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
31719
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021

Spring

TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Nathan Riggs

Open

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 31719 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.

31720
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021

Spring

TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Jane Martin

Open

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 31720 Students may contact instructor at: jane.martin@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.

31734
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021

Spring

Tu
7:10 PM - 9:10 PM

Anna Cruz

Open

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 31734 Students may contact instructor at: anna.cruz@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.

34096
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021

Spring

Christine Held

Open

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 34096 Students may contact instructor at: christine.held@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.

31901
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
01/19/2021 - 03/12/2021

Spring

Brenda Nielsen

Open

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 31901 Students may contact instructor at: brenda.nielsen@mesacc.edu

31899
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
01/20/2021 - 05/14/2021

Spring

MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Vicki Wood

Open

5 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 31899 Students may contact instructor at: vicki.wood@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.

31711
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
01/20/2021 - 05/14/2021

Spring

MoWe
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Jane Martin

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 31711 Students may contact instructor at: jane.martin@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.

31709
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
01/20/2021 - 03/10/2021

Spring

We
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brenda Nielsen

Open

9 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 31709 Students may contact instructor at: brenda.nielsen@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

31712
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
01/20/2021 - 05/14/2021

Spring

MoWe
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Roxanne Bates

Open

7 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 31712 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.

31714
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
02/01/2021 - 05/14/2021

Spring Flex Start

MoWe
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Roxanne Bates

Open

17 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 31714 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.

31798
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
02/01/2021 - 05/14/2021

Spring Flex Start

Mo
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Paulette Bell-Pierce

Open

5 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 31798 Students may contact instructor at: paulette.bell-pierce@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.

31746
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
02/01/2021 - 05/14/2021

Spring Flex Start

Jorge Vega

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 31746 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.

37865
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
02/01/2021 - 05/14/2021

Spring Flex Start

Christine Held

Open

14 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 37865 Students may contact instructor at: christine.held@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.

31717
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
02/02/2021 - 05/14/2021

Spring Flex Start

Tu
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Daniel Reeves

Open

11 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 31717 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.

31707
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
02/03/2021 - 05/14/2021

Spring Flex Start

We
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Michelle Traveler

Open

8 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 31707 Students may contact instructor at: michelle.traveler@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.

31721
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
02/03/2021 - 05/14/2021

Spring Flex Start

We
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Hope Shacklette

Open

11 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 31721 Students may contact instructor at: hope.shacklette@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.

34097
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021

Spring Flex Start

Vicki Schomaker

Open

21 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 34097 Students may contact instructor at: vicki.schomaker@mesacc.edu

34724
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021

Spring Flex Start

Vicki Schomaker

Open

16 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 34724 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.

34730
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021

Spring Flex Start

Anna Cruz

Open

17 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 34730 Students may contact instructor at: anna.cruz@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.

31745
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021

Spring Flex Start

Patricia Roberts

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 31745 Students may contact instructor at: patricia.roberts@mesacc.edu

31809
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021

Spring Flex Start

Patricia Roberts

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 31809 Students may contact instructor at: patricia.roberts@mesacc.edu

31735
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
03/24/2021 - 05/14/2021

Spring Flex Start

We
5:45 PM - 8:15 PM

Nathan Riggs

Open

20 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 31735 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.

31862
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
03/27/2021 - 05/14/2021

Spring Flex Start

Sa
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Vicki Schomaker

Open

20 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 31862 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.

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
34720
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
02/01/2021 - 05/14/2021

Spring Flex Start

David Levy

Open

12 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 34720 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 34720 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).

31790
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
02/01/2021 - 05/14/2021

Spring Flex Start

Thanh Truong

Open

12 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 31790 Students may contact instructor at: thanh.truong@mesacc.edu

Class 31790 This class uses Java programming language.

33844
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021

Spring Flex Start

Jeffrey Anderson

Open

16 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 33844 Students may contact instructor at: jeffrey.anderson@mesacc.edu

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

Class 33844 This class uses Python programming language.

CIS165 Introduction to IOS Application Development 3 Credits

Introduction to iOS device programming utilizing the XCode application, and the programming languages Objective-C and/or Swift, utilizing various iOS frameworks. Understand iOS hardware and feature basics. Go through the entire design process from concept to final product delivery.
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
34106
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
01/19/2021 - 03/09/2021

Spring

Tu
6:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Michael Bogner

Open

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 34106 It is highly recommended that students enrolled in CIS165 complete the IOS App CCL.

Class 34106 Students may contact instructors at: michael.bogner@mesacc.edu

Class 34106 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.

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

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
33926
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
03/23/2021 - 05/14/2021

Spring Flex Start

Tu
6:00 PM - 8:45 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 33926 Students may contact instructors at: michael.bogner@mesacc.edu and david.levy@mesacc.edu

Class 33926 Students enrolled in CIS265 should also enroll in CIS165.

Class 33926 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).

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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.