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Android and Mobile Application Development Tools COMP 2052

Computer Systems Course

International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

COMP 2052 provides an introduction to mobile application development using tools and scripting languages rather than object-oriented programing languages. This hands-on course follows on from COMP 1850 and COMP 2132) and assumes students already understand how to develop and deploy web sites with HMTL5, CSS3 and JavaScript. Participants do not need to be object-oriented programmers however they should have significant experience using mobile apps. Students will design and develop web-based, native and hybrid mobile applications using jQuery Mobile, Android Studio, Apache Cordova, and other tools. Labs and exercises focus on how to implement entry level, mobile applications for Android and other mobile web platforms. Topics include a comparison of native, hybrid and web based mobile technologies. Starting with the fundamentals of web-based mobile applications, Android Studio and Apache Cordova are used to implement web-based, native, and cross-platform mobile solutions. COMP 2052 is an elective in the CST FLEX Diploma, the Web and Mobile Development (AMD) and Applied Web Development (AWD) associate certificates from BCIT Computing. Upon successful completion, students will be able to choose from a variety of tool sets for platform independent mobile and web application development. This course will be offered for the last time in April 2024.​

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$612.04

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of COMP 2052 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 61793

Duration

Sat Apr 13 - Sat Jun 29 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 61793
  • Domestic fees $612.04
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 13 - Jun 29 Sat 13:00 - 16:00 Online
Instructor

Alexander Volkov

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$612.04

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  5. Please email cstflex@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Course is 36 hours synchronous online classes. Late registration is not permitted. Class in session May 18 (Victoria Day) and June 29 (Canada Day).
Status

In Progress

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Install and configure Android Studio and Apache Cordova platform.
  • Identify the role of various components of Android system architecture.
  • Develop entry level native Android applications implementing various types of layouts.
  • Deploy Android mobile apps to emulators and physical devices.
  • Build entry level web based mobile applications using jQuery Mobile platform.
  • Develop mobile applications using Apache Cordova platform.
  • Identify the differences of web-based, native and hybrid mobile architectures.
  • Develop entry level mobile applications using Android Studio, Apache Cordova, HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript and jQuery Mobile.
  • Use Apache Cordova plugins to access native functionality of mobile devices (sensors, file system, etc.)
  • Debug and test web-based, native, and hybrid mobile applications.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2018

Related Programs

Android and Mobile Application Development Tools (COMP 2052) is offered as a part of the following programs:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Web Development
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Computer Systems
    Diploma Part-time
  3. Web and Mobile Application Development
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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