COMPUTER CODING & PROGRAMMING

Computer Coding and Programming I
CREDIT: 3.0
2 semesters – 3 periods – (AM Only) Community college credit available
Grades Eligible: 11, 12
Prerequisites: Computer Basics (Computer Apps or Keyboarding) and Algebra I or equivalent

This course introduces students to coding fundamentals through an approachable, block-based programming language where they will have early success in creating usable apps. As students sharpen their computational thinking skills, they will transition to programming environments that reinforce coding fundamentals by displaying block programming and text based programming style side-by-side.  Students will learn the power of text-based programming as they are introduced to the Python programming language.  Finally, students will learn the text-based languages HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create and build various websites.

Computer Coding & Programming   
Computer Coding and Programming II
CREDIT: 3.0
2 semesters – 3 periods – (AM Only) Community college credit available
Grades Eligible: 12
Prerequisites: Computer Coding and Programming I with a minimum of a C- and instructor approval

Students will continue to specialize in languages, such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript and be exposed to languages, such as PHP.  Year two focuses on text based languages, as well as career readiness in the Computer Science curriculum.  To prepare students for their future career, an internship will be incorporated during the school year.  Students are responsible for transportation to internship locations. 

How to Apply:

  • High School Students: Contact your school's guidance counselor.   Prerequisites may apply. 
  • Class Schedule: Monday - Friday
    • August - May (Following the Cape Girardeau Public Schools Calendar).
    • Morning block schedule is 8:25 - 10:5
    • Afternoon block schedule is 12:10 - 2:45

For More information call 573.334.0826 and speak to our counselor.