2021-2022 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
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2021-2022 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mobile Application Development Certificate

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Associate Dean:

Ryan O. Williams, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, University College, associate teaching professor, Political Science, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, 315-443-5753, rywillia@syr.edu

Administrative Director:

Charlaotte Stahrr, Academic Program Administrator, University College, 315-443-2693, cstahrr@syr.edu


Mobile application development is a rapidly growing field. Technologies such as mobile gaming, machine learning, biometrics, and more rely on mobile application developers. This certificate will prepare you to develop an application for both Android or iOS operating systems. Students will go through the development process and build their own applications from the ground up. There will also be an opportunity to use the Android Software Development Kit and Apple’s XCode for creating mobile applications that can be brought to the mobile marketplace. Programming experience in object-oriented programming languages like C, Java, or C# is not required but can be beneficial.


Associate degree or 60 college credits.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Design a system, component, or process to meet desired outcomes within realistic constraints.
  • Exhibit the ability to identify, formulate and solve problems.
  • Develop applications using the official iPhone and Android development environments


18 Credits

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