Career & Technical Education > Computer Information Technology

General Information


I. Catalog Course Description

Prerequisites: CIT129 or consent of instructor

Teaches the "C++" programming language. Object-oriented programming techniques and hands-on learning will be emphasized. Students will complete several computer programming projects.


II: Course Objectives

This course develops an understanding of and proficiency in the “C ++” programming language as a tool for programming actual applications. Uses computer equipment to supplement classroom instruction.

Teach students to use and operation system and development environment to develop and debug computer applications document programs so that others can understand their operation, test programs to verify their operation.

Students who successfully complete this course will have an increased understanding of:

  • Object-oriented design principles
  • Sequential execution of code
  • Conditionals
  • Looping constructs (iteration)
  • Classes from class libraries
  • User-defined classes
  • Primitive data types, reference variables, and arrays
  • Instance data, instance methods, class data, and class methods

III: Course Linkage

This course fulfills Western Nevada College’s Student Learning Objectives of ensuring that successful students:

  • Possess adequate problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
  • Can utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
  • Have college level reading, writing, and oral communication skills.
  • Are able to demonstrate knowledge of the subject matter to a level that is appropriate to the emphasis of their degree.
  • Understand the theoretical principles behind creating and maintaining a professional level Web site.
  • Use current software to create, publish, and maintain a professional level Web site.
  • Apply techniques appropriate to their specialty in the operation of a Web site.

Scheduled CIT-133 classes:

Fall 2019

There are currently no CIT-133 classes scheduled for this term.