Instructor: Mrs. Conni Carr, Room D104, email@example.com
Welcome to AP Computer Science A – a year-long introduction to object-oriented programming with Java. This is an introductory programming course based upon a college-level curriculum as approved by the College Board.
“Computer Science A emphasizes object-oriented programming methodology with an emphasis on problem solving and algorithm development and is meant to be the equivalent of a first-semester [college] course in computer science. It also includes the study of data structures and abstraction.” – College Board
RECOMMENDED: Structured Programming with an A, B or C grade.
REQUIRED: Experience with fundamentals of programming - variables, conditionals, loops.
REGISTRATION: Grade 11 and 12 students may register without an instructor signature. Grade 10 students must interview with, have enrollment approved by and receive a signature on their registration paperwork from the instructor.
This course qualifies for the UC/CSU subject "G" - College-Preparatory Elective.
This course is eligible for honors credit ( A-5, B-4, C-3 ) for FTHS and UC A-G.
Students who pass the AP exam with a 3 or higher possibly qualify for college credit ( of variable amounts ) at select colleges and universities.
The exam consists of a 90-minute portion with 40 multiple choice questions worth 40 points and a 90-minute portion with 4 free response questions worth 40 points.
Fees | $94 per test | Pay in Student Store from early Feb to late March
Get a Fee Waiver Form from your counselor for free/reduced lunch students or for PFSO scholarship consideration.
COLLEGE BOARD - BIG 6
SCOPE AND SEQUENCE