Advanced Object Oriented Programming for Business Applications

Commerce & Business Administration
Computing Studies & Information Systems
Course Code
CSIS 4050
Semester Length
15 Weeks
Max Class Size
Method Of Instruction
Typically Offered
To be determined


Course Description
This course will provide the student with practical knowledge of developing and implementing business related applications using the latest Microsoft coding innovations. Topics will include DDL, DML, host-based processing, designing complex queries, triggers, and extensive coverage of ADO.NET. Along with the coverage of database access using Relational and Non-relational database(s), these topics will be covered: XML and XML integration with ADO.NET. The course will use Visual Studio .NET to build Advanced Windows Applications.

Note: For CSIS programs, students can receive credit for one of: CISY 3540/CSIS 3540 or CSIS 4050.
Course Content
1. Design Pattern
  • MVC, MVVM, and/or a more current pattern used in the industry
2. Object-oriented programming using Visual C#
  • Using Visual Studio
  • Basic syntax and control flow
  • Classes, Polymorphism and Inheritance
  • Arrays and Lists
  • Tuples
  • lambda
  • LINQ
  • Building GUI with
    • Windows Form, Windows Platform Foundation, or any currently used UI approached
  • Event Handling
  • Database Programming and ADO.NET
  • Performing CRUD to different data sources such as
    • RDBMS
    • NoSQL
  • Entity Framework
Methods Of Instruction
  • Lecture
  • Seminar
  • Hands-on exercises in the lab
Means of Assessment

Evaluation will be carried out in accordance with the Douglas College Evaluation Policy.

Means of Assessment

Labs/Assignments                  10% - 15%

Project                                  15% - 25%

Midterm Examination*             30% - 35%

Final Examination*                  30% - 40%


Total                                        100%


*In order to pass the course, students must, in addition to receiving an overall course grade of 50%, also achieve a grade of at least 50% on the combined weighted examination components (including quizzes, tests, exams).

Learning Outcomes

The successful student will be able to:

  1. Construct complex queries, set operators, and user-defined stored procedures
  2. Demonstrate the use of a Visual Studio .NET and a design pattern to build applications
  3. Demonstrate the use of ADO.NET within the application
  4. Describe ADO data providers, datasets, data adapters, connections
  5. Explain the basic concepts of reading/writing XML/XAML
  6. Explain how XML is incorporated in the .NET environment
  7. Demonstrate the use of Relational database and NoSQL incorporated with Visual Studio .NET
Textbook Materials

Instructor will prepare course reference material


other textbook(s) as approved by the department



Courses listed here must be completed prior to this course:


No corequisite courses.


Courses listed here are equivalent to this course and cannot be taken for further credit:

Requisite for

This course is not required for any other course.

Course Guidelines

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Course Transfers

Institution Transfer Details Effective Dates
There are no applicable transfer credits for this course.

Course Offerings

Winter 2021

There aren't any scheduled upcoming offerings for this course.