COMPUTER SCIENCE

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

247  |   INTRODUCTION TO CODING     0.5 credit

The Introduction to Coding course will give students a primer into the world of Computer Science. The course is specifically designed for students with no prior programming experience and touches upon a variety of fundamental topics. Students will complete a variety of assignments and student directed projects. The projects will allow students to use their creativity and computational thinking skills to develop new programs and games. Open to Grades 10-12.


248  |   COMPUTER APPLICATIONS     0.5 credit

Computer Applications is a business/technical course that provides instruction using the Microsoft Office software suite, which includes word processing, spreadsheet, and presentations.  Additional concepts studied will include digital citizenship and safety, web tools and internet research. If time permits, students will learn desktop publishing and database applications.  Grade 10 and 11 only.


249  |   AP COMPUTER SCIENCE PRINCIPLES   1.0 CREDIT

Prerequisite: 80%  in Honors or Regular Algebra.

Code.org’s AP Computer Science Principles (CSP) curriculum is a full-year, rigorous, entry-level course that introduces high school students to the foundations of modern computing. The course covers a broad range of foundational topics such as programming, algorithms, the Internet, big data, digital privacy and security, and the societal impacts of computing. Grades 11-12 only.

»  A fee is charged for the AP exam.

 

250  |   AP COMPUTER SCIENCE A   1.0 CREDIT

Prerequisite: 88%  in AP Computer Science Principles.

AP Computer Science A is an introductory college-level computer science course. Students cultivate their understanding of coding through analyzing, writing, and testing code as they explore concepts like modularity, variables, and control structures.

»  A fee is charged for the AP exam.

COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT DIRECTORY

Daniel Linares – Ex. 2293

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