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 Course Title:   Database Programming-VBA

 Title Abbreviation:   DATABASE PROGRAMMING-VBA

 Department:    CIS

 Course #:    242

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    110301

 EPC:    514

 REV:    2014


 Course Description  

Given project specifications, use Visual Basic for applications to create custom interfaces that allow users to view, edit, insert, update and delete data.

 Prerequisite  

Prerequisite: introductory programming experience in VBA as presented in CIS 240 is essential. Students should be well versed in conditionals, loops, functions, procedures and arrays.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 55

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree, Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Use Wizards in Application Development.
  2. Customize Applications.
  3. Filter Records.
  4. Create Recordset Objects.
  5. Select, Insert, Update, Delete Records.
  6. Debug Applications.
  7. Create Modules.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.1 Identify and express concepts, terms, and facts related to a specific discipline.
2.2 Analyze issues and develop questions within a discipline.
2.3 Identify, interpret, and evaluate pertinent data and previous experience to reach conclusions.

6. Individual Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding, managing, and taking responsibility for one’s learning and behavior in varied and changing environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
6.2 Demonstrate standards of professionalism in manner, appearance, and setting appropriate to the context, including the classroom, workplace, and community.

8. Mathematical Reasoning

Definition: Understanding and applying concepts of mathematics and logical reasoning in a variety of contexts, both academic and non-academic.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
8.2 Correctly apply logical reasoning and mathematical principles to solve problems.
8.3 Interpret information and reasoning expressed mathematically (for example in spreadsheets, diagrams, charts, formulas, etc.).
8.4 Communicate mathematical information effectively.

10. Technology

Definition: Understanding the role of technology in society and using technology appropriately and effectively.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
10.2 Demonstrate an understanding of legal, ethical, and environmental issues in the use and misuse of technology.

Course Contents

  1. Wizards in Application Development.
  2. Application Customization.
  3. Record Filtering.
  4. Recordset Object Creation.
  5. Data Maintenance: Select, Insert, Update, Delete.
  6. Application Debugging.
  7. Module Creation.