• AP Computer Science A


    Prerequisite:  Programming II or approval of instructor


    AP Computer Science A is a two-semester course that introduces the student to procedure oriented programming.  The student will be using Java as the programming language.  This course will be the equivalent of the first semester of a college computer science curriculum.

    The course is recommended for students thinking of entering fields of computer science, mathematics, engineering, or any of the sciences.  Students successfully completing this course may take the AP Computer Science A Exam to earn up to three (3) semester hours of college credit.

    The districts reporting they teach (face-to-face) AP Computer Science (2018) include:

    Ankeny

    Cedar Rapids

    Council Bluffs

    Des Moines

    Dubuque

    Iowa City

    Johnston

    North Polk

    Waukee

    West Des Moines

    West Liberty