Accessing Your Course
Canvas (by Instructure)
Your course is using Canvas. If you are new to Canvas, please visit the
Canvas Basics course space
to become familiar with Canvas prior to the start of your course. No login is required to
access this space.
You will be able to login to Canvas about two weeks prior to the start of your class.
However, your course becomes available as of 1 AM on the official course
Log in to your Canvas course space at
- Username: Your username is the same for every system at Bucks.
- Password: your Bucks Network password (used to log into any Bucks campus computer or to access any Bucks Library online database from off campus.)
If you do not know your Bucks Username, go to WebAdvisor.
Select Account information (upper right hand corner of the screen) then select What's My User ID? and follow
the prompts. You will need to provide your last name AND either your 7 digit student ID number OR your
social security #. Your Bucks username will display on the screen.
Note: Students are uploaded to Canvas several times a day. If you registered late, you won't be
able to access Canvas until the next upload takes place.
Purchasing Your Books and Other Course Materials
While you may purchase your books and other course materials from the provider of your choice (using the
ISBN number available through the course's academic department
where applicable to ensure the correct version), both the campus bookstore
and our online bookstore,
guarantee that they stock the correct version for your course.
Approximately 3 weeks prior to the start of the session you can use the link
below to see the list of books that have been selected by your instructor. If you have
any questions about the course materials listed, please contact your instructor or the academic
this link to see the book list for your course.
Other Information about the Course
This is an introductory programming course, which assumes no prior knowledge of computer programming. This course incorporates the basic concepts of programming, problem solving, programming logic, as well as the design techniques of an object-oriented, event-driven language. Students will develop solutions and create programs to solve business problems in Windows applications.
The required textbook for this course is Programming in Visual Basic 2010, Bradley & Millspaugh, McGraw-Hill, 2011,
ISBN: 978-0-07-351725-4. FREE Visual Basic software is available to BCCC students. You must have a computer with a current Microsoft Operating System (Vista, Windows7, Windows8).
MAC users need to purchase and install either www.parallels.com , www.VMware.com , or implement the BootCamp in the MacOS to make a dual boot computer with a current Windows OS.
The final exam for this course must be proctored -- can be at a BCCC Test Center.