Courses Catalogue

Introduction To Computer Fundamentals

COURSE CODE: UCC 1100
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Statistics
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Economics and Management
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

Computer organization

  • information storage
  • Problems that computers can solve
  • Mainframe and Micro computers

 Operating systems

  • Compiler systems and utilities.
  • Ordinary and floating-point representation of numbers
  • Bits, Bytes, Words Character codes

Structured programming

  • using high level languages such as Pascal and Fortran C

Program structure

  • Logical expressions and operations
  • Mathematical expressions
  • Control structures
  • Functions
  • Networking.

MODE OF DELIVERY

  • Lecturer will use lecture session involving explanation of key concepts such as different types of theories like the continental theory
  • Lecture notes and discussions on the applications of theories to explain the occurrence of various land forms, etc
  • Students will be provided with readers materials in which they will discuss amongst themselves (groups)
  • Readers used in tutorials sessions by students.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS / EQUIPMENT

  • Computer laboratory, computers and white board
  • Duster and markers
  • Flip charts for models