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Degree Plans - Computer Information Technology (Programming Awards) - .NET Programming Skills Achievement Award (formerly Visual Basic Programming) (Archived)


(Skills Achievement Award)

Brookhaven only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: SA.CIT.NET.PROG.08

This sequence is for students who wish to learn .NET programming and the .NET framework. It includes instruction and practice in writing, executing, testing and debugging C# or Visual Basic.NET programs on a personal computer using Visual Studio.NET. Topics such as forms, controls and Windows applications are covered in detail with introductory material on ASP.NET with applications and ADO.NET data access.

Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by designated personnel.



ITSE 1432 Introduction to Visual Basic.NET Programming OR 4
BCIS 1431 Programming in Visual Basic OR (4)
ITSE 1430 Introduction to C# Programming OR (4)
COSC 1430 Programming I1 OR (4)
COSC 1437 Programming Fundamentals II1 (4)


ITSE 2434 Advanced Visual Basic.NET Programming OR 4
BCIS 2431 Advanced Programming in Visual Basic OR (4)
ITSE 2453 Advanced C# Programming2 OR (4)
COSC 2430 Programming II2 OR (4)
COSC 2436 Programming Fundamentals III2 (4)
Minimum Hours Required 8

1Introduction to C# Programming

2Advanced C# Programming

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