Continues the Visual Basic.NET Programming sequence utilizing relational database access, multiple document interface and software objects and classes. Structured design techniques emphasized throughout. Recommended: CIS 233B, 275; or instructor permission. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).


Distance Education: Web Course Information

CRN 23287

From the Instructor:

This course continues the sequence of design, implementation,
and testing of software using Visual Basic.NET

Topics include:
  • Agile programming
  • Object oriented design & implementation
  • Creating business and software objects and collections
  • N-tier architecture
  • Collections
  • ActiveX Data Objects (ADO.NET)
  • ActiveX DLLs, and EXEs
  • Interfaces
  • Delegates
  • Shared variables & methods

The principle objective of this course is to develop a portfolio
of Visual Basic projects that will impress employers.

Course Specific Requirements:

There is no required textbook for the class
I recommend a good VB.NET reference such as

Murach's Visual Basic 2010
Anne Boehm
ISBN: 978-1-890774-45-5

Windows 7 (Available through Dream Spark) is recommended .

Visual Studio.NET 2012 or 2013

Microsoft Office or Open Office (

Visio (only 1 copy per team is required)

Visual Studio.NET 2012 or 2013 and Visio available through Dream Spark - see below

Acrobat Reader (Available for free through
Microsoft Word or Open Office Writer (Open Office is available for free thru

While Windows 7 is recommended any of the following operating systems are OK:

  • Windows 8
  • Microsoft Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Windows XP Professional
  • Windows XP Home Edition
  • Windows XP Media Center Edition
  • Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
  • Windows 2000 Professional (SP3 or later required for installation)
  • Windows 2000 Server (SP3 or later required for installation)
Web Technical Requirements:
Please be sure to read the Technical Requirements for this delivery mode.
Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities in taking Web based distance learning classes please visit the Office for Students with Disabilities website.
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  CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
WEB » 23287 - 31-Mar-2014 thru 14-Jun-2014
Instructor: Dan J Dougherty
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
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