Android Application Development

Android Application Development


SWENG 5173: 7 sessions, 21 hours
Dates: Thursdays, January 11–February 22
Time: 6–9:00 p.m.
Cost: $595

Course Overview

By developing Android applications, advanced programmers expand their Java skills to a creative outlet. Android Application Development will cover the fundamentals of building an app through a variety hands-on projects. Students will learn basic user interface design in addition to data storage and web services. By the end of the 7-week course, students will be able to develop their own dynamic app.

Students who complete this course will be able to build on their skills by enrolling in Advanced Android Application Development.

Course Scope and Sequence

This 21-hour course consists of face-to-face lecture and class discussion that will cover the basics app development. Students will also get hands-on experience with the Android Studio.


Individuals must have experience with Object-Oriented Java programming to enroll in this course.

Who Should Attend

Android Application Development is appropriate for intermediate programmers with experience in object-oriented programming. The course is also suited for students who completed Introduction to Programming Concepts Using Java and Object-Oriented Java Programming.

Course Objectives

Students will learn how to develop working Android apps using the Android Studio, create a user interface, save and use data from a database, and deploy to the app store.

Continuing Education Units

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are awarded based on a standard of one unit per ten (10) hours of classroom contact.

Note: The University reserves the right to cancel courses due to insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.

Customized Programs

Companies and organizations can have these programs conducted at Penn State Great Valley or elsewhere. Program content can be customized to meet the needs of the company. Call 610-648-3281 for information.