Computer Science I

Computer Science I introduces the structured techniques necessary for efficient solution of business-related computer programming logic problems and coding solutions into a high-level language. The fundamental concepts of programming are provided through explanations and effects of commands and hands-on utilization of lab equipment to produce accurate outputs. Topics include program flow-charting, pseudo coding, and hierarchy charts as a means of solving problems. The course covers creating file layouts, print charts, program narratives, user documentation, and system flowcharts for business problems; algorithm development and review, flowcharting, input/output techniques, looping, modules, selection structures, file handling, control breaks, and offers students an opportunity to apply skills in a laboratory environment.

  • Recommended Grade Level: 10-11
  • Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum
  • Counts as a Directed Elective, or Elective for all diplomas
  • Dual Credit with Purdue Polytechnic Institute (6 dual credits)

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