Introduction to Computer Science
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE (STEM and Computer Science Pathway)
10, 11, 12
This is a one-year introductory course to computer science. In this course students will learn the fundamentals of programming using processing, a Java-based, visually-oriented language. Students will write programs that will draw pictures, run animations, create basic algorithms, simulate basic 2D games/applications, and learn language for expressing computations-Python. Topics to be covered in this course include variables, conditionals, loops, arrays, and classes. Students will also learn how to use computational tools to help model and understand data.
Prerequisites: CMIC I
Graph Composition Notebook
1. This course is a recommended pre-requisite to AP Computer Science.
2. Course fee: $20.00
POSSIBLE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS ENROLLED IN INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE:
Computer Programmer Computer Engineer Web Designer Video Game Designer IT Specialist Network Technician