2024 - 2025 MCPS High School Course Bulletin

ITC2047A/ITC2047B AP Comp Sci Prin PLTW A

0.5 credit per semester

CSP aims to develop computational thinking, generate excitement about career paths that use computing, and introduce professional tools that foster creativity and collaboration. The course also aims to build students' awareness of the tremendous demand for computer specialists and for professionals in all fields who have computational skills. Each unit focuses on one or more computationally intensive career paths. The course aims to engage students to consider issues raised by the present and future societal impact of computing. Students use Python? as a primary tool and incorporate multiple platforms and languages for computation. Students practice problem solving with structured learning experiences and progress to open-ended projects and problems that require them to develop planning, documentation, communication, and other professional skills.

No repeats for credit

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