Mobile Programmer student.

IT - Mobile Programmer

18-credit Technical Diploma

With the increased use of smartphones, tablets and related devices, the need for mobile application programmers is on the rise. Those in this role are responsible for the programming and development of mobile applications and games. Gain valuable technical skills to design and create mobile applications for Android and iOS devices, as well as web-based applications for any mobile device with a browser. This program is geared for those with some industry or educational experience who are looking to strengthen their existing technical skill set.

  • Prepare for jobs such as mobile application programmer, app developer, mobile software developer and application support developer.
  • Select program credits may transfer to other institutions.
  • As a complement to the Mobile Programmer program, several short-term IT certificates are available within the School of Business.
  • For those interested in continuing their education at WCTC, the majority of courses within the Mobile Programmer 18-credit technical diploma can be applied to the 66-credit Web and Software Developer associate degree program.

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Program Code 31-152-1

Required Courses

First Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 152-105 Intro to Web Development2+*
 804-133 Math & Logic3  
Total Semester Credits
Second Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 152-168 JavaScript3 *
 152-138 Java Programming3 *
Total Semester Credits
Third Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 152-179 JavaScript 24  
 152-142 Mobile Application Development3 *
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.

There are no credit transfer agreements for this program at this time. 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.