7312 AP Computer Science Principles
*Special Note: Registering for an AP or Honors course is meant to be a YEAR-LONG COMMITMENT. If you wish to drop an AP or Honors course, you will have to wait until one week after the semester begins.
Code.org’s Computer Science Principles (CSP) is an AP approved curriculum. This is a rigorous, full year 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. It is meant to be an inviting introduction to computer science for a wide, diverse, population of students. The course contains nine core units of study, with a tenth unit devoted almost exclusively to students working on their AP Performance Task (PT) projects. Note: the performance task submission deadline is the end of April, and the written AP Exam is in Early May. Prerequisites: Successful completion of Algebra I