AP CS Principles

Course Outline

1: Computers and Our World

2: Intro to Coding (How to Speak to a Computer)

3a: Graphics & Drawing

3b: Big Data, Part I

Explore Performance Task*

4: Animation, Simulation, & Modeling

5: Algorithms & Procedural Abstraction

6: Big Data, Part II

Create Performance Task*

7: The Internet & Encryption

8: Final Projects

* These performance tasks are combined with the 74 question multiple choice assessment on Friday Morning on May 15, 2020 to determine the AP Score.

In terms of the AP Score: Multiple Choice (60%) + Explore PT (16%) + Create PT (24%) = Total AP Score.