Sep 25, 2022
CST 171 - Visual BASIC Programming ICredits: 2
Introduces Visual Basic as a first class for Micro Computer programmers. Uses BASIC commands in a Windows environment. Emphasizes implementation of objects and event driven code. Presents screen design and Microsoft Visual Basic controls. Includes structured programming principles including internal and external program documentation; sequence, selection, and iteration constructs; and modular programming.
Prerequisite(s): CST 173 (or CST 170) with a grade of “C” or better
Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Outcomes and Objectives
- Design and document the logic and user interface.
- Follow standard conventions for object names, variables, and constants.
- Include internal and external documentation.
- Design a professional-looking and user friendly interface.
- Use proper modular programming in a structured environment.
- Demonstrate understanding of objects and event driven code.
- Understand data types and their proper use.
- Use string manipulation to check input data.
- Design screens for interactive programs.
- Use controls appropriately.
- Recognize when and how to use Visual Basic controls from the toolbox.
- Code the application using the form controls.
- Code the common basic commands.
- Create logical if statements.
- Create for/next and do loops.
- Use proper scope for declaring variables.
- Format and display output.
- Use proper output formatting.
- Implement screen display and printer output using labels and message boxes.
- Test and debug Visual Basic programs.
- Use debug tools to ensure accurate output.
- Prove the accuracy of the output.
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