ABOUT THIS COURSE
This is a full-year programming course.
Fall semester: This course is the C++ programming language. The student will focus on structured programming techniques, proper program design and object-oriented programming concepts and skills. Topics include basic object-oriented programming, events, logic structures and simple input/ output techniques.
Spring semester: Using the Java programming language, the student will focus on structured programming techniques, proper program design and object-oriented programming concepts and skills.
Students who take Software Development at Summit Technology Academy their junior year can choose to participate in the university partnership called Missouri Innovation Campus, where students work to earn a bachelor’s degree while still in high school. Students will participate in extensive internship opportunities with companies such as Cerner, VML, NIC, and many more.
- Grade: 11 or 12
- Proficient in Keyboarding, min. 30 wpm
- Reading/Writing at 10th grade level or higher
- Algebra II with a B- or better OR previous programming knowledge
- 2.5 GPA (Unweighted)
- 90% Attendance
- Outside class Internet access is required.
PLTW Member School Prerequisites:
- PLTW Computer Science & Software Engineering
- CHAOS I OR Database Management I (offered through R7 Online)
Credits: 1.5 units
LSR7 Weighted: .666
Dual Credit: MCC CSIS 123, 222, 223 (available to eligible students); MCC requires Accuplacer placement into Math 40 or higher or equivalent ACT score.
First Semester syllabus click here
Second Semester syllabus click here
For student learner profile click here
“You have to think of every single thing that could possibly go wrong. That’s how you have to think like a programmer,”Bradley Covington, Lee’s Summit North High School
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