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TECH072: Advanced Placement® Computer Science A 2

Credits: 0.5 units/5 hours
No Evaluations, 3 Projects, 3 Progress Tests
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AP Course
UC a-g Approved
Dual Enrollment

AP® Computer Science A 2 is the second semester of a two semester sequence that  is equivalent to a one-semester, college-level course in computer science. Topics covered in this second semester include defining classes and using objects; Arraylist structure, constructors and methods; list structure; abstract classes and interfaces; superclass constructors; polymorphism; recursion; searching and sorting; analysis of algorithms; streams and random access files; computer graphics concepts; GUI components and classes. This course will conclude with a review and practice for the AP® exam.  All instructions in this course are written for a PC with Windows 7 operating system. You may need to make adjustments if you are using a different platform or operating system. Students will need to download both Java SDK and an IDE such as JCreator, along with various programming components and student guides from the online course or from the textbook publisher's website for use in course activities and projects.

PREREQUISITES: Students should have completed one full year of Algebra and Advanced Placement® Computer Science A 1 prior to enrolling in this course.

*Earn college credit for this course! Dual enrollment is available through the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO). Contact UNHS Customer Service for more information. (Students must complete TECH 071 and TECH 072 to receive UNO college credit.)

(NOTE: To earn dual enrollment credit, registration must be completed with both UNHS and UNO.)

Course Materials
Textbook: Java Methods: Object-Oriented Programming and Data Structures, 3rd AP Edition (ISBN: 9780982477564)
This textbook is an important part of student's preparation for taking the College Board's AP Computer Science A exam. It is optional for the successful completion of this course, and is used mainly in the second semester of this course.
Be Prepared for the AP Computer Science Exam in Java, 6th Edition (ISBN: 9780982477533)
Be Prepared for the AP Computer Science Exam in Java, 7th Edition (ISBN: 9780997252866)

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