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Mobile Application Designer

Technical Diploma
School of Media and Creative Arts
Downtown Milwaukee Campus
Program Code: 31-206-2

For Information:
Downtown Milwaukee Campus, 414-297-MATC


Overview
— This program combines the strengths of mobile application design, web design, web development, and social media marketing. Students learn and apply in-depth skills in web design, mobile technologies, design tools, and up-to-date web development languages. Students will plan, design and publish several websites; design mobile applications; and apply multiple web development languages to mobile and desktop internet platforms.

This diploma is aimed at focusing skills, maintaining occupational currency, and preparing for the future in this ever-changing technology. You should have normal hearing and vision, normal color and depth perception, and a well-developed imagination with a talent for visual problem-solving. Important to your success in this program is your ability to work as part of a team, to work under stress, and to meet deadlines. 


Career Outlook — The rapid growth of internet-enabled mobile devices has led to an increased demand for skills in mobile application design and mobile web development. The demand for mobile application designers and web developers increases as more businesses and organizations update their communication strategies to evolve with industry demands.


Added Career Value
 — After earning this diploma, your credits can be applied toward completing the Mobile Designer degree program.

Program Learning Outcomes — Employers will expect graduates to:

  • Design mobile applications
  • Demonstrate responsive web design
  • Design and develop websites using industry-leading web authoring software
  • Develop websites using up-to-date languages
  • Design interactive interfaces
  • Use project planning techniques
  • Develop social media marketing strategies
  • Demonstrate professionalism and good communication skills

Preparation for Admission — The following are required for admission to the program:

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Demonstration of proficiency in basic skills through a course placement assessment
  • Demonstration of basic computer skills in operating systems, word processing and the internet

 

Possible Careers:
Front-End Designer
Mobile Application Designer
Mobile Web Designer
Web Designer
Web Developer


Related Programs:

eBusiness Technology Analyst
Interactive Media
IT Mobile Applications Developer
Web Designer


Start Dates: August/January

 

Curriculum effective 2014-15.

SIXTEEN-WEEK TERMS

Credits


 

EBUS-118

Social Media Technologies

3


 

ENG-151

Communication Skills 1

3


 
  (or) Any 200-series ENG course      
         

VICOM-108

Multimedia Scripting Basics

      1


 

VICOM-123

Website Development ‡

      3


 
VICOM-128 Web Development with HTML/CSS

      3


 

VICOM-150

Introduction to Digital Media

     3


 

VICOM-124

Content Management Systems ‡


     3
 

VICOM-126

Mobile Web Development ‡


     3


 
           
VICOM-162 Database-Driven Web Design ‡
     3

 
           
VICOM-163
iPhone/iPad (iOS) Application Development ‡
     3

 
           
VICOM-164 Android Application Development ‡        3
   
       

TOTAL CREDITS: 31



 

‡ Prerequisite required.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

For class times and locations or to register online, visit INFOnline.

 

Page updated April 2014.