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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Online
Classroom
Starting at $995.00
As few as 10 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.

Spring 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Future Offering (Opens February 03, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: Keith Jefferies
373231
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: April 5, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 03, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
(Optional) Problem Solving and Program Design in C
(Optional) Murach's Visual Basic 2015

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens February 03, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Monday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Instructor: Keith Jefferies
373232
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: April 5, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 12, 2020
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
Lecture
Mon Mar 30, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Apr 6, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Apr 13, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Apr 20, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Apr 27, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon May 4, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon May 11, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon May 18, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon May 25, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Jun 1, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213

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