AP Computer Science A
Students design, implement and interpret computer-based solutions to problems in several application areas, becoming knowledgeable about programming concepts, algorithm designs, and documentation of the computer solution. The course instructional materials are based on concepts outlined by the College Board and prepare students to take the Advanced Placement Computer Science A Examination.
A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.