Course Description

This course is the second in a series of three computer programming courses that introduces students to the C# programming language, Visual Studio, the .NET framework, software development processes, and Agile methodologies.

Course Details

This course is designed for those intermediate-level users who want to further their skills in C#, Visual Studio IDE, and the .NET framework. Instructors will assume students already know the required fundamental skills taught in ICT 710 and will focus on introducing students to Object-Oriented programming and testing methodologies.

Course Level Learning Outcomes

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Understand object-oriented programming concepts and the various tools needed to design, build and test a software product
  • Understand the activities involved in the software development process and the methodologies needed to develop their product incrementally and iteratively

Topics of Instruction

  • Advanced GUI controls and event handling
  • File processing and exception handling
  • Multi-dimensional arrays
  • Object-oriented design, UML class diagrams
  • Instance members versus static members
  • Programming with multiple classes
  • Class composition
  • Class inheritance, protected members, overriding methods
  • Virtual methods, abstract classes, polymorphism


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  • A minimum of 6 months experience working in application development using C#
  • Familiarity with object-oriented programming concepts

Applies Towards the Following Program(s)

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Online Synchronous
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Sep 03, 2024 to Nov 05, 2024
Schedule and Location
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $879.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Murach's C# 
Edition: 7th
Authors: Boehm, Murach
Publisher: Mike Murach & Associates
ISBN: 978-943872-53-4

Please note: ICT textbooks are not available through the University of Calgary bookstore.

Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

You will require access to a computer with an Internet connection, a headset with speakers and microphone, webcam, and a monitor large enough to display multiple applications (or the use of two monitors).

This course uses:

  • Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L.
  • Zoom web conferencing software.
  • A virtual lab with VMware Horizon, a platform that provides access to virtual applications including the latest software for the course. You will be provided with a VMware account and login information once the course starts.

For the best experience, your computer and internet connection should meet certain requirements. See the recommended requirements...

For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.


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