AP Computer Science A

1 Unit
Computer Science and Technology
Grades: 10, 11, 12

Students will work to learn the skills necessary to understand and communicate how to develop a program, how to write original code using the Java programming language to solve problems, and how to troubleshoot existing code to debug programs. Course focuses on creative development processes, big ideas of modularity, variables, control, impacts of computing, and the primary unit objectives of the course include: understanding primitive types, object-oriented programming, Boolean expressions and if statements, iteration, writing classes, array, array lists, 2D array, inheritance, recursion. At the conclusion of the course, students should have strong confidence in sitting for both sections of the AP Computer Science A exam, multiple choice and Free Response Questions (FRQs).


  • NCAA Eligible
  • State Certified
  • AP (Advanced Placement)©


Instructor Embedded Cost: $0

Content Only Cost: $0

The following information applies only to instructor embedded courses.

Oklahoma Subject Code: 2535

Course Provider Contact: Lisa Daniels | lisa.daniels@horizon.ok.gov | 405-522-0465

How To Purchase This Course

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