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Program Description

Prepares learners to design and develop mobile, web and desktop software using leading object-oriented programming languages and related technologies, with an emphasis on mobile platform independence and user experience. Graduates will be proficient in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, C# and SQL, and will be prepared for success in any contemporary software development language/environment. Graduates will be able to support the software and web development needs of businesses in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, insurance, finance and software publishing. Potential occupations include: Mobile Application Developer, Software Developer and Mobile Web Developer.

Approximate Cost

$11,002
Tuition: $10351 , Books: $651

Starting Salary

$61,023–$74,283
Average, according to Economic Modeling Specialists International

Financial Aid

Available

Availability

Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.

100%
at Wausau
90+%
at Antigo
90+%
at Medford
90+%
at Phillips
90+%
at Spencer
90+%
at Wittenberg
90+%
at Online

* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.

Outcomes

Graduates will be able to…

  • Apply existing knowledge to learning new languages and tools
  • Participate effectively within an application development team
  • Incorporate best practices of the Agile application development methodology
  • Design databases and create data-driven applications
  • Create applications and web user experiences for usability
  • Write secure, modular, scalable, testable and maintainable applications
  • Integrate with third-party application frameworks, extensions and web services
  • Create mobile applications

Careers

Some of the potential careers graduates can pursue are:

  • Mobile Web Developer
  • Software Developer
  • Mobile Application Developer

Courses

The IT - Mobile Application Developer Associate Degree is a 64 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

First Term

IT DEVELOPMENT AND DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS 1.00
PROGRAMMING CONCEPTS A 1.00
PROGRAMMING CONCEPTS B 1.00
PROGRAMMING CONCEPTS C 1.00
DATA CONCEPTS A 1.00
DATA CONCEPTS B 1.00
DATA CONCEPTS C 1.00
WEB DESIGN 1 A 1.00
WEB DESIGN 1 B 1.00
WEB DESIGN 1 C 1.00
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION 3.00
ENGLISH COMPOSITION 1 3.00

Second Term

USER EXPERIENCE DESIGN 3.00
COLLABORATIVE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT 3.00
OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING A 1.00
OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING B 1.00
OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING C 1.00
DATABASE DESIGN AND SQL A 1.00
DATABASE DESIGN AND SQL B 1.00
DATABASE DESIGN AND SQL C 1.00
WEB DESIGN 2 A 1.00
WEB DESIGN 2 B 1.00
WEB DESIGN 2 C 1.00
MATH & LOGIC 3.00

Third Term

MOBILE PROGRAMMING 3.00
SOFTWARE ARCHITECTURE 3.00
CLIENT-SIDE WEB DEVELOPMENT 1 A 1.00
CLIENT-SIDE WEB DEVELOPMENT 1 B 1.00
CLIENT-SIDE WEB DEVELOPMENT 1 C 1.00
ORAL/INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 3.00
INTRODUCTORY STATISTICS 3.00

Fourth Term

APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT CAPSTONE PROJECT 3.00
CLIENT-SIDE WEB DEVELOPMENT 2 A 1.00
CLIENT-SIDE WEB DEVELOPMENT 2 B 1.00
CLIENT-SIDE WEB DEVELOPMENT 2 C 1.00
ASP.NET WEB DEVELOPMENT A 1.00
ASP.NET WEB DEVELOPMENT B 1.00
ASP.NET WEB DEVELOPMENT C 1.00
MOBILE WEB DEVELOPMENT A 1.00
MOBILE WEB DEVELOPMENT B 1.00
MOBILE WEB DEVELOPMENT C 1.00
INTRO TO ETHICS: THEORY & APP 3.00
PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN RELATIONS 3.00
INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY 3.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Pathways

Pathways are a series of connected programs that enable you to advance over time to better jobs and higher levels of education and training. By earning one degree, you could also be completing several courses of a related program in a pathway, bringing you one step closer to an advanced degree.

If you begin with one of the following programs, you will earn significant credit towards this IT - Mobile Application Developer Associate Degree:

Transfer Information

The following transfer guides executed in partnership with post-secondary institutions are based on articulation agreements and are a guide to provide an easy way to understand how credits transfer.

School Name Degree Name
Colorado State University - Global Business Management
Colorado State University - Global Human Services
Colorado State University - Global Information Technology
Colorado State University - Global Project Management
Lakeland University Accounting
Lakeland University Business Administration
Lakeland University Communication
Lakeland University Computer Science
Lakeland University Criminal Justice
Lakeland University Food Safety and Quality
Lakeland University Hospitality Management
Lakeland University Management Information System
Lakeland University Marketing
Lakeland University Organizational Management
Lakeland University Psychology
Milwaukee School of Engineering Bachelor of Business Administration in Technical Sales
Minnesota State University-Moorhead B.S. in Operations Management
Northern Michigan University BS in Applied Workplace Leadership
Purdue University Global BS in Business Administration
Purdue University Global BS in Health Care Administration
Rasmussen College Accelerated Business Management
Rasmussen College Accelerated Business Systems Analysis
Rasmussen College Accelerated Criminal Justice - Leadership and Management
Rasmussen College Accelerated Early Childhood Education Leadership
Rasmussen College Accelerated Finance
Rasmussen College Accelerated Healthcare Management
Rasmussen College Accelerated Human Resources and Organizational Leadership
Rasmussen College Accelerated Human Services
Rasmussen College Accelerated Marketing-Digital Marketing
Rasmussen College Accelerated Supply Chain and Logistics Management
Siena Heights University Bachelor of Applied Science
UW Green Bay B.A.S Organizational Leadership
UW Milwaukee B.S. in Information Science and Technology
UW Oshkosh BAS in Organizational Studies
UW Stevens Point Bachelor of Applied Studies in Organizational Leadership
UW Stout BS in Career, Technical Education and Training
UW Stout BS in Management

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