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MET 150 VB.NET for Engineering
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2013
AGEC: (None)  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F

Description: Object Oriented Programming techniques in Visual Basic (VB.NET) used to control external peripherals such as motors, lights and electromechanical equipment through the Universal Serial Bus (USB) port, including flowcharting, pseudocoding, coding, testing and documenting programs in accordance with specifications.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: Computer programming experience

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Explain and demonstrate flowcharting and pseudocoding techniques, per given applications.
2. (Analysis Level) Identify, describe, implement and analyze decision statements, strings, functions, and arrays.
3. (Comprehension Level) Describe the concept, usage and application of Data Link Libraries (DLL).
4. (Comprehension Level) Explain the methods of interfacing for specific communication applications.
5. (Synthesis Level) Create a VB.NET programming and hardware solution for a specific communication application.
6. (Comprehension Level) Explain how to interface peripherals to the Personal Computer (PC) ports using electrical specifications.
7. (Application Level) Develop VB.NET communication applications through the USB and serial port.
8. (Application Level) Document a VB.NET programming and hardware design plan.
9. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate the process for interfacing peripherals to the PC ports per electrical specifications.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
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