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New Mexico State University
College of Engineering

Engineering New Mexico Resource Network

Engineering Professional Development Programs

Smart Device Application Development Short Course

Smart Device Application Development Short Course

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, August 5-14
Time: 6-8:30 p.m.
Location: Engineering Complex 1, Room 210B
Cost: $249

The Engineering New Mexico Resource Network College of Engineering will offer a short course entitled Android App Development. The class will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, Aug. 5-14 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the New Mexico State University campus in Las Cruces.

This course is well suited for entrepreneurs who have ideas for apps and business owners who want implement business based mobile applications. Participants will learn how to publish apps and will be shown how to monetize their Android App in the Google Play store.

The teaching tool used for this course does not require extensive programming skills. This course is ideal for non-programmers or entry level programmers. The only knowledge prerequisite is that participants are competent users of MS Windows and the Android operating systems.

Instructing the course will be Rolfe Sassenfeld, assistant professor of Engineering Technology in the College of Engineering. Students will learn how to design and develop a mobile app compatible with the Android operating system. Each class meeting will be divided into two parts. The first part will consist of a lecture with questions and answers period based on different technical concepts. The latter half will be devoted to actual app development with hands-on projects that will result in complex working Android apps.

Participants in the course will be required to have their own Android device, either tablet or cellphone. Students will also need a Google account and if they wish to publish, a Google Developer’s account.

Anyone with the most basic programming skills will be able to benefit from this course.

The cost of the course is $249. Enrollment is limited. Click here for more information on registration.

For more information, contact the Engineering New Mexico Resource Network,, 575-646-2913.