Maricopa Community Colleges  CIS162AB   19982-20025 
Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 11/25/97
CIS162AB 19982-20025 L+L 3 Credit(s) 4 Period(s)
C++: Level I
Beginning C programming. Includes features needed to construct programs, functions, pointers, input and output options, data types, structures, and unions, and disk file operations. Prerequisites: CIS105, or permission of instructor.
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:
CIS162AB   19982-20025 C++: Level I
1. Write elementary programs in C language. (I)
2. Code fluently in C language. (II)
3. Utilize pointers in program writing. (III)
4. Utilize structures and unions when porgramming in C language. (IV)
5. Complete disk file operations which include opening, reading, writing, and closing. (V)
6. Identify and debug common mistakes in programs written in C language. (VI)
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MCCCD Official Course Outline:
CIS162AB   19982-20025 C++: Level I
    I. C language concepts
        A. Operators
        B. Variables
        C. Terminology
        D. Loops
      II. Writing Functions
          A. Form of C Functions
            1. Scope
            2. Storage
            3. Class
            4. Longevity
          B. Variables
          C. Values and Scoped Variables
          D. Privacy and Funtions
          E. Designing a program in C language
        III. Pointers in C language
            A. Declarations
            B. Increment
            C. Decrement
          IV. Structures and unions
              A. Initializing a structure
              B. Privacy
              C. Altering a member
              D. Hierarchy of operators
            V. Disk File Operations
                A. Low-level versus high-level disk input/output
                B. Opening a file
                C. Reading a file
                D. Simple data plotting
                E. Using file input/output
              VI. Debugging
                  A. Missing delimiters
                  B. Assignment versus relational test
                  C. Syntax versus program errors
                  D. Latent bugs
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