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AP Course: AP Computer Science Principles

Learn the principles that underlie the science of computing and develop the thinking skills that computer scientists use. You’ll work on your own and as part of a team to creatively address real-world issues using the tools and processes of computation.

Skills You'll Learn

  • Skill: Making connections between concepts in computing
  • Skill: Designing a program to solve a problem or complete a task
  • Skill: Applying abstractions in computation and modeling
  • Skill: Analyzing computational work
  • Skill: Communicating ideas about technology and computation
  • Skill: Working collaboratively to solve problems
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