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Mobile Applications Development

Program Description

The Mobile App Development program will prepare students interested in pursuing a career in app development, UI/UX design, graphic design, and digital marketing. Students are challenged to develop and design apps using computer software in multiple formats for an end result in a mobile application. They will learn the skills necessary to communicate clearly, cooperate within teams, solve logistical problems and turn ideas from concept to final product. Students will also consider the entrepreneurial aspects of bringing a new product to market using the startup mindset.

 

This will include the distribution and promotion of apps, as well as developing marketing strategies. In this program students will be introduced to embedded technology concepts through a combination of classroom lecture and project-based learning. Students will also have the chance to participate in competitions, tech startup events and attend field trips related to mobile app development, graphic design, and digital marketing.

Mobile applications development STUDENTS LEARN:

  • Xcode / Swift
  • UX / UI Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • CocoaPods
  • Firebase
  • Digital Marketing
  • Social Media Management
  • Tech Startups

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

Certifications offered to students completing the Mobile App Development program include:

  • Mobile App Development Certificate of Completion
  • App Development with Swift Certification Level 1
  • Adobe Illustrator CC Adobe Certified Expert
  • Adobe Photoshop CC Adobe Certified Expert
  • Google Fundamentals of Digital Marketing

High School credit available

Students earn 15 general elective units each semester toward their high school graduation.

College prep course. Meets area “G” approval for UC admission.

 

CAREER PATHWAYS AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS

This is a career awareness class which instructs students on the basics necessary for entry-level employment. Successful Mobile Application Development students often pursue careers in the following:

  • App Developer
  • UX / UI Designer
  • Software Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Digital Marketing
  • Social Media Manager