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COBOL programming ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: David Goh

Not offered in 2005.

Synopsis: Fundamentals of commercial programming. The semantics and syntax of COBOL. Programming methodologies including structured programming, top-down code development and testing. Common batch processing tasks including report generation, control break processing, sequential and non-sequential master file updating and table processing.

Assessment: Programming assignment: 25% + Examination (2 hours): 75%

Contact Hours: One 2-hour lecture and one 1-hour laboratory per week

Prerequisites: A second-year business systems or first-year computer science unit

Prohibitions: BUS1042, CFR1122, CFR2110, CFR3308, CSC2920, CSC3150, CSC3920, GCO2811, SFT1122, SFT2110, SFT2205, SFT2305, SFT3205