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Basic Programming Essentials   

Discover the fundamentals of programming and prepare for the next stages of software development.


  • Apply basic coding structures such as assignment statements, variables, constants, decision making statements, loops and arrays in C# Console application
  • Apply basic programming concepts
  • Prepare for computer programming courses in any language

Discuss computer programming concepts and terminology. Write simple computer programs using the basic coding structures in C#, such as assignment statements, variables, constants, decision making statements, loops, and arrays. Test and debug simple programs in Visual Studio (VS). All basic coding structures taught in this course can be applied to any programming language. However, languages can vary in use of terminology, syntax and rules with regards to these programming constructs.

Bring a USB flash drive (minimum 2 GB) to class.


  • Windows and basic computer proficiency.

See our detailed course information including course content, learning objectives, and prerequisites.

Students must have a Bellevue College NetID before the first class session. Please click here to create your NetID account.


Item: R19133
CEUs:  1.2
Schedule: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, 4 M Tu W - 6/21/2022 - 6/29/2022
Class meets 6/21, 6/22, 6/27 and 6/29, no class on 6/28

Instructor(s):  Murray Law
Location: BVONL   Room: Online

Online courses require an internet connection and the ability to interact both through audio and video using either a web cam/microphone, speakers/headset using a computer or via a mobile phone connection. Any costs associated with connectivity or equipment are the responsibility of the student.

Total cost: $449.00