The App ACCelerator: Austin Can Code
ACC launches Apple app development program
Austin Community College offers the App ACCelerator Program to give you cutting-edge skills to develop apps with Swift programming language.
The App ACCelerator is for coders at all experience levels, from beginner to advanced. You will be introduced to Swift, the basic framework for Apple application development, and develop Apple apps with Swift using X-Code.
Sign up for non-credit classes offered the ACC Continuing Education Division.
A credit program is proposed for fall 2018, with Swift programming credit classes that count toward a certificate and/or degree.
Continuing Education Courses
Basic proficiency in building apps with Swift (90 hours)
Developing Apple applications with Swift language using X-Code as a development tool (90 hours)
Advanced applications using Swift and X-Code as the development tool (90 hours)
Frequently Asked Questions
What is “The App ACCelerator: Austin Can Code”?
ACC offers the program in partnership with Apple, using their curriculum to prepare students for entry level jobs as an app developer using Swift, one of the world’s most popular programming languages. Students learn to code and design fully functional apps, gaining critical job skills in software product design and development of emerging information technologies.
What courses are in the program?
The program initially consists of the following courses (additional courses are being planned and will be added when available):
(a) Intro to Swift (~90 hours of student work time). This is a “non-majors” course and is recommended for designers (and others) who want to acquire/enhance app development skills without the time investment required by more comprehensive coverage of computer science concepts.
(b) App Development with Swift, Part 1 (~90 hours of student work time). This course is part one of a “majors” course and includes more comprehensive coverage of applied computer science concepts.
(c) App Development with Swift, Part 2 (~90 hours of student work time). This course is part two of a “majors” course and includes more comprehensive coverage of applied computer science concepts.
How can I get more information?