CSC 230 C and Software Tools

Details of C programming as compared with Java; Lexical structure, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics (idioms, common uses) of C; Stages of compliation, linking and execution; Strings, arrays, structures, pointers, and memory management; C libraries;Tools for design, maintenance, and debugging of programs; Separate compliation, modular programming; Integrated development environments. 3 credit hours.


• Prerequisite

CSC 216 Programming Concepts - Java

• Course Objectives

Students will develop a proficiency in the C programming language and its application to system level programming, speed and efficiency of execution and basics of simulations and modeling.

• Course Requirements

Excercises, homeworks, and proctored exams.

• Textbook

K.N. King, C Programming, A Modern Approach, 2nd Edition, W.W. Norton, ISBN 978-0-393-97950-3.

• Computer and Internet Requirements

NCSU and Engineering Online have recommended minimum specifications for computers. For details, click here.

• Instructor

Dr. David Sturgill, Teaching Assistant Professor
Dept. of Computer Science
Engineering Building II (EB2) 2294, Box 8206
NCSU Campus
Raleigh, NC 27695

Phone: 919-515-1986
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