Mobile Applications Entrepreneur Certificate

Division: Business and Computer Information Systems


The Mobile Applications Entrepreneur Certificate provides students with a foundation for the development of phone and tablet mobile applications. The curriculum emphasizes the basics of mobile application strategy, design and development using operating systems such as Apple and Android. The certificate also focuses on an understanding of entrepreneurship and business operations. Students will learn the planning, programming and marketing of mobile applications. A grade of C or better is required in each course taken. This certificate requires 16-17 units.

Required Courses (13-14 units):
BUS 170 FPrinciples of E-Commerce3
BUS 182 F Mobile Applications for Business - APPs (formerly Doing Business Online)3
CIS 201 F Introduction to Python Programming3-4
or CIS 226 F Java Programming I
CIS 240 FIntro to Mobile Applications4
Restricted Electives (3 units):3
Small Business Management3
The Entrepreneurial Mindset (formerly Business Plan Development)3
Creativity Matters!3
Innovation and New Product Development3
Introduction to the Internet of Things Product Development3
Total Units16-17

Outcome 1: Demonstrate effective communication solutions to business problems using appropriate language and tools and demonstrating understanding of business terms and concepts.

Outcome 2: Analyze and recommend effective business decisions/solutions using a systematic, evaluative, and information-based approach.

Outcome 3: Develop, design and deploy mobile apps for gaming, business, productivity, personal use, and education.