The Java Programming course teaches students all Java skills required on the "AP Computer Science A" exam. While it can be taken standalone with no pre-requisites, this is one of our most advanced courses, and some degree of technical comfort is recommended.
Studying for the "AP Computer Science A" Exam
This course is on College Board recommended list for the AP CS A exam. The following documents will help you prepare for your AP class:
- Preparing for the AP Exam
- AP Exam Topic Cross-Reference
- College Board authorized syllabus #1829769v1
If you wish to complete the AP Course Audit using this course, you may simply "claim identical" to syllabus #1829769v1.
Students will complete hands-on coding projects in every chapter. Scroll through the images below to see a few examples of student work.
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Java Programming (AP) course meets standards for the AP Computer Science A exam, as well as typical Computer Science II courses. Click on the name of the state course to view alignments.
If you don't see your state listed, please contact us to discuss your requirements!
Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science A
Course §126.34 - Computer Science II
This course requires a computer with the Windows or Mac operating systems.
Our course material and interactive online system can be accessed from any HTML5-compliant web browser on standard computers, laptops, or tablets with an Internet connection.
In order to complete hands-on projects, students will use a computer with one of the following operating systems:
- Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
- Mac OS version 10.7 or higher