Intro/Prog in Visual BASIC
This course is an introduction to programming in the BASIC/Visual BASIC language. It is designed for educators who have no prior programming background.
To fulfill the quantitative reasoning component of the general education requirements, this course includes:
- active communication about computer usage (which includes reading and/or writing),
- programming exercises designed to stimulate critical thinking,
- the use of mathematical and business-related problems, and
- an emphasis on problem-solving techniques.
Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:
- Use the Microsoft Visual Studio .NET Integrated Design Environment to design graphical user interfaces appropriate to specific programming tasks.
- Develop problem-solving skills applicable to computing.
Demonstrate understanding of algorithms and pseudocode.
- Write program source code utilizing the syntax of Visual Basic .NET.
- Develop Visual Basic .NET programs which utilize the following:
- Decision making structures
- Looping structures
- Output to screen and paper
- Work with Functions and Sub procedures
- Anticipate, trap, and recover from runtime errors.
Required Student Resources:
Tony Gaddis; Kip R. Irvine, Starting Out With Visual Basic, 8th Edition, ISBN: 9780135204658 Publisher:Pearson
Software: https://visualstudio.microsoft.com/vs/ Download Community Version