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ICS 268 Rapid Application Development Using Visual Basic

This course uses a project-based approach to learning the concepts and techniques of rapid application development using the Visual Basic language. Students prototype user-friendly forms, set properties and write code. Applications to access and update information in a database are implemented. This is a programming course.


Special information

Note: Students are responsible to both be aware of and abide by prerequisites for ICS courses for which they enroll, and will be administratively dropped from a course if they have not met prerequisites.First day attendance is mandatory.
3 Undergraduate credits

Effective June 12, 1999 to August 15, 2022

Learning outcomes


  • Create user-friendly forms, set properties.
  • Employ standard Visual Basic coding conventions, proper programming style, and appropriate documentation conventions.
  • Recognize opportunities for using event-driven programs.
  • Write effective code using decisions and loops to process data entered through forms.
  • Create ActiveX controls.
  • Implement code to access and update information in a database.
  • Program using some of the more advanced controls.