This 90-hour Online Academy furthers students’ understanding of the theories behind video game construction. While making a simple computer game, students will learn basic Java programming concepts as well as how to use an integrated development environment (IDE).
This course is part of the 90-Hour Online Academy Computer Science series.
CS1 – Video Game Concepts
CS2 – Structural Programming
CS3 – Object-Oriented Programming I
* Note that while CS1 builds off the concepts introduced in the previous course in this series, students are not required to take CS0 – Video Game Programming and Production to enroll in this course.
This course is open to students in Grades 8 through 12.
Students must have completed Algebra I to enroll in this course.
Students must also possess the following basic computer skills.
In addition to the prerequisites listed above, students must have access to a computer that meets the technology requirements listed below.
Fall Quarter: September 9, 2014 – January 20, 2015
Live Weekly Meeting Times: Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. PST
Fall Quarter Registration Deadline: Monday, September 1, 2014
No class on 12/23 or 12/30 due to Winter Break.
Spring Quarter: January 28, 2015 – June 10, 2015
Live Weekly Meeting Times: Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00 p.m. PST
Spring Quarter Registration Deadline: Monday, January 19, 2015
No class on 4/8 due to Spring Break.
Summer Session: June 23, 2015 – August 20, 2015
Live Weekly Meeting Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:00-12:30 p.m. PST
Summer Session Registration Deadline: Monday, June 15, 2015
The tuition for this Online Academy is $595 per 90-hour session. A $100 non-refundable deposit must be paid at the time of registration. The remaining $495 must be paid by January 19, 2015 for Spring Session and June 15, 2015 for Summer Session.