Foundations of Programming (Python)

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Course Details

  • Location: Downtown Seattle, Online
  • Duration: 9 - 10 weeks
  • Times: Evenings, Flexible
  • Cost : $949

Next Start Date:

January 11, 2018

This course is part of a certificate program. You can also take it without enrolling in the program.

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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.

Topics include:

  • 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.

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This course is part of the Certificate in IT Foundations. It can also be taken on its own (single-course enrollment).

Learning Formats

Online, Group-Paced

Start and finish your course with the same group of students, with frequent opportunities to interact with your instructors and classmates along the way. This course is 100 percent online, with set due dates for assignments but no class meetings. Learn More »

Classroom

Attend classes part time at one of our convenient locations in the Puget Sound region. You’ll engage face to face with your classmates and instructors as part of a highly interactive curriculum. Learn More »

Course Sessions

Online, Group-Paced

This course will run from March 26 to May 31, 2018. Instructors hold regular online office hours. These sessions are optional but recommended; they may be recorded for those who can’t attend.

Online

NONCREDIT COURSE

You'll earn 3 continuing education units (CEUs) for successfully completing this course. Learn more about noncredit courses.

Classroom

Meet your instructors

NONCREDIT COURSE

You'll earn 3 continuing education units (CEUs) for successfully completing this course. Learn more about noncredit courses.

Closed Sessions

This course will run from January 8 to March 15, 2018. Instructors hold regular online office hours. These sessions are optional but recommended; they may be recorded for those who can’t attend.

Online

Meet your instructor

Randal Root

Senior Consultant and Technical Instructor

NONCREDIT COURSE

You'll earn 3 continuing education units (CEUs) for successfully completing this course. Learn more about noncredit courses.