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COMP 2375 - Advanced Microsoft Access Development

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

This course continues from Comp 2374, Microsoft Access, and covers the process of designing applications through the use of basic macros and VBA programming to build an effective database management system. Students will create basic macros in Access, and then progress to the fundamentals of VBA programming within the application. Participants will understand how to create sub procedures, functions, control structures and error handling procedures. Introduction to SQL and ADO objects and methods will also be discussed to enable students to manipulate data using recordsets. By the end of this course, successful participants will be able to enhance productivity with custom Access functions and routine task automation. COMP 2375 will be offered once a year in the fall term.

Prerequisite(s)

COMP 2374 or equivalent knowledge of MS Access.

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Create macros and embed macros onto forms
  • Create conditional macros
  • Understand event driven programming and Access events
  • Build public and private functions and procedures
  • Understand and create variables
  • Work with arrays
  • Use built in Access functions
  • Write IF statements, and For and Do Loops to enhance application functionality
  • Use the VBA debugging facility and create error handling procedures
  • Understand ADO technology and SQL to manipulate data record sets

Effective as of Winter 2014

Related Programs

COMP 2375 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Computer Applications (ACA)
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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