Certificate of Completion 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.

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
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems Critical course OR Permission of Program Director, Department, or Division Chair CS 0–3
CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I 3
CIS150AB Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals Critical course Gateway course 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
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
CIS162AD C#: Level I CS 3
CIS120DF Introduction to Adobe Photoshop 3
CIS156 or
CIS159 or
CIS166AA or
CIS166AE
Python Programming: Level I or Visual Basic Programming I or Introduction to Javascript or Web Scripting with PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP) Course may not apply to both Required Courses and Restricted Electives areas. 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS225 or
CIS233DA or
CIS262AD or
CIS265 or
CIS265DA or
CIS276DA or
CIS276DB
Business Systems Analysis and Design or Internet/Web Development Level II or C# Level II or Advanced iOS Application Development or Advanced Android Application Development or MySQL Database or SQL Server Database Course may not apply to both Required Courses and Restricted Electives areas. 3
CIS225 or
CIS233DA or
CIS262AD or
CIS265 or
CIS265DA or
CIS276DA or
CIS276DB
Business Systems Analysis and Design or Internet/Web Development Level II or C# Level II or Advanced iOS Application Development or Advanced Android Application Development or MySQL Database or SQL Server Database Course may not apply to both Required Courses and Restricted Electives areas. 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

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
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems Critical course OR Permission of Program Director, Department, or Division Chair CS 0–3
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
CIS150AB Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals Critical course Gateway course 3
CIS156 or
CIS159 or
CIS163AA
Python Programming: Level I or Visual Basic Programming I or Java Programming: Level I CS 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS120DF Introduction to Adobe Photoshop 3
CIS156 or
CIS159 or
CIS166AA or
CIS166AE
Python Programming: Level I or Visual Basic Programming I or Introduction to Javascript or Web Scripting with PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP) Course may not apply to both Required Courses and Restricted Electives areas. 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS165 Introduction to IOS Application Development 3
CIS162AD C#: 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
CIS225 or
CIS233DA or
CIS262AD or
CIS265 or
CIS265DA or
CIS276DA or
CIS276DB
Business Systems Analysis and Design or Internet/Web Development Level II or C# Level II or Advanced iOS Application Development or Advanced Android Application Development or MySQL Database or SQL Server Database Course may not apply to both Required Courses and Restricted Electives areas. 3
CIS165DA Introduction to Android Application Development 3

Term 6

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 6
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS225 or
CIS233DA or
CIS262AD or
CIS265 or
CIS265DA or
CIS276DA or
CIS276DB
Business Systems Analysis and Design or Internet/Web Development Level II or C# Level II or Advanced iOS Application Development or Advanced Android Application Development or MySQL Database or SQL Server Database Course may not apply to both Required Courses and Restricted Electives areas. 3
CIS165DB or
CIS165DC
C#/VB.NET: Windows 8 App Development or Xamarin/C# Cross-Platform Development 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.