Foundations of Programming (C# & .NET)

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Course Details

  • Location: Bellevue, Online
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Times: Evenings
  • Cost : $949

Next Start Date:

TBD

This course is part of a certificate program. You can also take it without enrolling in the program.

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About this Course


Learn how to write software the Microsoft way. Explore and practice basic programming concepts using C#. Explore Microsoft Visual Studio and the .NET Framework. Install a free copy of Visual Studio on your own computer or laptop. Become comfortable with Visual Studio, solutions and projects. Learn how to use Visual Studio’s built-in debugger. Learn to think like a programmer.

You can take this course on its own (single-course enrollment); you can also apply it towards the Certificate in IT Foundations. You can also take it in preparation for the course in Java Foundations, the Certificate in C# Programming and the Certificate in Python Programming.

Topics include:

  • C# structure: syntax, grammar, rules and keywords
  • Built-in tools that make C# programming easier
  • Testing and improvement of mental models
  • Unit testing with NUnit
  • Refactoring code

Students should expect up to nine hours of work a week, including class sessions.

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Program Overview

You can start with any course and take the courses in any order. You must complete three of the five courses to earn the certificate, as detailed below. 

 

You should register for all courses individually; there is no application process for the certificate program.

Core Course
(required for the certificate)
 

Foundations of Algorithms & Data Structures

 

Programming Courses
(must complete at least one for the certificate)
 

Foundations of Programming (C# and .NET)

Foundations of Programming (Python)

 

Elective Courses
(must complete at least one for the certificate)
 

Foundations of Database Management

Foundations of Web Design & Development

Learning Formats

Online With Real-Time Meetings

Combine the convenience of online learning with the immediacy of real-time interaction. You’ll stream courses online and interact with your instructors and fellow students via chat, web conferencing or phone, all in real time. Learn More »

Classroom

Attend classes part time at one of our convenient locations in the Puget Sound region. You’ll engage face to face with your classmates and instructors as part of a highly interactive curriculum. Learn More »

Course Sessions

Closed Sessions

Online

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NONCREDIT COURSE

You'll earn 3 continuing education units (CEUs) for successfully completing this course. Learn more about noncredit courses.

Meet your instructor

NONCREDIT COURSE

You'll earn 3 continuing education units (CEUs) for successfully completing this course. Learn more about noncredit courses.