COP 3223
Introduction to C Programming

Spring 2011


Prof. Marshall Tappen
(407) 823-2688


Exam 1 20%
Exam 2 20%
Final Exam 30%

The grading scale will be adjusted by the instructor to acount for the difficulty of the class. In general, the scale will be lowered to raise grades. While this makes it difficult for a student to "know where I'm at", students are encouraged to work their hardest and get the best grade possible. If grade information is necessary to make a decision about dropping the cvlass, please see the instructor.

Common Syllabus

This syllabus is meant to supplement all of the information on the common syllabus. Students should read that syllabus for information on grading policies and late assignments. This syllabus is available at

Course Schedule

Week Monday Wednesday Friday Topic
Jan. 10 Syllabus, Intro to C, Environment
Ch. 1
Chap. 2.1-2.5 Review, Examples Intro, C Basics
Jan. 17 MLK Jr. Holiday 2.6-2.8 2.9-2.13
Program 0 Due
Arith. Expressions,
Calling Functions
Jan. 24 3.1-3.5 - If statements 3.6-3.11 - More on if statements Program 1 Due
Jan. 31
Feb. 7 Program 2 Due
Feb. 14 Exam 1 Review Exam 1
Feb. 21
Feb. 28
Mar. 7 Spring Break Spring Break Spring Break
Mar. 14
Mar. 21
Mar. 28 Exam 2 Review Exam 2
April 4
April 11
April 18
April 25 Last Day of Class No Class No Class