Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Summarize the beginning concepts and instructions of the C# programming language.
2. Demonstrate understanding of event-driven programming and graphical user interface design.
3. Design, write, test, debug and document reasonably complex computer programs in C# using object oriented programming techniques to solve a variety of advanced problems.
4. Create, access and maintain accurate data files (text and relational database) through a C# program interface.
5. Develop programs incorporating computer graphics elements.
1. Review and Overview
a. Review of the C# programming environment, language rules and structure.
b. Review of forms and simple C# controls and their properties and methods
c. Concepts of event-driven programming
d. User interface design
2. Advanced Use of the C# Integrated Development Environment
a. Advanced environment options
b. Advanced debugging tools and techniques
3. Object Oriented Design Techniques
a. Introduction to objects
b. Modeling real world interaction
c. Unified modeling language
4. Object Oriented Programming
a. Classes and structures
b. Properties and methods
c. Interface programming
d. Inheritance, polymorphism
e. Information hiding and encapsulation
5. Exploring the .Net framework
a. Built-in controls
b. Built-in data types
c. The common language runtime
d. Advanced string manipulation
6. Error handling
a. Exception handling
b. User defined exceptions
7. Relational Database Programming
a. Microsoft SQL server
b. Introduction to database file concepts and operations
c. Data controls, data-bound controls and grid controls
1. Read 30-50 pages from the textbook each week.
2. Write 6-12 reasonably complex computer programs using the C# programming language using proper structure and style.
3. Formulate accurate and descriptive program documentation.
4. Complete a team programming project.
5. Take 1-2 objective examinations.
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
10 - 20%
|Written program documentation||
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
50 - 70%
|Programming assignments, including team project||
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
20 - 30%
|Objective examinations such as multiple choice, true/false, etc.||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 0%
Visual C# How to Program, (5th Edition) by Harvey & Paul Deitel & Associates 2012