Mobile Device App Development

16-credit Technical Certificate

Explore the world of mobile device application development through hands-on course work creating applications for Apple’s iPad, iPhone and iPod, and devices that run Google’s Android system. Get an introduction to Objective-C, Cocoa Touch, iOS and the Android SDK. The unique capabilities of mobile devices, like the GPS, Accelerometer and SMS, will be utilized in applications. Create applications that interact with websites and databases, and learn how to create native iOS and Android applications as well as cross-platform mobile web applications.

  • Those with at least one semester of coursework in Java or equivalent work experience will be well prepared to start this certificate program.
  • Evening completion options are available.
  • This specialty certificate complements many degree and diploma programs within the Information Technology area of WCTC’s School of Business.

Required Courses

First Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 152-137 Mobile iOS App Development4  
 152-169 JavaScript4  
Total Semester Credits
Second Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 152-140 Android App Development4  
 152-179 JavaScript 24  
Total Semester Credits
+ (Proficiency Exam Available)
* (Prerequisites or substitutes may apply to this class.)

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Credit Transfer Opportunities

WCTC has agreements with local high schools and various four-year colleges and universities that enable students to transition more seamlessly from high school to WCTC to four-year colleges. Transcripted credit agreements provide high school students the opportunity to take WCTC courses at their high schools. Agreements with four-year colleges enable WCTC graduates in selected programs to transfer credits, often at junior-level standing. Agreements currently in place for this program are listed below.

High School Transfer Opportunities

WCTC Course

WCTC Credits Awarded

152-140 Android App Development 4
152-169 JavaScript 4

Four Year College Transfer Opportunities

There are currently no college credit agreements for Mobile Device App Development. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

UW-System Credit Transfer

If you are interested in attending a UW-campus, you should contact a transfer representative at the campus you plan to attend. You may also check credit transfer agreements between WCTC and the UW System to tell you which specific courses and general education classes may be accepted.

Important Cautionary Note:
This information is intended as a general description. Please verify the availability and details of the program that interests you with the transfer coordinator at the receiving institution.