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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
CIS 253 - COBOL
Introduction to the COBOL language; file management techniques; mid-range computer processing; program design, testing and implementation methodology with emphasis on structured programming. Topics include validation, reporting, file updating; tables; character manipulation; SORT and COPY statements; the Report Writer feature. (4-0-0) Offered fall and winter semesters. Prerequisite: CIS 162.