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Please Note Students registering for CSIS courses should check back to this webpage in mid April for an update on specific hardware and software technology required in an online learning environment.
Course Code: CSIS 2365
Faculty: Commerce & Business Administration
Credits: 3.0
Semester: 15 Weeks X 4 Hours per Week = 60 Hours
Learning Format: Lecture, Lab, Seminar
Typically Offered: TBD. Contact Department Chair for more info.
course overview

This course will provide a solid understanding of many of the features and capabilities of Microsoft's ASP.NET technology in the development of dynamic web sites. Topics will include technology overview, definition and uses of classes in Visual Basic, toolbox controls, managing style, data validations, interaction with SQL databases, AJAX, and LINQ. Note: Students who have received credit for CISY 2365 will not receive further credit by taking CSIS 2365.

Course Content

  1. Review of VB .NET essentials with coverage of O-O classes/objects
  2. ASP.NET essentials and technology overview
  3. Controls – standard, validation, data, HTML, navigation
  4. Creation of user controls
  5. Managing style – cascading style sheets, master and content pages, themes and skins
  6. Database concepts, SQL, and interaction with SQL databases
  7. AJAX features
  8. LINQ features
  9. Time Permitting – Web site security
  10. Time Permitting – Personalizing web sites

Methods of Instruction

Lecture, seminar, and hands-on exercises in the lab

Means of Assessment

Assignments (Minimum: 3) 20% - 35%
Participation    0% - 5%
Tests/Quizzes (Minimum: 2)   25% - 40%
Final Examination 25% - 30%
Total    100%

Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to:

  1. manipulate supplied classes/objects and create their own classes/objects in Visual Basic;
  2. build web applications using ASP.NET;
  3. validate form data using server-side validation controls;
  4. use ASP.NET features to create consistent looking web sites;
  5. create dynamic Web applications that interact with a SQL database;
  6. describe and use AJAX features and LINQ features.

course prerequisites

(CSIS 1175 or CISY 1165 or CMPT 1110) and (CSIS 2200 or CISY 2200)

curriculum guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester/year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

course schedule and availability
course transferability

Below shows how this course and its credits transfer within the BC transfer system. 

A course is considered university-transferable (UT) if it transfers to at least one of the five research universities in British Columbia: University of British Columbia; University of British Columbia-Okanagan; Simon Fraser University; University of Victoria; and the University of Northern British Columbia.

For more information on transfer visit the BC Transfer Guide and BCCAT websites.


If your course prerequisites indicate that you need an assessment, please see our Assessment page for more information.