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Beginner Level

High school or college math.

Minimal prior programming exposure may be helpful but not needed (e.g. Computational Thinking for Problem Solving).

Approx. 28 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Identify core aspects of programming and features of the Python language

  • Understand and apply core programming concepts like data structures, conditionals, loops, variables, and functions

  • Use different tools for writing and running Python code

  • Design and write fully-functional Python programs using commonly used data structures, custom functions, and reading and writing to files

Skills you will gain

Python ToolsPython Syntax And SemanticsProgramming PrinciplesPython ProgrammingComputer Programming
Flexible deadlines
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Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Beginner Level

High school or college math.

Minimal prior programming exposure may be helpful but not needed (e.g. Computational Thinking for Problem Solving).

Approx. 28 hours to complete
English

Offered by

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University of Pennsylvania

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This course is part of the 100% online Master of Computer and Information Technology from University of Pennsylvania. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

8 hours to complete

Module 1 : Course Introduction, Intro to Programming and The Python Language, Variables, Conditionals, Jupyter Notebook, and IDLE

8 hours to complete
42 videos (Total 78 min), 10 readings, 5 quizzes
Week
2

Week 2

7 hours to complete

Module 2 : Intro to Lists, Loops, and Functions

7 hours to complete
31 videos (Total 56 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
Week
3

Week 3

6 hours to complete

Module 3 : More with Lists, Strings, Tuples, Sets, and PyCharm

6 hours to complete
16 videos (Total 25 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
Week
4

Week 4

7 hours to complete

Module 4 : Dictionaries and Files

7 hours to complete
17 videos (Total 55 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes

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