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
Remote Instruction
Classroom
Starting at $995.00
As few as 9 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.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Available
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Keith Jefferies
376309
Fee:
$995.00
31 days left. Enroll by Jan 4, 2021
See Details
Notes
Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: January 10, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 08, 2021
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 have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
-
Monday 6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Keith Jefferies
376310
Fee:
$995.00
31 days left. Enroll by Jan 4, 2021
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: January 10, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 17, 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 Jan 4, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Jan 11, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Jan 18, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Jan 25, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Feb 1, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Feb 8, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Feb 15, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Feb 22, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Mar 1, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Mar 8, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Future Offering (Opens February 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Keith Jefferies
377302
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes
Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: April 4, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 02, 2021
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 have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens February 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
-
Monday 6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Keith Jefferies
377303
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: April 4, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 11, 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 Mar 29, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Apr 5, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Apr 12, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Apr 19, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon Apr 26, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon May 3, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon May 10, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon May 17, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Mon May 24, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Future Offering (Opens April 26, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Keith Jefferies
378871
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
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

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

Future Offering (Opens April 26, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
-
Monday 6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Instructor: Keith Jefferies
378872
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: June 27, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 04, 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
Lecture
Mon Jun 21, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Jun 28, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Jul 5, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Jul 12, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Jul 19, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Jul 26, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Aug 2, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Aug 9, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Aug 16, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Aug 23, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Mon Aug 30, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213

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