Not offered in 2005.
Synopsis: Introduction to COBOL syntax and semantics, along with the file and data structures supported by the language. Experience in programming in COBOL forms an essential aspect of the subject. Various structured file types are introduced, as is knowledge of the types of applications for which COBOL is suited. Elements of good COBOL programming style will be presented.
Assessment: Examination (2 hours): 70% + Assignments: 30%
Contact Hours: One 1-hour lecture or tutorial per week
Prerequisites: CSC1011 or CSE1301 (or other introductory programming course)