Not offered in 2005.
Synopsis: Introduction to COBOL syntax and semanticsalong 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. Differences between the various standard forms of COBOL, as well as the features of the new COBOL standard, COBOL 98. Material on more advanced data and file manipulation.
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)