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AP Computer Science course is the third course in the Computer Science pathway.
The AP Computer Science A course introduces students to computer science with fundamental topics that include problem solving, design strategies and methodologies, organization of data (data structures), approaches to processing data (algorithms), analysis of potential solutions, and the ethical and social implications of computing. The course emphasizes both object-oriented and imperative problem solving and design. These techniques represent proven approaches for developing solutions that can scale up from small, simple problems to large, complex problems.
Feel free to download the Computer Science A Course Description from CollegeBoard.
The syllabus is loaded into your itsLearning course and available for download. Information contained in the syllabus is subject to change if necessary. Because the syllabus requires parent signature, it will need to be scanned and uploaded into itsLearning.
Due dates are guidelines and official due dates are found in itsLearning on the planner along with the weekly schedule and resources.
|Unit 0 - Software Development||August 13|
|Unit 1 - Primitive Types||August 19|
|Unit 2 - Using Objects||September 15|
|Unit 3 - Boolean Expressions and if Statements||October 27|
|Unit 4 - Iterations||November 18|
|Unit 5 - Writing Classes||December 12|
|Unit 6 - Arrays||January 31|
|Unit 7 - ArrayList||Feb 10|
|Unit 8 - 2D Array||Feb 17|
|Unit 9 - Inheritance||March 3|
|Unit 10 - Recursion||April 20|
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