Subject Code: PBC0016
Objective: Students will learn concepts of computer systems (software and hardware), basic networking, computer graphics and multimedia. Students will also acquire skills in using MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and basic programming in C.
Pre-Requisite: None
Credit Hours: 4
Student Learning Time: 160 hours
Assessment: Midterm Test: 15%
In-Lab Tests: 15%
Assignment: 15%
Industrial Talk Report: 5%
Final Examination: 50%
  • Shelly, G. B., & Vermaat, M. E. (2010). Discovering computers 2010: Living in a digital world (Complete ed.). USA: Cengage Learning.(Main reference)
  • Beekman, G., J.Quinn, M. (2006). Computer confluence: Tomorrow’s technology and you (7th ed.). USA: Prentice Hall.
  • Ling, H.C., Cheong S.N., Teh Y.K., Kwek L.C., Emerson R.J., Vishnu M.B., & Badrolhisham, H. (2010). C Programming for Beginners (2nd ed.). Malaysia: Pearson.
  • Evans, A., Martin, K., & Mary, A. (2006). Technology in action: Go! Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education.
  • Parsons, J. J., & Oja, D. (2010). Computer concepts - illustrated introductory (7th ed.). USA: Cengage Learning.
  • Shelly, G. B., & Vermaat, M. E. (2007). Microsoft office 2007: Introductory concepts and techniques. USA: Cengage Learning.

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Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this subject, students should be able to:

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