Foundations of Programming (Python)

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Course Details

  • Location: Online, Downtown Seattle
  • Duration: 9 - 10 weeks
  • Times: Evenings, Flexible
  • Cost : $995

Next Start Date:

January 7, 2020

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About this Course


In this course, you'll explore and practice basic programming concepts using Python. You'll get a rapid and practical introduction to computer programming and application development. You'll learn how to think like a programmer and discover the pros and cons of Python and other commonly used programming languages.

You can take this course on its own or use it to prepare for one of the following:

Designed For

Anyone interested in learning how to code in Python.

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WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Basic computer and programming concepts
  • industry-standard professional development tools
  • Techniques for developing programs using object-oriented programming (OOP)
  • How to set up a development environment and virtual environments
  • The software design process, including consideration of some common design trade-offs

GET HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE

  • Get plenty of hands-on practice in Python programming
  • Create useful programs for your professional or personal use

New Location

We also offer the Foundations of Programming (Python) at Othello-UW Commons. A number of income-based scholarships are available for the course that starts in January 2020. See the scholarship page for more information.

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 »

Online With Real-Time Meetings

Combine the convenience of online learning with the immediacy of real-time interaction. You’ll stream courses online and interact with your instructors and fellow students via chat, web conferencing or phone, all in real time. 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 April 14 to June 16, 2020. 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.

Online With Real-Time Meetings

Online

Meet your instructor

NONCREDIT COURSE

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

Classroom

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 October 2 to December 6, 2019. 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.