After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Explain core programming fundamentals such as computer storage
- Explain computer number systems such as binary.
- Create and use variables and constants in programs.
- Explain how to create and use functions in a program.
- Create and use decisions structures in a computer program.
- Create and use repetition (loops) in a computer program.
- Explain pseudocode and its role in programming.
- Explain the basic computer data structures such as arrays,
lists, stacks, and queues.
- Implement object-oriented programming concepts.
- Create and use classes in a computer program.
- Implement encapsulation, inheritance, and polymorphism.
- Describe the base class library (BCL) in the .NET
- Explain the application security concepts.
- Implement simple I/O in a computer program.
- Identify application errors and explain how to debug an
application and handle errors.
- Identify the performance considerations for applications.
This course is intended for anyone who is new to software
development and wants, or needs, to gain an understanding of
programming fundamentals and object-oriented programming concepts.
They will typically be high school students, post-secondary school
students, or career changers, with no prior programming experience.
They might want to gain an understanding of the core programming
fundamentals before moving on to more advanced courses such
as 20483B: Programming in
Before attending this course, students must
- Ability to use computers to start programs,
open and save files, navigate application menus and interfaces
- Ability to understand logical concepts such as
- Understand number theory
- Ability to create, understand, and follow
structured directions or step-by-step procedures
- Ability to understand and apply abstract
concepts to concrete examples