Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Third Professional, Second Semester, Computer

COMPUTER AND ITS APPLICATIONS IN PHARMACY
(Theory)


Cr. Hr. 03

1. Fundamentals basic concept of computers History of Data Processing, Types of Computers, Components of a Computer, Computer System and Business Computer System, Backing Storage Devices, Unit of Memory, Viruses and Anti-viruses Issues.

2. System Analysis and Design what is a System? Steps in system life cycle, Data Gathering and Data Analysis, Designing a New System, Development and Implementation of New System, Documentation.

3. Data Processing Data Processing, The Data Processing Cycle, The Collection and Computing of data, Manual collection of data, The main methods of data input, Devices used to collect data, Data Verification, Data Validation, Output and Recording of data, Types of data processing systems, Types of Computer Operation, Batch Processing and Real-time Processing.

4. Data Communication Applications of Data Communication, Components of a data communication system, Rate of data Transmission, Computer Networks, Network Topology, Gateway, E-mail/Internet concepts.

COMPUTER AND ITS APPLICATIONS IN PHARMACY
(Laboratory)

Cr. Hr. 01

1. Internet and E-mail: Internet and Microsoft Internet Explorer 5, Addresses, Links and Downloading, Searching the Internet, E-mail and Newsgroups, Favorites, security and Customizing Explorer.

2. Web Page Development: Introduction to Front-page, Creating a First Web site, Basic

Formatting Techniques, Manipulating Tables within Front-page, Front-page, Picture and Multimedia, Hyper linking, Bookmarks and Image Maps, Introducing Front-page “components”, Front-page and Frames, Managing your Web, Good site design, Publishing and publicizing.

3. Complete Statistical Package like SPSS.

4. Languages

At least two prevailing languages will be taught.

Recommended Books

1. Elias M System Analysis. Award Galgotia Publications, New Delhi, 1989.
2. Peter Norton, Inside IBM PC. Brady Computer Books, New York, 1988.
3. Dennis N, MS-DOS. Jump Practice Hall Press, New York, 1987.
4. Peter Norton, PC-DOS. Brady Computer Books, New York, 1985.
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