Web Site: http://ict.gctaa.net/sections/csc130
Class will meet on B days from 11:10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Room 114 at the Arlington Career Center.
I will be available for walk-in questions and help each school day between 1:05 and 1:35 p.m., and I will make arrangements for other times by appointment.
Course Prerequisites: Readiness for English 111 and MTH 163/166 or equivalent.
Introduces a science-oriented, high level programming language. Studies the language and its application in problem solving.
This course will introduce problem solving methods and algorithm development, teach a high level programming language, and teach how to design, code, debug, and document programs using techniques of good programming style. A high level programming language will be used. This course prepares students for Computer Science I (note: AP Computer Science A is equivalent to Computer Science I).
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Our principal textbook will be:
Additional materials are available on the Python website:
Grades will divided among four categories: labs, projects, quizzes, and tests, with each category counting for 25% of your grade. Your final letter grade for the course will be determined using the following table:
|Grade||Rounded Percent Range|
|A||90 or above|
|B||80 to 89|
|C||70 to 79||D||60 to 69|
|E||59 or below|
Attendance in this class is mandatory. Students must adhere to the attendance policy of the Summer School of Arlington Public Schools. Additionally, the policy of Northern Virginia Community College appertaining to attendance will be observed.
Every student must exhibit behavior which contributes to an atmosphere conducive to teaching and learning. All Students are expected to show respect for their classmates, the teacher and other staff members, and to be actively engaged in learning for this course during their time in class.
The Arlington Public School and The Northern Virginia Community College are committed to the highest standards of academic honesty. As a result, appropriate actions will be taken in this course to discourage breaches of academic honesty. All work presented by the student as theirs should be the work of that student alone. Plagurism in any form will not be allowed.