School Of Computing, Engineering And Mathematics

Programming FundamentalsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300580.3


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
High school mathematics at Year 10 level.

Equivalent Units
300405 - Fundamentals of Programming, 300155 - Programming Principles 1, 200122 - Business Application Development 1, 700008 - Programming Fundamentals (WSTC)

About this Unit
As a first unit in computer programming, Programming Fundamentals covers the basics of developing software with an emphasis on procedural programming. Students will learn about basic data structures, the concept of algorithms, fundamental programming constructs, common programming language features and functions, program design and good programming style. A high level programming language is combined with a highly visual framework to teach problem solving using software.

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