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Course Description

Computer Information Systems - CIS 176

Visual Basic.NET (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to develop applications in Microsoft Visual Basic.NET for the Microsoft.NET platform. The course focuses on user interfaces, program structure, language syntax and implementation details. It is recommended that students have experience using Microsoft Windows before taking this course.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)


  • Windows experience.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Create a simple Visual Basic.NET-based application.
  • Create windows forms.
  • Create different types of variables.
  • Create various sub-procedures and functions.
  • Explore different decision structures.
  • Examine different loop structures.
  • Create different file structures to save and access data.
  • Explore a variety of built-in controls.
  • Explore a variety of conditional expressions.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2018; COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/27/2018

 176047700Visual Basic.NETOE/OE3Walker L$12.006/31/0Open 

Winter; 2019; COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/04/2019

 176112860Visual Basic.NET 3Walker L$52.0024/24/0OpenT  06:00 PM-09:38 PM AS610

Winter; 2019; COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/14/2019

 176017754Visual Basic.NETOE/OE3Walker L$12.0024/24/0Open