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ENTD220 - Introduction to Python


The course presents the principles of object-oriented programming using the Python language, one of the most increasingly preferred languages for programming today. Python is a high-level general-purpose programming language that is portable and used on different systems to include UNIX and Mac—it is platform independent. Python has been touted as one of the most powerful and easy to learn programming languages. The course addresses syntax, types, variables, strings, branching, loops, tuples, lists, dictionaries, functions, files, exceptions and other related concepts and terms in an effort to establish a solid foundation for more advanced programming using structured language. The course will also provide both conceptual and scenario based exercises, thus enabling students to experience the maximum amount of comprehension and retention of material covered. The Python interpreter is available online for free. This software is not provided by the course material grant and must be purchased/provided by the student. (Prerequisite: ENTD200 or ENGR200)





Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Book Title: Beginning Programming with Python For Dummies-E-book available in the APUS Online Library; links also provided in the classroom Lessons section. Hard copy not available from the APUS Bookstore, please try other sources.
ISBN: 9781118891452
Publication Info: Wiley Lib
Author: Mueller, John Paul
Unit Cost: $25.44
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A