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Enter the world of Python programming in this introduction to Python and time will FLY in this course designed for older beginners and intermediate level coders. Python is a powerful coding language used by sites like YouTube and Dropbox. Come to learn what makes Python such a powerful and widespread tool in the software engineering industry. We teach the basics of Object-Oriented programming concepts using Classes, Variables, and Functions to create a variety of introductory projects that build a solid foundation of not only Python programming skills, but also problem solving and critical thinking skills that can be utilized in a variety of coding languages.
Objective: This course is an introduction to the basics of Python programming. After taking this course, students will have an understanding of the different tools used in any Object-Oriented Programming language. Students will be able to create Classes and Objects in Python. Students will be able to utilize these concepts plus loops, functions, and variables to create small-scale projects such as quizzes and text adventure games.
NOTE: This lab group will meet for 12 Thursdays and the final session, on 11/15/2018, will be a two-hour showcase from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. On this “Demo Day,” we will plan lunch together as a group and students will present their projects to peers and family members.