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Course : Contemporary Programming Languages - C# - Fall 2022

Course Number
Section Number
Fall 2022
Bolin Hall, 320
Days & Times
Final Exam Day/Time
Tuesday, December 06, 2022 8:00 am


General Objectives:

  • Introduce students to a contemporary programming language and integrated development environment
  • to introduce advanced concepts in object-oriented programming languages
  • to introduce the concepts associated with implementing Internet- and Web-based applications that seamlessly integrate with PC-based applications


Specific Objectives: Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Learn the syntax and structure of C# using the .NET IDE
  • Understand concepts of typing, scope, data types, inheritance, polymorphism, exception handling, etc., and how they are realized in C#
  • Apply graphical user interface concepts
  • Build applications that interact with databases
  • Build interactive Web documents that respond to client requests.



Course Prerequisite: CMPS 2143: Object Oriented Programming

 Final grades will be based on the following criteria.

               Activity                                                Percentage of grade

              Homework & small programs                             10%

              Programming assignments (5)                            45%

              Exams (2)                                                               30%

              Final                                                                        15%


Grades may be determined according to this scale (approximate):

              A            90% ‑ 100%                                                 B            80% ‑ 89%

              C            70% ‑ 79%                                                   D           60% ‑ 69%


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Late Work: Policy for Programming Assignments and grading will be posted on D2L. No late programs for last programming assignment.

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