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COMP 2511 - Procedural Programming with C

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

To support you and your education, BCIT is adapting applied learning in formats appropriate to the unfolding global situation. All PTS classes are being delivered in an online format unless you are notified otherwise.

Course Details

This hands-on intermediate level course assumes prior knowledge of programming as taught in COMP 1451 and COMP 2526. Students who have a solid understanding of programming concepts are introduced to procedural programming with C. COMP 2511 is BYOD course, participants must provide their own Windows 10 dual core laptop with a minimum of 8GB RAM and high speed internet in order to participate in this course. Topics include language syntax, common coding styles and idioms and the implementation of selected data structures and algorithms in C. Lectures and code examples are reinforced with hands-on labs, and assignments. This course has two classes per week over ten weeks and uses the BCIT Learning Hub for quizzes, discussion boards, labs and assignments. COMP 2511 is equivalent to COMP 2510 in CST Full-time. Upon completion, C Programming students will have improved their application development abilities in other programming languages, as the C syntax is the basis for Java, C# and C++. COMP 2511 is an elective in the Applied Software Development, ASD Associate Certificate and is required in the Computer Systems Certificate, CSC. Successful will be able to design, build and deploy modular multi-file C programs to industry standards.

Prerequisite(s)

COMP 1451 or COMP 2526 or (COMP 1510 and COMP 2522)

Credits

5.0

Cost

$667.87 - $677.87 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2021

Below are three offerings of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 88193

Tue Jan 05 - Sat Mar 13 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 13 Sat 14:00 - 17:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below
Jan 05 - Mar 13 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Bob Langelaan

Course Outline

Cost

$667.87

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Please email cstpts@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Late registration is not permitted. Please sign in to the Learning Hub on the course start date for details on how the course will be delivered online. Class is in session on February 13 (Family Day).

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

CRN 88741

Mon Jan 11 - Mon Mar 29 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 29 Mon/Thu 18:00 - 21:00 DTC DTC

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$667.87

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Please email cstpts@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Late registration is not permitted. Please sign in to the Learning Hub on the course start date for details on how the course will be delivered online. No class on February 15, March 15 and March 18.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Cancelled

CRN 88337

Tue Jan 12 - Fri Mar 26 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Mar 26 Tue/Fri 18:00 - 21:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Frederic Guo

Course Outline

Cost

$667.87

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Please email cstpts@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Late registration is not permitted. Please sign in to the Learning Hub on the course start date for details on how the course will be delivered online. No class March 16 and March 19.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are three offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 66655

Mon May 24 - Wed Jul 28 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 24 - Jul 28 Mon/Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Bob Langelaan

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$677.87

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Please email cstpts@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Course is 60 hours synchronous remote classes. Please sign in to the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) on the course start date and time (not before) for details on how the course will be delivered online. Late registration is not permitted. Class is in session on May 24.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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13 seats available as of Feb 26, 2021 2:26 pm (PST). Of these 13, 8 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 60518

Tue May 25 - Fri Jul 30 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 25 - Jul 30 Tue/Fri 18:00 - 21:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Frederic Guo

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$667.87

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Please email cstpts@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Course is 60 hours synchronous remote classes. Please sign in to the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) on the course start date and time (not before) for details on how the course will be delivered online. Late registration is not permitted.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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9 seats available as of Feb 26, 2021 2:26 pm (PST). These seats are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 63571

Tue May 25 - Thu Jul 29 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 25 - Jul 29 Tue/Thu 13:30 - 16:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Bob Langelaan

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$677.87

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Please email cstpts@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Course is 60 hours synchronous remote classes. Please sign in to the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) on the course start date and time (not before) for details on how the course will be delivered online. Late registration is not permitted. Class is in session on July 1 (Canada Day).

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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17 seats available as of Feb 26, 2021 2:26 pm (PST). Of these 17, 13 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Discuss programming language concepts such as pass-by-value versus pass-by-reference, scope, storage duration, linkage & memory models.
  • Apply the functions in the standard C library in developing programs
  • Perform input/output in C.
  • Identify and use control statements in C programs.
  • Create and use functions in C programs.
  • Process arrays in C.
  • Explain pointers & their relation to arrays & strings.
  • Process strings in C.
  • Implement selected data structures & algorithms in C, including linked lists and binary trees.
  • Perform file processing in C; both sequential and random access files.
  • Manage large C programs that involve multiple files.
  • Design, implement & debug software application programs written in C.

Effective as of Fall 2020

Related Programs

COMP 2511 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

Books & Supplies

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

Winter 2021

Books for Winter 2021 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.

C How To Program
Author Deitel
Publisher Pearson
Copyright 2016
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-13397-689-2
Price $218.50
Required

Spring/Summer 2021

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2021 offerings of this course.

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