Registration Deposit: $400
Start Date: 2021-07-05
End Date: 2021-08-19
Start Time: 14:00
End Time: 16:00
AP Computer Science A level course offer students option for enrollment: This class teaches object-oriented programming using the Java language and is meant to be the equivalent of a first semester, college-level course in computer science. It will emphasize problem solving and algorithm development, and use hands-on experiences and examples so that students can apply programming tools and solve complex problems. This course will prepare students for the AP CS A Exam. REGISTRATION: Choose from 1 of the following OPTIONS: 1. Take this course for the purpose of learning. Does not include credit or certificate. Price $1,600 2. Take this course and receive a WASC accredited certificate for a graded elective course that is accepted by colleges along with your high school transcripts and added to your weighted GPA. Price $1,800 3. If you wish to have the course added to your school transcript: If your school is listed below, go to this link for instructions: https://www.pvnet.com/accredited-classes Price $2,200. The following schools/districts accept transcripted elective course credit through SoCal ROC if you obtain prior approval from your school counselor. - El Segundo School District - Inglewood School District - Manhattan Beach School District - Palos Verdes Peninsula School District - Redondo Beach School District - Torrance School District This class is open to: ======================== 8th - 12th grade students Selections and registrations are final and no changes made be made after registering. REMOTE OR IN PERSON - CDC GUIDE LINES ======================================= This course is planned to be held in person. We follow CDC guidelines which change from time to time. ABOUT THIS COURSE ================== AP Computer Science A level course UNITS: 10 Language: JAVA Scheduled hours: 60 hrs. SCHEDULE ========== Start Date: July 5, 2021 Class end date: August 24, 2021 Meetings days: Monday - Thursday Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Lab schedule: days to TBD after start of course to best suit student schedules Length: 7 weeks. No holidays planned BENEFITS ========= - Small in person, remote class size = more attention - Enhanced experience - Opportunities for professional development - Greatly improved chance of enjoying CS - Reduced risk of dropping CS in the future - Students may improve their GPA by taking this class prior to taking it at their school or in college. - Excellent for improving job opportunities Absolutely NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES, By registering for the class, you agree to PVNet's terms and policies.
Book: Students are required to purchase the following book for this course. This book is available from many sources, one possible sources is shown below. We recommend obtaining a used book. Starting Out with Java: From Control Structures through Objects (6th Edition) / Tony Gaddis Biblio.com US ISBN 9780133957051 (a limited no. of used copies available at PVNet for $150) Students completing this course are invited to take our APCS A Bootcamp in 2022 to prepare for the College Board exam.
We recommend students have some coding experience. Tutoring is available at PVNet.