Metamora Twp. High School
Honors AP Computer Science A
HONORS AP COMPUTER SCIENCE A
Year - 1.0 credit
Prerequisite: Computer Science Principles or Computer Science Discoveries with teacher recommendation.
AP Computer Science A introduces students to computer science through programming. Fundamental topics in this course include the design of solutions to problems, the use of data structures to organize large sets of data, the development and implementation of algorithms to process data and discover new information, the analysis of potential solutions, and the ethical and social implications of computing systems. The course emphasizes object-oriented programming and design using the Java programming language. This a two semester course which includes an AP exam at the end of the year.
An AP Computer Science course can count towards the 3-year math requirement if the student has already completed Algebra II.