Apple App Development

Everyone Can Code and So Can You!

Did you know there are 10,000+ jobs open for programmers in Maricopa County?

Get a head start by earning a certificate in Apple Coding and begin to pursue your career in the fast-growing app economy.

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.

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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.

Upon successful completion of your courses, you earn nine credits and two certificates in just 16 weeks! Following the completion of the program, you will receive an Apple App Development Certificate of Completion (CCL) and your iOS Apple App Development Certificate.

Course Descriptions

Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals (CIS150AB)

Structured and object-oriented design and logic tools will be covered in this course. You will use computer problems to demonstrate and teach concepts using an appropriate programming language. An introduction to app development using Swift/xCode will be covered and will be taught within an iOS classroom environment. The instructor will provide book information on the first day of class. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of the instructor.

Introduction to iOS Application Development (CIS165)

This course provides an introduction to iOS device programming utilizing the XCode application, programming languages Objective-C and/or Swift within various iOS frameworks. You will gain an understanding of iOS hardware and feature basics as you go through the 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 the instructor.

Advanced iOS Application Development (CIS265)

In advanced iOS device programming, you will continue to use the Swift/XCode application, the programming languages Objective-C and/or Swift while utilizing various iOS frameworks. You will gain an understanding of iOS hardware and feature basics as you go through the entire design process, from concept to final product delivery. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS150++ and CIS165, or permission of the instructor.

Tuition

Tuition is $85 per credit hour plus a one-time $15 registration fee.

Total cost: *$780 (9 credits including the initial registration fee)

*Tuition does not include fees for materials or textbooks.

** Scholarships are available!

Course Location

145 North Centennial Way, Mesa, Ariz., Suite 201

Please park on the second floor of the covered parking garage and head to the north entrance into the building.

Contact

Email MITI Director, Diane Meza with questions.