Apple App Development

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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.

Course 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.

General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
36678
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
01/31/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Mo
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Tamela Pasanella

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.

Class 36678 Students may contact instructor at: tamela.pasanella@mesacc.edu

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

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.

27728
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
01/31/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Bethann Partin

Open

4 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an 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 27728 Students may contact instructor at: bethann.partin@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.

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

29506
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
01/31/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Jorge Vega

Open

18 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an 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 29506 Students may contact instructor at: jorge.vega@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.

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

29672
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
01/31/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Bethann Partin

Open

4 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an 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 29672 Students may contact instructor at: bethann.partin@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.

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

27704
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
02/03/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Th
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Nathan Riggs

Open

5 of 15
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 27704 Students may contact instructor at: nathan.riggs@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.

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

27865
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
03/21/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Mo
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Staff

Open

7 of 15
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 27865 Students may contact instructor at: daniel.reeves@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.

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

27727
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
03/21/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Jorge Vega

Open

15 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an 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 27727 Students may contact instructor at: jorge.vega@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.

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

27787
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
03/21/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Hope Shacklette

Open

15 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an 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 27787 Students may contact instructor at: hope.shackette@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.

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

27860
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
03/21/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Vicki Schomaker

Open

6 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an 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 27860 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.

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

30112
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
03/21/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Vicki Schomaker

Open

10 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an 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 30112 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.

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

29673
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
03/21/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Staff

Open

2 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an 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.

Class 29673 Students may contact instructor at: roger.hallsted@mesacc.edu

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

30115
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
03/21/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Staff

Open

23 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an 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 30115 Students may contact instructor at: daniel.reeves@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.

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

27832
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
04/02/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Sa
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Staff

Open

21 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 27832 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.

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

27691
Red Mountain Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/31/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Mo
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Roxanne Bates

Open

4 of 15
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 27691 Students may contact instructor at: roxanne.bates@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.

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

37305
Red Mountain Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
03/23/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

We
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Roger Hallsted

Open

15 of 15
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 37305 Students may contact instructor at: roger.hallsted@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.

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

27717
Downtown Center
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
03/30/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Staff

Open

24 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 27717 Students may contact instructor at: nathan.riggs@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.

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

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
30109
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
01/31/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

David Levy

Open

2 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an 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 30109 Students may contact instructor at: david.levy@mesacc.edu

CLS# is the first of three classes in a iOS App Development Cohort which includes CIS165 (first eight weeks) and CIS265 second eight weeks: same day/time/location to be scheduled for Fall 2021). However, enrollment is not restricted to the cohort. Students may contact david.levy@mesacc.edu for more information.

Class 30109 will include an introduction to App Development using Swift/xCode and will be taught within an IOS classroom environment. Instructor will provide book information the first day of class.

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

27769
Downtown Center
DTC/Centennial Way Room 403
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
02/03/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Th
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Thanh Truong

Open

15 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 27769 Students may contact instructor at: thanh.truong@mesacc.edu. Students have the option of attending Live Online sessions.

Class 27769 This class uses Java programming language.

CIS165DA Introduction to Android Application Development 3 Credits

Beginning with an overview of Android features, this class explores the required software tools and programming techniques for developing Android device applications from creating the user interface, working with activities, intents and views, to using databases, providing data persistence, accessing device services, to debugging and publishing applications.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS150++, or CIS156, or CIS159, or CIS162++, or CIS163AA, or permission of Instructor.

Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35129
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
01/31/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Dana Saar

Open

6 of 10
Seats Available

Notes: This is an 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 35129 Students may contact instructor at michael.bogner@mesacc.edu or dana.saar@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
29540
Downtown Center
DTC/Centennial Way Room 404
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
02/01/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Tu
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

David Levy

Michael Bogner

Open

18 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 29540 Students may contact instructors at: michael.bogner@mesacc.edu and david.levy@mesacc.edu

Class 29540 Students enrolled in CIS265 should also enroll in CIS165.

Class 29540 will include an introduction to App Development using Swift/xCode and will be taught within an IOS classroom environment. Instructor will provide book information the first day of class.

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

CIS265DA Advanced Android Application Development 3 Credits

Advanced Android device programming utilizing an Android Integrated Development Environment, and an Android-focused programming language such as Java or Kotlin, utilizing various advanced activity layouts, views, and intents. Covers advanced Object Oriented Programming (OOP) practices, local and cloud-based database backends, threading, incorporating device features and sensors, and unit testing.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS165DA or permission of Instructor.

Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35126
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
01/31/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Dana Saar

Michael Bogner

Open

3 of 10
Seats Available

Notes: This is an 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 35126 Students may contact instructor at michael.bogner@mesacc.edu or dana.saar@mesacc.edu

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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.