APĀ® Computer Science A
Course Id:   4234

Course Overview
InstitutionFOUNDERS Education (CEN)
SubjectComputer Science and Technology
Education LevelHigh School - AP
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Course Description
The AP® Computer Science A course will introduce students to computer science and programming. Students will solve specific problems using their developing skills. The course includes creating algorithms to create solutions to problems, using data structures to help organize and review large volumes of data, reading and writing files, and creating and using objects in object-oriented programming in the Java language. The course is based on the 10 units of required content in the AP® Computer Science A Course and Exam Description outlined by College Board. These are Primitive Types, Using Objects, Boolean Expressions and if Statements, Iteration, Writing Classes, Array, ArrayList, 2D Array, Inheritance, and Recursion. In addition, the course has five Computational Thinking Practice Skills that drive instruction: Program Design and Algorithm Development, Code Logic, Code Implementation, Code Testing, and Documentation.



Windows or Mac Operating System required.


This course does not include registration for the AP Exam Offering. Students planning to take the AP exam are required to register and sit locally for the AP Exam.

Scheduling Information
COMPLETE COURSES -A complete version of the virtual course.
- Full Credit Equivalent courses must be completed by your school's end date and within 9 months
- 1/2 Credit Equivalent courses must be completed by your school's end date and within 4 months
- 1/4 Credit Equivalent courses must be completed by your school's end date and within 2 months

ABBREVIATED COURSES - A shortened course intended for students seeking to recover credits or make-up failed courses during the regular school year or over the summer.
- Abbreviated Full Credit Equivalent courses must be completed by your school's end date and within 60 days.
- Abbreviated 1/2 and 1/4 Credit Equivalent courses must be completed by your school's end date and within 30 days.

PARTIAL COURSES - A partial version of an online course intended for students temporarily away from classes (i.e. Home Bound Instruction, In/Out-of School Suspension).
- Partial courses must be completed by your school's end date

Format
-Delivery : This is a virtual course delivered entirely by an established education organization, including a virtual instructor, to students and educators.


Delivery Method

  • Internet
  • Real-Time Web-Based Teacher Access


  • Prerequisites
    Algebra I & II, JAVA Programming or Equivalent

    Other Information
    This course does not include registration for the AP Exam Offering. Students planning to take the AP exam are required to register and sit locally for the AP Exam. Advanced Placement® , AP® , AP Central® , College Board® , and SAT® are trademarks registered by the College Board, which is not affiliated with, and does not endorse, this website.


    Course Materials
    Windows or Mac Operating System required.

    Course Availability
    Course NumberRigorFormatStructureCredit EquivalentSchedule
    APDCFUSP4234Advanced PlacementDeliveryCompleteFullSelf Paced
    APDCHASP4234Advanced PlacementDeliveryCompleteHalf Self Paced
    APDCHBSP4234Advanced PlacementDeliveryCompleteHalf Self Paced

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