Computer Programming (CMPE102) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Computer Programming CMPE102 2. Semester 2 2 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type Compulsory Departmental Courses
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to provide the basics of programming concepts using C programming language and enable students to gain experience in laboratory environment.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Introduce concepts of programming
  • Gain programming experience in laboratory environment
  • Gain skills in algorithm development for problem solving
Course Content Programming concepts: data types, arithmetic expressions, assignment statements; input/output functions; library functions; selection and repetition statements; user-defined functions; arrays and strings.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Overview of programming, C language elements, variable declarations and data types, executable statements, arithmetic expressions, formatting output
2 Library functions, conditions
3 If and compound statements
4 Nested-if and switch statements
5 Repetition and loop statements: While loop
6 Repetition and loop statements: For loop
7 Repetition and loop statements: Nested and do-while loops
8 Functions without argument, and with input argument
9 Pointers and functions with input/output parameters
10 Pointers and functions with input/output parameters (continue)
11 1-D array declaration, subscripts and accessing
12 Array arguments
13 Multidimensional arrays
14 String basics and some important string library functions
15 Review
16 Review


Course Book 1. Jeri R. Hanly, Elliot B. Koffman, “Problem Solving and Program Design in C”, Addison Wesley, 7th Edition, 2013.
2. Ali Yazıcı, Çiğdem Turhan, Fügen Selbes, “C Programming: Problem Book”, Atılım University, Department of Computer Engineering, 2004.
Other Sources 3. Problem Solving Using C Structured Programming Techniques, Yuksel Uckan, McGraw- Hill, 2nd Edition, 1999.
4. C: How to Program, H.M. Deitel, P.J.Deitel, Prentice Hall, 5th Edition, 2006.
5. "C Dersi: Programlamaya Giriş", Nergiz E. Çağıltay, Fügen C. Selbes, Gül Tokdemir, Çiğdem Turhan, 2013. Web site of the book:
6. "C Dersi: Çözümlü Problem Kitabı", Fügen C. Selbes, Çiğdem Turhan, Gül Tokdemir, Nergiz E. Çağıltay, 2012. Web site of the book:

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory 2 20
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 50
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 5 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
5 An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems
6 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
7 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
8 An ability to communicate effectively
9 An understanding the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context and recognition of the responsibilities for social problems
10 A knowledge of contemporary engineering issues
11 Skills in project management and recognition of international standards and methodologies
12 Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 2 32
Laboratory 12 2 24
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 2 32
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics 2 3 6
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 4 8
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 4 4
Total Workload 106