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C# is a powerful and popular programming language that is widely used in applications built in the .Net framework.

This course is aimed for the first time programmers interested in C# programming language. Students will be introduced to an in-depth study of basic C# program structure, language and syntax. Participants will also learn a detailed and step-by-step implementation of the concepts of writing code based on the principles of object-oriented programming.

Course Highlights:

  • Introduction to object oriented programming and the .NET Framework
  • Working with objects, class, enum and struct
  • Data types, variables and declarations
  • Operators, decision making and flow control using conditions and loops
  • Arrays and an introduction to collections

Course Benefits:

  • Develop simple but well-structured and documented C# applications
  • Learn to separate presentation of data from manipulation logics
  • Develop Console applications
  • Develop applications with graphical user interface using Windows Forms


  • Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise recommended.  While Windows 10 Home will work for C# I, the more advanced C# courses will require Pro or higher.
  • Visual Studio Community Edition 2017 or later which is freely available on Microsoft's website:


  • Intel/AMD multi-core processor (i3 or better processor)
  • 8GB RAM minimum, 16GB preferred
  • 50GB free hard drive space for Visual Studio and project files

Course Typically Offered: Online, Winter and Summer quarter

Prerequisites:  Have taken "Visual Studio" or equivalent experience. Prior knowledge and experience of programming is not necessary.

Next steps:  Upon completion of this course, consider taking C# Programming I the C# Programming Certificate

More information: Contact to learn more about C# Programming and course offerings.

Course Number: CSE-40666
Credit: 2.50 unit(s)
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