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S1J 2009 DN


Patel, Chandrakant


Senior Adjunct Faculty



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Semester Dates

1-12-2009 to 3-04-2009

Class Days


Class Time

5:30 - 9:50 PM



Credit Hours



1.   COBOL for the 21st Century 11th edition
      By Stern – Stern –Ley ; ISBN # 0-471-72261-8
2.   Micro Focus NetExpress University Edition

     ISBN # 0-471-38130-6


2.   Micro Focus personal COBOL for windows

ISBN # 0-471-19631-2 compiler)

Publisher; Wiley
3.   Micro Focus NetExpress University Edition


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Course Description:
The student will develop structured, modular algorithms. The student will implement algorithms using COBOL. The student will learn the basic features of COBOL. PREREQUISITE: CS 151. 3:0:3

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Implement key concepts of structured design and programming.
  2. Apply COBOL elements (i.e. reserve words, programmer supplied names, literals, symbols, and picture clauses)
  3. Demonstrate creativity and problem solving skills
  4. Debug and test COBOL programs for compilation, execution and data errors
  5. Write COBOL programs that use:
  6. - Do while loop, do until loop and in-line PERFORM
  7. - Nested IF's and EVALUATE
  8. - Data editing of input and output
  9. - Data validation
  10. - String processing
  11. - Definition and processing of single level table
  12. - Four digit year processing
  13. - Arithmetic processing
  14. Write COBOL programs that use proper style, documentation and application of coding standards

Core Assessment:

Class Assessment:

Week 1   

Week 1: 

.  Introduction to course / Instructor; Syllabus

.  Lecture: Chapter 1 & 2

.    Introduction to Structured Program Design.



.  Introduction to Lab @ Park College

.  Assignment 1 Computer listing of sample program            Figure 1.10                         Page 23


eek 2

.  Lecture: Chapter 3 & 4

Week 2:



.  Lab:  

.  Assignment 2    Problem 2  (Chapter 4)  Page 131



Week 3

Week 3:

.  Lecture: Chapter 5 

     .    DEBUGGING Programs

.  Lab:

.  Assignment 3    Problem 9 (Chapter 5)   Page 182



Week 4

Week 4:

.  Lecture: Chapter 6


.  Lab:

.  Assignment 4    Problem 1  (Chapter 6)  Page 254

     Add PAGE:


Week 5

Week 5:

.  Lecture: Chapter 7


.  Lab:

.  Assignment 5    Problem 2  (Chapter 7)  Page 297


Week 6

Week 6:

.  Lecture: Chapter 8 

          .    DECISION MAKING


. Assignment 6 Problem 1  (Chapter 8)       Page 336

     Week 7

.  Lecture: Chapter 9


.  Lab:

.  Assignment 7    Problem 3  (Chapter 9)  Page 375


     Week 8

.  Final or Additional assignment

          Assignment FINAL  Problem 3 (Chapter 8) Page 336




          A    90-100 % 

          B    80-89  %   

          C    70-79  %

          D    60-69  %

          F    Below 60 %


          Assignments        Points

          7 Programs         700

          1 Final            300



All assignments must be completed and turn in on time for grading on printed form. Assignments may be completed on outside computers or University Lab. computer.

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Not acceptable

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Communicate with teacher.

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.   Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87

Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "F".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90

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