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COMP 3618 - Advanced C# Application Development

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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Course Details

This hands-on course continues from COMP 2614 and prepares those who are already C# programmers for advanced C# application development. Students who also have HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery will build on their C# experience to create Enterprise level desktop and N-Tier software applications. Participants learn various software architectural patterns including "designing applications with the Service Oriented Architecture" and "Scaling applications with Microservices and NServiceBUS 6". Topics include: A review of ADO.NET and then a focus on Entity Framework (Code First, Model First, and Database First), Repository Pattern, Object Serialization and Deserialization, Discussions include: Services (WCF, WEB API, and Microservices), Asynchronous Programming with async/await, C# Design Pattern Strategies, Dependency Injection and MEF. Labs and assignments reinforce best practices in the use of architectural patterns. Students may also be interested in COMP 3973- ASP.NET Core MVC. Upon successful completion, participants will be able to create commercial quality software applications using the latest Microsoft technologies. This course is an elective in the CST/PTS Diploma and is offered once per year in January.


COMP 1850, COMP 2015 and COMP 2614 or equivalent knowledge.





Winter 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 79377

Wed Jan 13 - Wed Mar 31 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 13 - Mar 31 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below
Jan 13 - Mar 31 Online Delivery
See Notes below


Amir Ahani

Course Outline




  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Please email for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Course is 48 hours - 36 in class and 12 online. The class meets once per week for 3 hours face to face and requires an additional 1 hour per week online. Late registration is not permitted. Please sign in to the Learning Hub on the course start date for details on how the course will be delivered online.

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Create UI with HTML5, CSS3 and Bootstrap.
  • Use ADO.NET and then Entity Framework to create Database First, Model First, Code First Designs.
  • Implement Repository Pattern.
  • Serialize and Deserialize Objects in .NET Framework.
  • Create, Host and Test .NET Services (WCF, WEB API, and Microservices with NServiceBUS 6).
  • Consume .NET Services by using various tools.
  • Design Multi-Threaded Applications.
  • Use async/await.
  • Create Dependency Injection Container.
  • Use C# Design Patterns to write high quality code.
  • Design line of business line applications.
  • Deploy advanced C# software applications.

Effective as of Fall 2018

Related Programs

COMP 3618 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Advanced .NET Development
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Computer Systems
    Part-time   Diploma

Books & Supplies

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Winter 2021

Books for Winter 2021 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

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Pro C# 8 With Net.Core3: Foundational Principles & Practices, 9Th Ed
Author Troelsen
Publisher Apress
Copyright 2021
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-48425-755-5
Price $73.95

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