Duration: 2 MONTHS

Course Syllabus

Course Title: C Programming ( Skill Development )

Course Duration: 2 Months (Part-Time)

Course Objectives:

  1. To introduce students to the fundamentals of the 'C' programming language.
  2. To teach conditional statements, loops, and control structures in 'C'.
  3. To provide a comprehensive understanding of arrays, functions, structures, unions, and pointers.
  4. To familiarize students with file processing in 'C'.
  5. To enhance problem-solving and coding skills.
  6. To prepare students for self-employment as programmers or for entry-level roles in the software industry.

Course Overview:

Module 1: Introduction to 'C' Language (1 week)

  • History and significance of 'C'
  • Setting up a 'C' programming environment
  • Writing and running a basic 'C' program

Module 2: Conditional Statements and Loops (2 weeks)

  • If-else statements
  • Switch-case statements
  • While, for, and do-while loops
  • Loop control and break statements

Module 3: Arrays (2 weeks)

  • Introduction to arrays
  • Array declaration and initialization
  • One-dimensional and multi-dimensional arrays
  • Array manipulation and sorting

Module 4: Functions (2 weeks)

  • Function declaration and definition
  • Function arguments and return values
  • Function prototypes and recursion
  • Modular programming and code reusability

Module 5: Structures and Unions (2 weeks)

  • Structure definition and members
  • Structure initialization and manipulation
  • Unions and their applications

Module 6: Pointers (2 weeks)

  • Understanding pointers and memory addresses
  • Pointer arithmetic and arrays
  • Pointers and functions
  • Dynamic memory allocation

Module 7: File Processing (2 weeks)

  • File handling in 'C'
  • Reading from and writing to files
  • File operations and error handling
  • Creating and manipulating text and binary files

Course Teaching Methodology:

  • Interactive lectures and code demonstrations
  • Hands-on coding exercises and projects
  • Debugging and problem-solving sessions
  • Code reviews and peer learning
  • Group discussions and quizzes
  • Practical coding assignments

Importance for Learners in Career Growth and Self-Employment: This course is crucial for Indian students as it equips them with fundamental programming skills in 'C', which is widely used in the software industry. Successful completion of this course can open doors to entry-level programming jobs, freelance opportunities, or self-employment as a software developer. 'C' programming forms the foundation for many other programming languages and technologies, making it a valuable skill for career growth in the IT sector.

Note: The course contents can be customized based on the specific requirements of learners or the location, and additional topics or modules can be added to meet the evolving needs of the software development industry in India.

This syllabus provides a structured framework for students to develop their 'C' programming skills over a 2-month period, ultimately preparing them for self-employment and career growth opportunities in the field of software development.

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