Possible 3 College Credits

Cost: $94

**Full Year 1 Unit Grade 10 - 12**

**Prerequisite:** *Successful completion in Algebra with a strong foundation on basic linear functions and composition of functions, and problem solving strategies that require multiple approaches and collaborative efforts. In addition, students should be able to use a Cartesian (x, y) coordinate system to represent points in a plane.*

AP Computer Science Principles is an introductory college-level computing course. Students cultivate their understanding of computer science through working with data, collaborating to solve problems, and developing computer programs as they explore concepts like creativity, abstraction, data and information, algorithms, programming, the internet, and the global impact of computing.

AP Computer Science Principles students are encouraged to take the AP Exam as well as complete two performance tasks which will represent 40% of their overall AP Exam Score. The AP exam is in May for possible college credit. College credit depends on individual college requirements.