Introduction to Computer Science

0.5 Unit
Computer Science and Technology
Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

This one-semester course introduces students to the basics of computer science through a series of Python® programming projects that encourage creativity and experimentation. Students create a diverse portfolio of projects as they learn commands and functions, values and variables, graphical user interface, modular and object-oriented programming, and events and event-driven processes. Students also learn loops, debugging techniques, software- development processes, arrays and sets, generators and namespaces, packages and libraries, randomness, file handling, and how to program simple games. Students explore careers in programming, including profiles from a wide variety of programming professionals.


  • State Certified


Instructor Embedded Cost: $275

Content Only Cost: $70

The following information applies only to instructor embedded courses.

Oklahoma Subject Code: 8852

Course Provider Contact: Kate Baxter | | 480-772-9717

How To Purchase This Course

Districts wishing to purchase this course should contact the course provider directly (see contact information above) and reference the contract in the "attachments" portion of the page linked here. If you are purchasing an Instructor Embedded course, please note that online instructors need not be certified in the state of Oklahoma. They must be certified to teach the content in at least one state or teach the subject at a college or university. To enroll a student in the course, you will need to obtain from the course provider (a) the instructor’s name; (b) the state through which the instructor is certified, and (c) the instructor’s certification number. If the instructor is employed to teach the subject at a college or university, you will need to obtain that institution’s iPEDS number. This information will be recorded in the SIS when you enroll a student in the course. When enrolling a student in a Content Only course, you must indicate in the SIS the name of the person monitoring the course.