COURSE NUMBER & TITLE:CSC-292 UNIX AND C PROGRAMMING
An introduction to C programming in a UNIX environment. Course content includes the UNIX command interpreter Shell; the use of Shell scripts to create powerful tools and applications; and the development of application and systems programs using C.
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This course is a required course for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science. Activities and assignments in this course support our program objectives currently listed on our departmental website (www.cs.nsu.edu/programs/ugradBS_CSC.html). Specifically, this course enables the objectives listed below:
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Aug 21- Sep 15
|Chap 1-6: Introduction to UNIX as a user and C programmer; C basics; terminal I/O in C |
No class on Monday, Sep 4 ( Labor Day).
Sep 18 – Sep 29
|File I/O, handling command-line arguments in C |
TEST 1- date TBA
Oct 2 – Oct 20
Oct 22 – Dec 1
|Arrays, structures, advanced pointers in C; UNIX processes |
TEST 2 - date TBA Nov 22- 24 Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec 4 – Dec 8
|Final Exam Week|
The primary method of instruction will be lectures by the instructor with examples, demonstrations and hands-on laboratories. Students will also participate in class and group discussions.
|The final grade will be computed as follows:|
Cumulative final exam
Students are expected to adhere to the ACM Code of Ethics. No lying, cheating, or plagiarism will be tolerated. Specifically, handing in work that is not your own or allowing another student to copy and hand in your work will result in automatic failure of the course with no exceptions.
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