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Software and Systems Development

student using a computer
student using a computer

This pathway focuses on providing students with the fundamental concepts and terminology of software application development and skills in designing simple computer programs. An overview of the software development process, as well as an introduction of important programming constructs and methodologies. Students will also learn the fundamental concepts and terminology of software application development, ethical computing, and innovations in computing.

pathway sequence

Newport
Harbor
High 
School

EXPLORE
Exploring 
Computer 
Science (G)
EXPLORE
Intro to
Computer
Science in
Python (D)

INTERMEDIATE
AP Computer
Science 
Principles (D)

ADVANCED
AP

Computer

Science A (C)

Articulated with a Community College                    UC A-G approved course
                                                                               G: Elective D: Science C: Math