2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    Apr 23, 2019  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Web and Mobile Applications Design - BS in Computer Information Systems


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This concentration provides students with an in-depth exploration of the role of the systems designer in application development. Students study ways to design and develop user-friendly applications and systems—for both the Web and mobile devices—that reach the target audience and optimize the user experience. Coursework topics include Web programming, mobile application development, human-computer interaction, and user experience design. Students examine the tools and techniques they need to create applications for multiple platforms.

Degree Requirements


  • 181 total quarter credits
  • General education  (46 cr.)
  • Core courses (60 cr.)
  • Concentration courses (15 cr.)
  • Elective courses (55 cr.)
  • Capstone course (5 cr.)

Concentration Curriculum


Electives (55 cr.)


Choose 11 courses from general education, BS in Computer Information Systems, other Walden bachelor’s degree programs, or Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM)  courses. Elective credits should total 55 to meet program requirements (at least 30 credits must be upper level). Students may also be eligible to transfer previous credit to meet elective requirements.

Note on minors: Electives can also be used to complete a six-course minor . Individual course prerequisites apply.