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COMP 2510 - Procedural Programming

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

This hands-on course follows on from COMP 1510. This course covers the fundamental concepts of design, development, testing, and debugging intermediate-level programs in a procedural language. Topics include language syntax, data abstraction and encapsulation, error handling, graphical user interfaces, and the implementation of selected data structures and algorithms.

Prerequisite(s)

COMP 1510 or (PTS equivalents COMP 1409 and COMP 1451).

Credits

5.0

Cost

$654.84 - $663.41 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2020

Below are three offerings of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 87312

Mon Jan 06 - Mon Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 30 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 372
Jan 06 - Mar 30 Online

Instructor

Mehdi Karimibiuki

Course Outline

Cost

$654.84

Notes

  1. You are responsible for the specific prerequisite knowledge for this course. Your instructor cannot be expected to review prerequisite materials so please do not ask. The department could withdraw you from this course if you do not have the prerequisites or equivalent. Late registration is not permitted. Course is 60 hours - 36 in class and 24 online. The class meets once per week for 3 hours face to face and requires an additional 2 hour per week online. Reading, home work and assignments may require an additional 5+ hours per week outside of class. The average total commitment for this course is 6-8 hours each week. Due to the substantial time required on labs and assignments, students are advised not to take any other programming language courses simultaneously. No class on February 17 (Family Day).

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 87598

Fri Jan 10 - Fri Mar 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 27 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 322
Jan 10 - Mar 27 Online

Instructor

Mehdi Karimibiuki

Course Outline

Cost

$663.41

Notes

  1. You are responsible for the specific prerequisite knowledge for this course. Your instructor cannot be expected to review prerequisite materials so please do not ask. The department could withdraw you from this course if you do not have the prerequisites or equivalent. Late registration is not permitted. Course is 60 hours - 36 in class and 24 online. The class meets once per week for 3 hours face to face and requires an additional 2 hour per week online. Reading, home work and assignments may require an additional 5+ hours per week outside of class. The average total commitment for this course is 6-8 hours each week. Due to the substantial time required on labs and assignments, students are advised not to take any other programming language courses simultaneously.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 85274

Sat Jan 11 - Sat Mar 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 28 Sat 13:00 - 16:00 DTC Rm. 310
Jan 11 - Mar 28 Online

Instructor

Albert Wei

Course Outline

Cost

$654.84

Notes

  1. You are responsible for the specific prerequisite knowledge for this course. Your instructor cannot be expected to review prerequisite materials so please do not ask. The department could withdraw you from this course if you do not have the prerequisites or equivalent. Late registration is not permitted. Course is 60 hours - 36 in class and 24 online. The class meets once per week for 3 hours face to face and requires an additional 2 hour per week online. Reading, home work and assignments may require an additional 5+ hours per week outside of class. The average total commitment for this course is 6-8 hours each week. Due to the substantial time required on labs and assignments, students are advised not to take any other programming language courses simultaneously. Class will be in session on February 15 (Family Day).

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Apply the properties of good procedural software design including encapsulation, information hiding, and functional decomposition to create easily extensible systems in the context of intermediate-level programs.
  • Decompose a program into multiple modules with well defined interfaces.
  • Analyze and explain behaviour of intermediate-level programs involving procedural programming constructs including encapsulation, information hiding, and functional decomposition.
  • Write programs using file processing to read and write textual or binary data.
  • Manage dynamic memory.
  • Design, implement, debug and test intermediate-level procedural programs in a modern high-level procedural programming language.
  • Develop recursive functions and compare recursion to iteration.
  • Use pointers to implement data structures and explain their relation to arrays and strings.
  • Implement data structures and basic algorithms including linked lists, binary search trees, insertion sort, selection sort & binary search.

Effective as of Winter 2019

Related Programs

COMP 2510 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Software Development (ASD)
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Computer Systems
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Computer Systems Technology
    Full-time   Diploma

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2020

Books for Winter 2020 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.

PT 85274

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C Primer Plus
Author Prata
Publisher Sams
Copyright 2014
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-32192-842-9
Price $64.95
Optional

PT 87312

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C Programming Language
Author Kernighan
Publisher Ph
Copyright 1988
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-13110-362-7
Price $64.95
Required

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