicki.schomaker@mesacc.edu

This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

Additional Notes: CIS105 is a lecture course with computers demonstrations and open lab assignments. CIS105 uses Windows-based computers to cover word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and database management software. Includes overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues related to computers and exploration of relevant emerging technologies. Knowledge or basic features of Windows and ability to type 30 WPM recommended. CIS105 uses Microsoft Office 2016 or 2019 and either Windows 7, 8, or 10 software.

33319
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture/Lab
10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall Flex Start

Patricia Roberts

Open

1 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33319 Students may contact instructor at: patricia.roberts@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: CIS105 is a lecture course with computers demonstrations and open lab assignments. CIS105 uses Windows-based computers to cover word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and database management software. Includes overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues related to computers and exploration of relevant emerging technologies. Knowledge or basic features of Windows and ability to type 30 WPM recommended. CIS105 uses Microsoft Office 2016 or 2019 and either Windows 7, 8, or 10 software.

35861
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture/Lab
10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall Flex Start

Staff

Open

1 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

Additional Notes: CIS105 is a lecture course with computers demonstrations and open lab assignments. CIS105 uses Windows-based computers to cover word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and database management software. Includes overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues related to computers and exploration of relevant emerging technologies. Knowledge or basic features of Windows and ability to type 30 WPM recommended. CIS105 uses Microsoft Office 2016 or 2019 and either Windows 7, 8, or 10 software.

35862
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture/Lab
10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall Flex Start

Staff

Open

9 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

Additional Notes: CIS105 is a lecture course with computers demonstrations and open lab assignments. CIS105 uses Windows-based computers to cover word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and database management software. Includes overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues related to computers and exploration of relevant emerging technologies. Knowledge or basic features of Windows and ability to type 30 WPM recommended. CIS105 uses Microsoft Office 2016 or 2019 and either Windows 7, 8, or 10 software.

CIS150AB Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals 3 Credits

Structured and Object-Oriented design and logic tools. Use of computer problems to demonstrate and teach concepts using an appropriate programming language.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35757
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture/Lab
10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall Flex Start

Michael Bogner

Michelle Traveler

Open

10 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 35757 uses Python programming language

Class 35757 Students may contact instructor at: michael.bogner@mesacc.edu or michelle.traveler@mesacc.edu

CIS265 Advanced iOS Application Development 3 Credits

Advanced iOS device programming utilizing the Swift/XCode application, and the programming languages Objective-C and/or Swift, utilizing various iOS frameworks. Understand iOS hardware and feature basics. Go through entire design process from concept to final product delivery.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS150++ and CIS165, or permission of Instructor.

Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35888
LIVE ONLINE
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
10/21/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall Flex Start

We
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

David Levy

Michael Bogner

Open

15 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 35888 Students may contact instructors at: michael.bogner@mesacc.edu or david.levy@mesacc.edu

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Class 35888 will include an introduction to App Development using Swift/xCode and will be taught within an iOS environment. Instructor will provide book information the first day of class.

Class 35888 Students enrolled in CIS265 27261 must also enroll in CIS165 27259.

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* CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems is a pre-requisite to enroll in CIS150AB. However, if you have prior programming experience, you may be able to obtain a waiver from your instructor.