The certificate in Introductory .NET Programming prepares students for entry-level positions as programmers with companies using Visual Studio .NET and relational databases. Students completing the certificate can design, test, and debug programs in the .NET environment; understand object oriented programming and the software development life cycle; work in a team environment and independently solve problems.
Certificate recipients should possess the skills & abilities described below:
Write, compile, debug and execute well engineered and maintainable programs using a .NET compliant programming language that effectively meets the application requirements
Use classes to encapsulate business logic functionality in creating an N-tier application structure
Explain and apply the principles of SQL programming
Explain and apply the necessary processes, tools and skills used in the systems analysis and system design phases of a project