Introduction to Programming

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Laboratory exercises

Course Description

Basic concepts of procedural programming are introduced. Data structures, control structures, functions, arrays and files are explained. Basic concepts of software engineering are explained, such as problem algorithmization, subtasking, documenting and software development cycle.

Study Programmes

University undergraduate
[FER3-EN] Computing - study
(1. semester)
[FER3-EN] Electrical Engineering and Information Technology - study
(1. semester)

Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain how computer stores data
  2. Apply basic principles of software design
  3. Design and implement, test, and debug simple programs
  4. Use arrays, selections, loops and functions
  5. Describe the mechanics of fucntion calls and parameter passing
  6. Compose computer programs with sequential and direct access binary and text files
  7. Use pointers and memory allocation

Forms of Teaching



Grading Method

Continuous Assessment Exam
Type Threshold Percent of Grade Threshold Percent of Grade
Laboratory Exercises 0 % 30 % 40 % 20 %
Mid Term Exam: Written 0 % 30 % 0 %
Final Exam: Written 40 % 40 %
Exam: Written 50 % 80 %

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Basic syntax and semantics of a higher-level language
  2. Variables and primitive data types (e.g., numbers, characters, Booleans), A type as a set of values together with a set of operations
  3. Association of types to variables, arguments, results, and fields, Type safety and errors caused by using values inconsistently given their intended types
  4. Expressions and assignments
  5. Expressions and assignments
  6. Conditional and iterative control structures
  7. Conditional and iterative control structures
  8. Midterm exam
  9. Functions and parameter passing
  10. Functions and parameter passing
  11. Simple I/O including file I/O
  12. Simple I/O including file I/O
  13. The concept of recursion
  14. The concept of recursion
  15. Final exam

Prerequisites for


Vedran Mornar (2018.), Uvod u programiranje, radna verzija udžbenika,
King K. N. (2008.), C Programming: A Modern Approach, Second Edition, W. W. Norton & Company
B. W. Kernighan, D. M. Ritchie (1988.), The C Programming Language, 2nd Edition, Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall
(2018.), Materijali predmeta dostupni na fakultetskom intranetu,

For students


ID 209624
  Winter semester
L1 English Level
L1 e-Learning
60 Lectures
0 Seminar
0 Exercises
18 Laboratory exercises
0 Project laboratory

Grading System

87,5 Excellent
75 Very Good
62,5 Good
50 Sufficient