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Course Description

Computer Service Technician - COMPS 126

Technical Programming (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This course will introduce the student to the steps involved in writing a Windows program using the Visual Basic programming language. The course focuses on user interfaces, program structure, language syntax and implementation details. The student will also use the computer as a tool in problem solving.


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

  • Computer and keyboarding experience highly recommended.

Course Competencies

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

  • Explain a simple Visual Basic based application.
  • Explain the use of controls to create a user interface.
  • Explain the use of forms to create a user interface.
  • Create different types of variables.
  • Explore a variety of conditional expressions.
  • Create various sub-procedures and functions.
  • Explore different decision structures.
  • Explore a variety of built-in controls.
  • Explore loops by using conditional expressions.

Course Schedule

Currently no sections of this class are being offered.