In section the purposes and tasks, thematic plan and methodical materials description are presented. 
“Informatics (computer science)” 
The discipline “Informatics (computer science)” is focused on studying by students of theoretical bases of computer science, The discipline has a practical orientation on the formation of abilities to operate with numbers in various The working program of the discipline “Informatics (computer science)” is developed according to operating educational standards The discipline “Informatics (computer science)” is the base to studying of the subsequent disciplines:
Goals and tasks of the discipline: 1. Studying of the conceptual basis of the theory of computer science and the information. 2. Studying of the arithmetic and logic bases of digital automatic machines (COMPUTER). 3. Studying of the genesis and evolution of information systems architecture. 4. Studying of the basic elements and devices of modern PC architecture. 5. Formation of abilities to carry out the elementary arithmetic operations under numbers in various scales of notations. 6. Formation of the skills of transformation and simplification of logic expressions. 7. Studying of the receptions providing effective work with the interface and formation of practical skills in administrating 8. Studying of “Word” applications, “Excel” a package of applied programs MS Office 2000/XP.
According to requirements to level of development of the discipline students should: 1. Know the basic concepts of The theory of information, feature of its representation and processing. 2. Be able to transform numbers from one scale of notation to another, and also carry out the elementary operations over numbers. 3. Be able to use logic algebra laws for simplification of logic expressions. 4. Know about genesis and evolution of the COMPUTER architecture. 5. Know the nobility of feature of information systems and to know about generations of evolution of the COMPUTER. 6. Know architecture and principles of functioning of elements of the classical (Princeton) COMPUTER (under John Fon Neumann). 7. Know about architecture of modern COMPUTERS, its internal and external elements. 8. Know appointment of the basic external (peripheral) devices modern PC. 9. Know study the COMPUTER software: operating system MS Windows 98/2000/XP and a package of applied programs
The contents of the working program of the discipline “Informatics (computer science)” The list of sections of the discipline Unit 1. Theoretical basis of informatics (computer science) and information Module 1. Information society, information crisis, the information Information society: Concept, the basic features. Information crisis (information revolution):
Module 2. Theoretical bases of computer science Computer science: concept, genesis, a subject and tasks (functions). Structure and tasks of computer science: manufacture branch,
Module 3. Theoretical bases of the information The information: concept, features, kinds, adequacy forms (syntactic, semantic, pragmatical).
Unit 2. Arithmetic bases of digital automatic machines (COMPUTER) Module 4. Information interaction and information representation in the COMPUTER Information interaction: concept, structures, principles. Coding of information: concept,
Module 5. Notations and the elementary arithmetic operations under numbers Notation: concept, main kinds (not item, item), the comparative characteristic.
Unit 3. Logic bases of digital automatic machines (COMPUTER) Module 6. The basic logic operations (functions) The basic logic functions (operations): concept, ways of representation (analytical, tabular, the functional
Module 7. Laws of algebra of logic Laws of logic algebras (algebra of logic): concept, appointment, essence, kinds (commutative, combinative,
Unit 4. Genesis and tendencies of the development of the architecture of information systems Module 8. Genesis and evolution of information systems architecture System: concept, kinds (social, PC, telecommunication, information), structural elements,
Module 9. Classical (Princeton) architecture of the COMPUTER Classical (Princeton) architecture of the COMPUTER (after John Fon Neumann): concept, functioning principles.
Unit 5. Basic elements and devices of the modern PC architecture Module 10. Internal elements and devices of the modern COMPUTERS Classification of the modern COMPUTERS: to destination, in the sizes and functionality,
Module 11. Storages of information at the base of architecture of the modern COMPUTERS Information storages: concept, kinds, features of realization, the short characteristic
Module 12. External elements and devices of the modern COMPUTERS The architecture of the COMPUTER on the basis of Intel Pentium4 processor: concept, topology, features of realization.
Unit 6. Software of the modern PC (it is studied on a laboratory in practical work) Module 13. Operating system MS Windows 98/2000/XP The interaction interface. The task manager. The starting menu. The program "Explorer". The control panel.
Module 14. A package of applied programs MS Office 97/2000: the textual editor “Word” Work bases in wordprocessor “Word”. Formatting of symbols and paragraphs.
Module 15. A package of applied programs MS Office 97/2000: the system of spreadsheets “Excel” The general data on tabular processor “Excel”. Features of data input and formatting in tabular processor “Excel”.
The list of laboratory works in the discipline 1. Operational system MS Windows 98/Me/2000 (there are methodical instructions) 1.1. The basis of interface of interaction. The task manager. The starting menu (13 theme) 1.2. Program “Explorer” (13 theme) 1.3. Configuration (13 theme) 1.4. Standard applications (13 theme) 1.5. Multitasking and DOS applications (13 theme) 2. A package of applied programs MS Office 97/2000: the textual editor “Word” (there are methodical instructions) 2.1. Work bases in wordprocessor “Word”. Formatting of symbols and paragraphs (14 theme) 2.2. Work bases in wordprocessor “Word”. Formatting of structurally difficult documents (14 theme) 2.3. The expanded possibilities of formatting of documents “Word” (14 theme) 2.4. Work with graphic objects in wordprocessor “Word” (14 theme) 2.5. Creation of documents of merge, the correspondence and forms in wordprocessor “Word” (14 theme) 2.6. Managements of the big editions and reviewing in wordprocessor “Word” (14 theme) 3. A package of applied programs MS Office 97/2000: the system of spreadsheets “Excel” (there are methodical instructions) 3.1. The general data on tabular processor “Excel” (15 theme) 3.2. Features of data input and formatting in tabular processor “Excel” (15 theme) 3.3. Work sheet formatting in tabular processor “Excel” (15 theme) 3.4. Work sheet editing in tabular processor “Excel” (15 theme) 3.5. Realization of analyticallynumerical methods of the decision of problems in “Excel” (15 theme) 3.6. Realization of analyticallynumerical methods of the decision of problems in “Excel”. 
The list of recommended literature The basic sources 1. Informatics (computer science) / edited by N.V. Makarova. – M.: “Finance and statistics”, 2006. 2. Informatics (computer science). Basic course / edited by S.V. Simonovich. – SPb.: “Piter”, 2003. 3. Andru Tanenbaum Architecture of computer. – SPb.: “Piter”, 2002. The additional sources 1. Andru Tanenbaum Modern operational systems. – SPb.: “Piter”, 2002. 2. Figurnov V.E. Windows beginners and experts. – M.: “InfraM”, 2006. The electronic textbook (methodical) 1. Vetrov A.N. Informatics (computer science). – SPb.: “SPbSETU "LETI"”, 2005. – 331 p.(download). The methodical instructions for the laboratory works 1. Vetrov A.N. The operating system “MS Windows 98/Me/2000”: 2. Vetrov A.N. The package of applied programs MS Office 2000: 3. Vetrov A.N. The package of applied programs MS Office 2000:
The list of questions for preparation to examination or automized testing 1. The list of examination questions (download). 2. The list of abstracts for students of the first course of day and evening departments (download).
The planned schedule of theoretical course of lectures and laboratory practical work Day department (the faculty “CT and I”): lectures in six groups and a laboratory practical work in three groups Evening department (the faculty “O”): lectures in two groups and a laboratory practical work in two groups

