The course provides an understanding of computer science fundamentals.
The course helps students to decide whether to pursue higher studies in Computer Science.
It also provides basic computer skills for work in Business Systems.
Sat for GCE O/L or A/L.
Introduction to Computer Science
Number Systems and Computer Arithmetic
Binary, Octal and Hexadecimal number systems
Conversions between number systems
Data and Information
Quantitative Data: Two’s Complement, IEEE floating point representations
Qualitative Data: ASCII, EBCDIC and Unicode
MS DOS, MS Windows, Open Source Operating Systems
Advance features of operating systems
Computer Architecture and Hardware
Hardware vs. Software
Major Hardware components of a Computer
Assembling, Disassembling and troubleshooting
Low Level Programming
Computer Networking and Internet Technologies
Basics of computer communication
Network topologies and IP addressing
Internet, email and world wide web
Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML)
Problem solving Algorithms
Database Design and Development
Database management systems and database design process
Structured Query language(SQL)
Concepts in Digital Electronics
Boolean Operations, Identities and Simplifications
Logic Gates, Circuits and Circuit design
Multimedia & Hypermedia Technologies
Basic concepts of Multimedia
Introduction to multimedia tools
Duration: 4 Months (Part Time)
Commencement: July 19 2015
Lectures & Practicals: From 0830 to 1630, Practicals: 2 hours per Week
Methodology: Lectures / Practicals / Assignments and Evaluation Test.