BTP100 - Programming Fundamentals Using C

Outline information
Schools offering this subject
Last revision date 2018-09-03 17:09:24.118
Last review date 2018-09-03 17:09:43.725

Subject Title
Programming Fundamentals Using C

Subject Description

This course covers the fundamental principles of computer programming, with an emphasis on problem solving strategies using structured programming techniques. The C programming language, which is widely used and forms the syntactical basis for object-oriented languages such as C++, C#, Objective-C, and Java, is used to introduce problem analysis, algorithm design, and program implementation.

Credit Status
1 credit (3 units)
Required for BSD - Bachelor of Technology (Software Development)

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1 - Design functions using selection and iteration constructs to solve a programming task
2 - Connect functions using pass-by-value and pass-by-address semantics to assemble a complete program
3 - Design collections using arrays and structures to manage data efficiently
4 - Code algorithms using standard library functions to incorporate existing technology
5 - Stream data using standard library functions to interact with users and access persistent text
6 - Trace the execution of a procedural program to validate its correctness
7 - Develop algorithms using procedural programming concepts to communicate coding plans
8 - Code complete programs using appropriate object and pointer types to implement specified coding plans
9 - Formulate programming plans using logical components to solve practical problems
10 - Explain the purposes of procedural programming features to inform business persons

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.