APCSP Syllabus Instructor: Gina Hansen
AP Computer Science Principles is a College Level course and will follow the prescribed College Board approved AP Curriculum. This course is part of the Jeffco AP Capstone program. Students scoring a 3 or better will receive college credit for this course. We will likely complete the Explore Task around the beginning of Semester 2, wrapping up the Create Task in March / April. As Computer Science is changing so quickly, there is no textbook; online materials & practice will be discussed in class. The cost of the exam is $94. Three important dates associated with the course are listed below.
16% 4/30/2019 08 hours → Digital Portfolio Task: EXPLORE 2019 Explore Scoring Rubric
24% 4/30/2019 12 hours → Digital Portfolio Task: CREATE 2019 Create Scoring Rubric
64% 5/10/2019 02 hours → End of Course AP EXAM (Paper Test ?s)
NOTE: Students who pass this course receive a .2 GPA boost, as well as meet the requirement for Jeffco Geometry: Math Graduation Requirement. Students who pass with a 3 or better on the AP Exam in all three categories will receive college credit for this course.
COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES & CONCEPTS FOR MASTERY
Upon Completion of this Course, students interested in more Computer Science classes should consider one of the following certificated programs at Arapahoe Community College: Computer Information Systems Certificate, Computer Network Technology Certificate, Computer Technician Certificate
Course Plan, available at
Computer Science 2018-19
AP Computer Science Principles
Columbine High School