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Deb LaVergne

Residential Faculty - CIS/MGT; Web Technology/Programming
Program Director : Computer Information Systems
Business & Information Systems
Office: BP 43A - Room: BPO35
P. 480-461-7754
debra.lavergne@mesacc.edu

Angeline Margaret Surber

Department Chair - CIS/BPC
Multimedia & Game Technology
Business & Information Systems
P. 480-461-7298
Email: angeline.surber@mesacc.edu

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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.

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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
24313
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
10/12/2019 - 12/07/2019

Fall Flex Start

Sa
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Vicki Schomaker

Open

2 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Class 24313 Hybrid classes combine reduced, regularly scheduled classroom meetings with required learning activities conducted via the Internet. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started. Students may contact instructor at: vicki.schomaker@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: CIS105 is a lecture course with computers demonstrations and open lab assignments. CIS105 uses Microsoft Office 2016 or 2019 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 or MAC and ability to type 30 WPM recommended.

26351
Red Mountain Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
10/16/2019 - 12/13/2019

Fall Flex Start

We
7:10 PM - 9:50 PM

Roger Hallsted

Open

3 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Class 26351 Hybrid classes combine reduced, regularly scheduled classroom meetings with required learning activities conducted via the Internet. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started. Students may contact instructor at: roger.hallsted@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: CIS105 is a lecture course with computers demonstrations and open lab assignments. CIS105 uses Microsoft Office 2016 or 2019 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 or MAC and ability to type 30 WPM recommended.

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
27080
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture/Lab
10/14/2019 - 12/13/2019

Fall Flex Start

Staff

Open

1 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 27080 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructors at: Deb.LaVergne@mesacc.edu and Michael.Bogner@mesacc.edu
Class 27080 uses Java 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 entire design process from concept to final product delivery.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (CIS150++ or CIS159, or CIS162++ or CIS163AA) or permission of Instructor.
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
27260
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture/Lab
10/14/2019 - 12/13/2019

Fall Flex Start

Michael Bogner

Open

16 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 27260 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: michael.bogner@mesacc.edu
Class 27260 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).

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
27261
Downtown Center
DTC 203
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
10/15/2019 - 12/13/2019

Fall Flex Start

Tu
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

David Levy

Michael Bogner

Open

13 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 27261 Hybrid classes combine reduced, regularly scheduled classroom meetings with required learning activities conducted via the Internet. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started. Students may contact instructors at: michael.bogner@mesacc.edu
Class 27261 Students enrolled in CIS265 27261 must also enroll in CIS165 27259.
Class 27261 In addition to meeting on campus, there will be an option to meet in a virtual, online classroom. You will be required to attend a weekly lecture (online or in-class) which will start promptly at 6:00 PM (Arizona Time) on Tuesday evenings. Every student needs to have a headset with a built-in microphone to participate in the virtual class (and helpful in-class). In addition to the online lecture, you will have the opportunity to interact live with the instructor and all other students. There will also be assignments and activities that will be required outside of class time.
All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
Class 27261 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.

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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.