Fundamentals of Software Development

COM SCI X 414.20

This course provides an introduction to computer programming and software development covering C, C#, Java, Visual Basic, and shell scripting. Great for individuals pursuing programming and software development.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Online
Remote Instruction
Starting at $995.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0
3.3

What you can learn.

  • Enumerate terminology from various development methodologies, including Agile Scrum
  • Understand the syntax of a procedural language such as C (simple straight-line programs, plus those with looping, selection, and functions)
  • Understand the syntax of a object-oriented event-driven language such as Visual Basic (with similar programs) plus the basic mechanics of setting up an event-driven environment in Windows
  • Identify and utilize the basic logical structures of a program
  • Debug programs and test them using simple software test techniques

About this course:

The course provides a comprehensive introduction to computer programming and software development. It benefits individuals pursuing programming and software development as a career, as well as anyone in the IT field who works with programmers and systems analysts in important areas that precede actual programming, including problem-solving approaches; specifications and requirements; user interface design; and structured program design using such tools as hierarchy, Nassi-Schneiderman, and UML charts. Instruction covers programming concepts common to modern languages, including C, C#, Java, Visual Basic, and shell scripting. In addition to creating procedural programs (using C as the example language) and object-oriented programs (using Visual Basic), students produce small business applications in these two environments, plus a commercial-level application by the course's end. Instruction presents programming fundamentals, including variables and expressions; flow of control, including looping and selection; event-driven programming in the Windows .NET environment; file processing; and modular development. The course also covers the development cycle, including unit test and integration, alpha/beta testing, and software defect tracking and classification, plus examples of C#, Java, and SQL programming. This introductory course requires weekly programming assignments and prepares students for future coursework in C, C++, C#, Java, Visual Basic, or any other high-level language.

Summer 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

Course content is delivered through an online learning platform where you can engage with your instructor and classmates. There are no required live meetings, but assignments are due regularly.

Available
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Keith Jefferies
378871
Fee:
$995.00
4 days left. Enroll by Jun 21, 2021
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Notes
Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: June 27, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 25, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
(Optional) Problem Solving and Program Design in C
(Optional) Murach's Visual Basic 2015

Available Format(s):

Course content is delivered through an online learning platform where you can engage with your instructor and classmates. There are no required live meetings, but assignments are due regularly.

Future Offering (Opens July 26, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Keith Jefferies
380970
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes
Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: September 26, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 24, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
(Optional) Problem Solving and Program Design in C
(Optional) Murach's Visual Basic 2015

Remote instruction courses are taught online in real-time with regularly scheduled class meetings held via Zoom. Course materials can be accessed any time through an online learning platform.

Future Offering (Opens July 26, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
-
Monday 6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Keith Jefferies
380971
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: September 26, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 03, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
(Optional) Problem Solving and Program Design in C
(Optional) Murach's Visual Basic 2015
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Mon Sep 20, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Sep 27, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Oct 4, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Oct 11, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Oct 18, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Oct 25, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Nov 1, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Nov 8, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Nov 15, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Nov 22, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Nov 29, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online

Available Format(s):

Course content is delivered through an online learning platform where you can engage with your instructor and classmates. There are no required live meetings, but assignments are due regularly.

Future Offering (Opens November 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Keith Jefferies
383254
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes
Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: January 9, 2022. Internet access required. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 07, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
(Optional) Problem Solving and Program Design in C
(Optional) Murach's Visual Basic 2015

Remote instruction courses are taught online in real-time with regularly scheduled class meetings held via Zoom. Course materials can be accessed any time through an online learning platform.

Future Offering (Opens November 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
-
Monday 6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Keith Jefferies
383252
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: January 9, 2022. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 16, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
(Optional) Problem Solving and Program Design in C
(Optional) Murach's Visual Basic 2015
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Mon Jan 3, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Jan 10, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Jan 17, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Jan 24, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Jan 31, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Feb 7, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Feb 14, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Feb 21, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Feb 28, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Mar 7, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Mar 14, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online

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