Associate in Applied Science in Mobile App Development

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
  • Consult with your faculty mentor or academic advisor to determine educational requirements, including possible university transfer options, for your chosen career field.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
ENG101 or
ENG107
First-Year Composition or First-Year Composition for ESL Critical course FYC 3
MAT14+ College Mathematics Critical course Or higher level mathematics course in the [MA] area MA 3–6
AAA/CPD115 or
AAA/CPD150 or
AAA/CPD150AC or
CPD104
Creating College Success or Strategies for College Success or Educational and Career Planning or Career and Personal Development 0–3
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems Critical course Gateway course Or permission of Program Director, Department or Division Chair CS 0–3
CIS150AB Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals Critical course Gateway course 3
CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
ENG102 or
ENG108
First-Year Composition or First-Year Composition for ESL FYC 3
CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking L 0–3
CIS162AD C#: Level I CS 3
CIS156 or
CIS159 or
CIS163AA
Python Programming: Level I or Visual Basic Programming I or Java Programming: Level I CS 3
CIS165 Introduction to IOS Application Development 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
HU Humanities, Fine Arts & Design HU 3
COM100 or
COM110 or
COM225 or
COM230
Introduction to Human Communication or Interpersonal Communication or Public Speaking or Small Group Communication SB or L 3
CIS165DA Introduction to Android Application Development 3
CIS165DB or
CIS165DC
C#/VB.NET: Windows 8 App Development or Xamarin/C# Cross-Platform Development 3
RE Restricted Elective Choose one additional restricted elective from list #1. 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
SQ or
SG
Natural Sciences Quantitative or Natural Sciences General SQ or SG 4
SB Social & Behavioral Sciences SB 3
CIS120DF Introduction to Adobe Photoshop 3
RE Restricted Elective Choose one additional restricted elective from list #2. 3
RE Restricted Elective Choose one additional restricted elective from list #2. 3

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
ENG101 or
ENG107
First-Year Composition or First-Year Composition for ESL Critical course FYC 3
AAA/CPD115 or
AAA/CPD150 or
AAA/CPD150AC or
CPD104
Creating College Success or Strategies for College Success or Educational and Career Planning or Career and Personal Development 0–3
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems Critical course Gateway course Or permission of Program Director, Department or Division Chair CS 0–3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
MAT14+ College Mathematics Critical course Or higher level mathematics course in the [MA] area MA 3–6
CIS150AB Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals Critical course Gateway course 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
ENG102 or
ENG108
First-Year Composition or First-Year Composition for ESL FYC 3
CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking L 0–3
CIS162AD C#: Level I CS 3
CIS156 or
CIS159 or
CIS163AA
Python Programming: Level I or Visual Basic Programming I or Java Programming: Level I CS 3

Term 5

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 5
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
HU Humanities, Fine Arts & Design HU 3
RE Restricted Elective Choose one additional restricted elective from list #1. 3

Term 6

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 6
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
COM100 or
COM110 or
COM225 or
COM230
Introduction to Human Communication or Interpersonal Communication or Public Speaking or Small Group Communication SB or L 3
CIS165 Introduction to IOS Application Development 3

Term 7

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 7
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
SQ or
SG
Natural Sciences Quantitative or Natural Sciences General SQ or SG 4
CIS165DA Introduction to Android Application Development 3

Term 8

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 8
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
SB Social & Behavioral Sciences SB 3
CIS165DB or
CIS165DC
C#/VB.NET: Windows 8 App Development or Xamarin/C# Cross-Platform Development 3

Term 9

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 9
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS120DF Introduction to Adobe Photoshop 3
RE Restricted Elective Choose one additional restricted elective from list #2. 3

Term 10

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 10
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
RE Restricted Elective Choose one additional restricted elective from list #2. 3

Course Area Key

Gateway Course = Generally the first major-specific course in a pathway.

Critical Course = A course that is highly predictive of future success in a pathway.