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Android Mobile App Certificate Program

Certificate -  Computer Science Department

The information below applies to students entering the program in fall 2017 and spring 2018. For the most accurate program requirements for your catalog year, please log in to BHCC Self Service to review your specific program requirements. Any questions? Prospective students should go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor. Current students should stop by or contact the LifeMap Commons on the Charlestown Campus - E-Building, Room E-235; Phone 617-228-2230 or email academicadvising@bhcc.mass.edu from your BHCC email.
Course Title Course Number Semester Taken Credits Prerequisites
IT Career Exploration CIT102 1
Applications/Concepts or Information Technology Problem Solving or Introduction to Computer Science and Objective Oriented Programming CIT110 or CIT113 or CIT120 3 - 4 ESL099 or RDG095 or placement; ENG090 and RDG090 or placement; ENG095 and ESL099 or RDG095 and Pre/co-req MAT194 or placement
Mobile App Development CIT129 3 ENG090 and RDG090 or placement
Introduction to Creating Mobile Apps CIT131 3 ENG090 and RDG090 or placement
Interactive Design I or Design for Mobile Devices VMA275 or CIT135 3 VMA129, ENG090 and RGD090 or placement
Programming for Android I CIT229 3 CIT129 or CIT113 or CIT120 or Chair Approval
Total Credits 16-17
Last Modified Date: May 2, 2017


This program prepares students to be able to have an entry-level position as a mobile app developer in an Android environment.

Career Outlook

This Certificate Program is designed to align with the needs specified by industry partners.  This option will have stackable credentials ideal for the working professional who is not seeking a degree, but looking to enhance their existing information technology skills.

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Tackle large problems by systematically breaking them down into smaller, more manageable problems.
  • Use their knowledge, skills, and resources to effectively adapt to change.
  • Utilize a foundation in programming practices and principles.
  • Utilize skills and competencies required to program basic Android applications in Java.
  • Utilize skills and competencies required to design basic mobile applications on several device platforms.