Up & Coming Weekly

May 04, 2021

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM MAY 5-11, 2021 UCW 15 ANTHONY CAMERON, FTCC Dept. Chair of Information Technology. Comments? Editor@upandcomingweekly. com. 910-484-6200. EDUCATION Fayetteville Technical Community College offers the Mobile Application Developer associate degree as a concentration under the Information Technology major. This curriculum prepares lear- ners to design and develop mobile applications for the web, Android and iOS mobile devices. Graduates will be proficient in HTML, JavaScript, Java, Swift and UI/UX. Upon completion of the pro- gram, students will be well equipped to enter the growing field of application software development. The Computer Programming and Development Department started offering the Mobile Application Developer degree in the Fall Semester of 2020. This program introduces students to Java, JavaScript, HTML/CSS, Swift and HTML5 App development. New to the program is Swift language training — the primary mobile application development lan- guage for Apple mobile devices. Students will learn the necessary skills to create basic applications for the iPhone and the iPad. Students will also be intro- duced to app development using HTML5 which can be used on many different devices. To further benefit students, the department has added a Mac lab furnished with iMacs, MacBook Pros and iPads for students to test their design and programming skills. FTCC offers a broad range of programs of study leading to the award of associate degrees, certifi- cates and diplomas. Many educational choices are available in the field of computer and information technology, where graduates can seek employment as designers, developers, testers, support techni- cians, system administrators, and programmers. Specialty areas include business intelligence, data- base services, healthcare informatics, security and more. Specific program areas to explore include Mobile Application Development, Computer Programming & Development, Database Management, Digital Media Technology, Game & Interactive Programming, Intelligence Studies, Network Management, Network Administration, PC Support & Services, Systems Security & Analysis, Simulation & Game Development, Cloud Management, and User Interface and Experience Design, along with Advertising and Graphic Design. Within each of these program areas are additional specialty programs of study, which allow students broad choices for expansion in becoming well equipped for a career in the computer technology field. The Computer Information Technology area offers 30+ certificates to go along with the degrees listed. For students interested in pursuing an exciting career in a high-demand field, FTCC is a wise choice for education in Computer Information Technology. Summer classes begin May 24 and Fall classes begin August 16. Visit www.faytechcc.edu to apply now and begin the enrollment process. To reach out with questions about pursuing the Mobile Applications Developer program at FTCC, call 910- 678-8571 or email camerona@faytechcc.edu. With affordable tuition, a broad range of classes and programs to choose from offered in person, online and virtual, FTCC is your smart choice for education. Admissions counselors are standing by to help yo find your way forward at FTCC. FTCC offers new Mobile Application Developer degree program by ANTHONY CAMERON

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