High Procedural Programming
Number of Credits
Estimated Completion Time
2 segments / 32-36 weeks
Earliest Start Date
Foundations of Programming or previous coding experience is recommended. If taking the course as part of the Web Application and Development Program of Study, Digital Information Technology and Foundations of Programming should be taken first.
Do you want to learn higher-level coding skills? Procedural Programming (ProP) teaches advanced programming concepts using the computer language Python. You will learn techniques and processes associated with computer programming and software development.
This course continues the study of computer programming concepts with a focus on the creation of software applications employing procedural programming techniques. After successful completion of Foundations of Programming and Procedural Programming, students will have met Occupational Completion Point B, Computer Programmer Assistant, SOC Code 15-1131. Follow the link below for the complete Department of Education description of this course:
- Changing the World with Python
- Introduction to Procedural Programing
- Data Structures
- Documenting & Debugging
- Changing the World with Shopping
- Variables & Functions
- Mathematical Operators
- Input & Selection Structures
- Python Libraries
- Changing the World with Entertainment
- Iterative Loops
- APIs & IDEs
- Changing the World with Data
- Data Analysis
- Changing the World with Computer Security
- Computer Vulnerabilities
- Capstone Project
- Pattern Recognition
- Algorithmic Design
- Generalize & Assess
Students will be provided free access to a Python development package housed within the course. There are no downloads required for this course.
Besides engaging students in challenging curriculum, the course guides students to reflect on their learning and evaluate their progress through a variety of assessments. Assessments can be in the form of practice lessons, multiple choice questions, writing assignments, projects, research papers, oral assessments, and discussions. This course will use the state-approved grading scale. Each course contains a mandatory final exam or culminating project that will be weighted at 20% of the student’s overall grade.***
***Proctored exams can be requested by FLVS at any time and for any reason in an effort to ensure academic integrity. When taking the exam to assess a student’s integrity, the exam must be passed with at least a 59.5% in order to earn credit for the course.
Courses subject to availability.
Pursuant to s. 1002.20, F.S.; A public school student whose parent makes written request to the school principal shall be exempted from the teaching of reproductive health or any disease, including HIV/AIDS, in accordance with the provisions of s. 1003.42(3). Learn more about the process and which courses contain subject matter where an exemption request can be made.