This is an introductory semester course in computer programming/software engineering and applications. The course introduces students to the fundamentals of computer programming. Students will learn to design, code, and test their own programs. The course will introduce basic programming concepts to beginning students through the Python programming language, preparing them for the second semester where they will learn object-oriented programming skills in an Internet environment.
You will need access to the following in order to successfully complete the course: - A computer with a connection to the Internet. - A webcam and a microphone for a computer.
Algebra 1, Part 2 (ALG 053), Secondary Math 1, Part 2 (MATH 052) or an equivalent course.
Course Outline: 
Unit 1 - Introduction to Computer Programming with Python
Unit 2 - Exploring Python Syntax and User-Defined Functions
Unit 3 - Data Structures and for Loops
Unit 4 - Diving Deeper with Python
Unit 5 - Putting It All Together