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PTP307: VB Programming I (2011-2012)

CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Career and Technical Education
COURSE TITLE: Visual Basic Programming I
CALENDAR YEAR: 2011-2012
GRADE LEVEL: 9-12
CODE: PTP307
TYPE: GC
CREDITS: 0.50
COURSE LENGTH: 18 weeks

About the Program:
Visual Basic Programming I prepares students for careers in the IT industry. The course sequence focuses on duties and tasks performed by professionals in computer programming as well as pre-employment and employment skills.

Major Concepts/Content: Programming in Visual BASIC I is a one-semester course that will use the Visual BASIC Language. The emphasis of this course is to write computer programs to solve complex problems. . Students learn to write programs using the Microsoft Visual Basic.net programming language. Programs include decision and looping structures, graphics, sound, animation, and Microsoft Access databases.

Major Instructional Activities: Students will analyze a problem, design a solution, write the program needed to solve the problem, test the program and make the necessary corrections in the program. Activities will include hands-on programming, group and individual assignments and special projects. Students will use electronic learning services to access additional resources.

Major Evaluative Techniques: Assessment will be accomplished by the successful completion of assignments. Assignments will be evaluated for structure, the correct use of programming statements, documentation, conciseness, and appropriateness of the solution to the problem. Success may be demonstrated by written tests, oral tests, class work, projects, or other means deemed appropriate by the instructor.

Competencies:
PTP307 VB Programming I Course Description
PTP307 VB Programming I Student Competency Record

Course Objectives: The focus of this course will be the use of Visual Basic.net to produce a variety of programs.

This course can be used to partially satisfy the requirements for an endorsement in the following pathways.

Cluster | Pathway | Required/Recommended/Related
Information Technology | Information Support and Services | Required
Information Technology | Information Support and Services | Recommended