Introduction to Mobile Application Development

Faculty
Commerce & Business Administration
Department
Computing Studies & Information Systems
Course Code
CSIS 3175
Credits
3.00
Semester Length
15 Weeks
Max Class Size
35
Method Of Instruction
Lecture
Lab
Seminar
Typically Offered
To be determined

Overview

Course Description
In this course, students will learn to develop mobile applications to solve business problems. Topics covered include different software platforms, tools for development, user interface, and database handling for mobile applications.
Course Content
  • Introduction to Layouts
  • Views
  • Intents on Android
  • Menus
  • Dialogs
  • Introduction to Data Persistence
  • SQLite and its applications
  • Navigation Drawer
Methods Of Instruction

Lecture, seminar, demonstration, and hands-on exercises 

Means of Assessment

 

Labs

0-5%

Project(s)

15-25%

Midterm Examination

30-40%

Final Examination*

30-40%

Total

100%

Some of these assessments may involve group work.

* Practical hands-on computer programming exam

In order to pass the course, students must, in addition to receiving an overall course grade of 50%, also achieve a grade of at least 50% on the combined weighted examination components (including quizzes, tests, exams).

Students may conduct research as part of their coursework in this class. Instructors for the course are responsible for ensuring that student research projects comply with College policies on ethical conduct for research involving humans, which can require obtaining Informed Consent from participants and getting the approval of the Douglas College Research Ethics Board prior to conducting the research.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, the successful student will be able to:

  • Install and use appropriate tools for mobile application development;
  • Explain mobile platform architecture;
  • Build user interfaces for mobile devices using Java;
  • Use mobile database systems;
  • Use built-in widgets and components on mobile devices;
  • Create applications that make use of the mobile environment.
Textbook Materials

Corinne Hoisington. Android Boot Camp For Developers Using Java, latest edition, Course Technology or other textbooks as approved by the department

Requisites

Prerequisites

Min C in (CSIS 1275 OR CSIS 2175

Corequisites

No corequisite courses.

Equivalencies

Courses listed here are equivalent to this course and cannot be taken for further credit:

  • No equivalency courses

Course Guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

Course Transfers

Institution Transfer Details Effective Dates
Acsenda School of Management (ASM) ASM MTSC 1XX (3) 2013/09/01 to -
Athabasca University (AU) AU COMP 3XX (3) 2013/09/01 to -
Capilano University (CAPU) CAPU BMKT 317 (3) 2013/09/01 to -
College of the Rockies (COTR) COTR COMP 2XX (3) 2014/01/01 to -
Columbia College (COLU) COLU CSCI 1st (3) 2013/09/01 to -
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) KPU INFO 3245 (3) 2013/09/01 to -
Okanagan College (OC) OC COSC 417 (3) 2013/09/01 to -
Simon Fraser University (SFU) SFU CMPT 2XX (3) 2013/09/01 to -
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU COMP 2XXX (3) 2013/09/01 to -
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) No credit 2013/09/01 to -
University of Northern BC (UNBC) UNBC CPSC 299 (3) 2013/09/01 to -
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC CSC 2XX (1.5) 2013/09/01 to -

Course Offerings

Fall 2021

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
35380
Fri
07-Sep-2021
- 08-Dec-2021
07-Sep-2021
08-Dec-2021
Abbasi
Reza
Open
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
35
14
21
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Fri
New Westminster - North Bldg.
N5111
12:30 - 15:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
35775
Fri
07-Sep-2021
- 08-Dec-2021
07-Sep-2021
08-Dec-2021
Arasanipalai Kandhadai
Padmapriya
Full
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
35
35
0
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Fri
9:30 - 12:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
36506
Sat
07-Sep-2021
- 08-Dec-2021
07-Sep-2021
08-Dec-2021
Wong
Tak Lam
Open
CSIS 3175 070 - This section is on Saturdays.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
35
31
4
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Sat
13:00 - 15:50