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  • CADR
  • Course Equivalency
  • Dual College Credit
  • Honors/AP
CDM911/CDM912 - AP Computer Science A
2 Semesters 1 Credit Fulfills: CTE & Math


Prerequisite: Algebra 1

AP Computer Science A introduces students to computer science through programming. Fundamental topics in this course include the design of solutions to problems, the use of data structures to organize large sets of data, the development and implementation of algorithms to process data and discover new information, the analysis of potential solutions, and the ethical and social implications of computing systems. The course emphasizes object-oriented programming and design using the Java programming language.  Prior completion of an introductory programming course, such as AP Computer Science Principles, is recommended.

Students who take this course may be able to earn a Microsoft Technology Associate certification.

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