COBOL's Role in a College Curriculum--A Pilot Study

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Published by Taylor & Francis in the Journal of Education for Business, volume 78 issue 3, 2003. Bryant users may access this article here.


Presents a study that investigated the role of Common Business Oriented Language (COBOL) in the information systems curricula in business education. Perceptions of business companies on the importance of skills in programming languages, including COBOL; Views on necessary application development skills; Assessment on the competency of graduates.