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Degree Plans - Computer Information Technology (Programming Awards) - Visual Studio Developer Certificate (Archived)

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(Level I Certificate)

Brookhaven, Cedar Valley, Eastfield, El Centro, North Lake, and Richland only

MVC-Closed January 1, 2011.

  • 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.s
  • Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.VISUAL.ST.11

    This certificate provides programmers with skills knowledge, and expertise to utilize Microsoft Visual Studio.NET to create rich client applications, components, and services built on the latest .NET Framework and preparation required to pass the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist Developer Exams in Windows Forms Applications, ASP.NET Web Applications and SQL Server Database Applications.

    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 Information Technology personnel.



    ITSE 1429 Programming Logic and Design OR 4
    ITSE 1346 Database Theory and Design (3)
    ITSE 1432 Introduction to Visual Basic.NET Programming OR 4
    ITSE 1430 Introduction to C# Programming (4)


    INEW 1440 ASP.NET Programming OR 4
    ITMT 1403 Querying Microsoft SQL Server with Transact-SQL (4)
    ITSE 2434 Advanced Visual Basic .Net Programming OR 4
    ITSE 2453 Advanced C# Programming (4)
    Minimum Hours Required 15-16

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