Course Number and Title: CIS 209 – Visual Programming
This course provides students with programming skills to develop Windows applications using a visual programming environment. Topics include program structure, language syntax, and implementation details using a visual integrated development environment (IDE).
- Create and execute a graphical user interface (GUI) program using a visual integrated development environment (IDE). ( PGC 1, 2)
- Compare and contrast developing a GUI program using a visual IDE to using a non-visual IDE. (CCC 1, 2, 6; PGC 2, 4)
- Design a GUI application that can access a database. (CCC 2; PGC 1, 3, 4)
See Core Curriculum Competencies and Program Graduate Competencies at the end of the syllabus. CCPOs are linked to every competency they develop.
Upon completion of this course, the student will:
- Create and execute a graphical user interface (GUI) program using a visual integrated development environment (IDE).
- Identify the components of the IDE.
- Create a project container using the IDE.
- Design one or more forms using visual tools.
- Create GUI event handlers.
- Write and debug a GUI program.
- Generate an executable program using the IDE tools.
- Compare and contrast developing a GUI program using a visual IDE to using a non-visual IDE.
- Describe the components used to develop a GUI program using a non-visual IDE.
- Describe the components used to develop a GUI program using a visual IDE.
- Evaluate the relative benefits of non-visual and visual IDEs.
- Design a GUI application that can access a database.
- Explain how a database interfaces with a visual program.
- Design a database.
- Develop a visual program to connect to a database.
- Create, update, and delete database records using a visual program.
Students must demonstrate proficiency on all CCPOs at a minimal 75 percent level to successfully complete the course. The grade will be determined using the Delaware Tech grading system:
Students should refer to the Student Handbook for information on the Academic Standing Policy, the Academic Integrity Policy, Student Rights and Responsibilities, and other policies relevant to their academic progress.
- Apply clear and effective communication skills.
- Use critical thinking to solve problems.
- Collaborate to achieve a common goal.
- Demonstrate professional and ethical conduct.
- Use information literacy for effective vocational and/or academic research.
- Apply quantitative reasoning and/or scientific inquiry to solve practical problems.
- Install, configure, and secure computer applications and operating systems.
- Design, write, and debug computer programs.
- Design and integrate databases in computer programs
- Analyze and design complex computer applications to solve business problems.
- Integrate the principles of the Internet into web development.
- Incorporate the principles of networking and information security in computer application development.
The College is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with the campus Disabilities Support Counselor to request an accommodation needed due to a disability. A listing of campus Disabilities Support Counselors and contact information can be found at the disabilities services web page or visit the campus Advising Center.