Information Technology - Visual Programming for Personal Computers


2013-2014 academic year

You can earn a visual programming for personal computers certificate. Note that not all courses for each program can be offered every semester.

You will need to successfully complete a minimum of 18 Credit Hours.

Required Core Courses


Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
INFO 1400 Programming in Visual BASIC
This course uses Visual BASIC to write computer programs to run in the Microsoft Windows environment. Includes writing, testing, and debugging of programs.
INFO 2300 Database Techniques
A study of design and implementation in Microsoft Access with Visual BASIC. Programming will be done both with macros and Access BASIC. Programming topics include: standard and object variables, functions, methods, properties, flow-of-control commands, locking, menus, and arrays. Students will design, code, test and debug programs.
INFO 2310 Database Concepts and Design
This course is an introduction to database development and design. In this course, the basics of database design and manipulation will be covered. Topics include relationships, database normalization, integrity constraints, DBMS software and functions, and database administrative functions.
INFO 2400 Web Programming with AJAX
Participants will create dynamic web pages, services, and applications using a variety of software tools. Emphasis will be placed upon proper construction and utilization of AJAX 2.0 technologies. Students will design, write, and debug programs.
INFO 2550 Programming in JAVA
A study of programming in the JAVA language. Topics include fundamental data types, classes, applets, graphics, decisions, iterations, methods, objectives, input, testing and debugging, inheritance, interfaces, events, arrays, vectors, graphical user interfaces, streams, exceptions, object oriented design, algorithms, introduction to data structures, linked lists, binary search trees, multithreading, animation, and SQL for JAVA. Students will design, code, test, and debug programs utilizing both PC Windows based and AS 400 operating systems.

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