CST 123 - Visual Basic for Technology
Introduction to the fundamentals of programming in a technical environment using Microsoft’s Visual Basic. NET. The course will teach students how to design and create applications using structured, event-driven, and object-oriented programming techniques. Programming concepts to be covered include data types and variables, control structures, arrays, functions, sequential files, printing, and effective GUI design. Applications will include topics relevant to engineering technology courses.
Prerequisites: CST 106 Computers in Technology or equivalent
2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Use a computer programming language to solve technical problems.
2. Describe and compare the fundamentals of structured, event-driven, and object-oriented programming.
3. Create user-friendly graphical interfaces of Windows applications.
4. Describe and effectively use data types and variables/constants, programming control structures, arrays, functions, sequential files, and print output.
5. Describe the purpose and main features of an integrated development environment.
6. Use an IDE effectively to create a complete program.
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