CIS Professional Certificate in Visual Basic Programming

Business Division
Certificate E0719

The CIS Professional Certificate in Visual Basic Programming is designed to prepare students for a career in computer programming. The certificate offers a balanced set of classes that provides students client, server and database programming skills required by industry. Emphasis is placed on object-oriented programming applications, web based applications and implementing ASP.NET, ADO.NET and .NET Framework for reusable software components. Students will demonstrate the ability to design and implement a Visual Basic application that contains the client interface, the server implementation and the database. Opportunities available after the completion of this certificate include programming for systems, mobile applications, integration of systems and web applications.

Required Courses

Course PrefixCourse NameUnits
CISP 10Principles of Object-Oriented Design2.5
CISP 11Programming in Visual Basic3
CISP 11LProgramming in Visual Basic Laboratory0.5
CISP 14Advanced Visual Basic .NET3
CISP 14LAdvanced Visual Basic.NET Laboratory0.5
Choose one from the following combinations:3.5
Database Management - Microsoft Access
and Database Management - Microsoft Access Laboratory
Database Management - Microsoft SQL Server
and Database Management - Microsoft SQL Server Laboratory
Database Management - Oracle
and Database Management - Oracle Laboratory
Total Units13

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Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • Update a SQL Server database.
  • Display data from related database tables.
  • Create a web site that accesses data from a database.

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