151 - Introduction to Cobol Programming

COBOL For The 21st Century
By Stern & Stern ( Latest Edition )

Instructor: Husain Gholoom
Office Hours: to be announced
Computer Lab:
- Sun. 12:00 - 2:00
- Mon. 10:00 - 12:00
- Tue. 12:00 - 2:00
- Wed. 10:00 - 12:00

Course Objectives:

  • Experience learning a programming language "on your own" as can be the case in industry.
  • To familiarize students with programming tools such as flowcharts, pseudocode, and hierarchy charts that make program logic more structured, modular, and top-down
  • Understand the syntax and semantics of the COBOL language
  • Understand how to develop and implement a program in the COBOL language
  • Understand various forms of data representation and structures supported by the COBOL language
  • Understand the appropriate applications (typically business) of the COBOL language
  • Recognize similarities and common characteristics of two or more programming languages.

Course Outline