Computer Coding & Programming

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Computer Coding & Programming I

CREDIT: 3.0, 2 semesters – 3 periods – (AM Only) Community college credit available Grades Eligible: 11, 12
Prerequisites: Computer Basics (Computer Apps or Keyboarding) and Algebra I or equivalent. 

This course introduces students to coding and Computer Science fundamentals. Students will use an integrated development environment to solve coding and programming problems to develop and publish websites and web apps. Students will learn the power of text-based programming as they are introduced to HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap, Bash Scripting, Git, and GitHub to develop Front-End Web Development and Design skills.

First-year students can also compete in SkillsUSA (a nationwide competition) for Web Design & Development.

Computer Coding & Programming II

CREDIT: 3.0, 2 semesters – 3 periods – (PM Only) Community college credit available Grades Eligible: 12
Prerequisites: Computer Coding & Programming I with a minimum of a C- and instructor approval .
This course is a continuation of Computer Coding and Programming 1. Year two students will learn the fundamentals of working in a professional team-based environment to prepare for career readiness in the Computer Science field. Students will learn alongside a professional in the field to learn Back-End Web Development, thanks to our partnership with Codefi. Students will be exposed to various frameworks and languages such as Angular, TypeScript, Ruby, and Ruby on Rails. Students are responsible for transportation to internship locations.

Second-year students can compete in SkillsUSA for Computer Programming or Interactive Application and Video Game Development.

How to Apply

  1. Schedule to take the WorkKeys with the CTC assessment office and obtain the required scores: 

    •  Graphic Literacy- 3-4

    •  Applied Math- 5

    •  Workplace Document- 5

  2. Complete an application & make a $100 deposit. 

  3. Provide proof of HS graduation (or GED).

  4. Submit the background check form.

Class Schedule

August-May (Following the Cape Girardeau Public Schools Calendar)


The morning block schedule is from 8:25 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
The afternoon block schedule is from 12:05 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

For more information, call 573.334.0826 and speak to one of our advisors.