Sep 6th 2016

AP Computer Science A: Java Programming (edX)

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Learn about basic computer operation, variables, and selection statements in Java as you prepare for the AP Computer Science A exam. In this computer science course, you will learn the basics of programming in the Java language, and cover topics relevant to the AP Computer Science A course and exam.

This course includes a broad view of computer operation, the global impact of computing, and then introduces Java programming concepts including variables, selection and object-oriented design.

This course is for anyone interested in taking a first-level computer-programming course, particularly those who attend a school that does not provide a similar class.

No previous programming knowledge is needed. We are looking forward to helping you explore this exciting new world!

What you'll learn:

- Basic statements involving variables and selection in Java

- Ethical use of computing devices

- Problem solving and algorithm design

- Basics of how programs interact with computers