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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Classroom
Online
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.

Fall 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Enrollment Closed
-
Instructor: Keith Jefferies
370084
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: September 29, 2019. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 06, 2019
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.

Enrollment Closed
-
Monday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Instructor: Keith Jefferies
370081
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: September 29, 2019. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 06, 2019
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 Sep 23, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Sep 30, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Oct 7, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Oct 14, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Oct 21, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Oct 28, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Nov 4, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Nov 18, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Nov 25, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213

Available Format(s):

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

Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
-
Instructor: Keith Jefferies
371329
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: January 12, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 10, 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 November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
-
Monday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Instructor: Keith Jefferies
371330
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: January 12, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 19, 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 Jan 6, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Jan 13, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Jan 20, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Jan 27, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Feb 3, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Feb 10, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Feb 17, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Feb 24, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Mar 2, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Mar 9, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213

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