Course Description: AP Computer Science A
Note: Before taking AP CSA, students must complete at least one other CS course listed here or take a placement exam. Sophomores are encouraged to take Cyber Security before AP CSA.
This page contains more information about Westhill's AP CSA course. No previous programming experience is required to take this course. To see Westhill's on-line materials for AP CSA, click on the image to the left. The video, below, talks about AP CSA and how it compares to AP CSP. More information about the curriculum for this course can be found on the College Board Webpage for AP CSA.
AP CSA Course Tools
AP CSA Exam Summary
The diagram, below, shows a typical AP CSA exam. However, the 2019-2020 exam was significantly altered due to the Coronavirus. In particular, the Multiple Choice portion of the exam was cancelled. It is too early to be certain what changes will take place for the AP exam for the 2020-2021 school year.