About this Course
Formerly titled Introduction to Programming & Application Development
Explore and practice basic programming concepts using Python. Receive a rapid and practical introduction to computer programming and application development. Benefit from instruction that compares and contrasts Python with other languages. Learn to think like a programmer.
You can take this course on its own (single-course enrollment); you can also apply it towards the Certificate in IT Foundations. You can also take it in preparation for the course in Java Foundations, the Certificate in C# Programming and the Certificate in Python Programming.
- Basic computer and programming concepts
- Hands-on practice in Python programming
- Strengths and weaknesses of commonly used programming languages
- The software design process, including consideration of some common design trade-offs
Students should expect up to nine hours of work a week, including class sessions.