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Course Description

Learn the fundamentals of the Python programming language, Python interactive environment and PyCharm Integrated Development Environment (IDE). Focus on best practices for writing, testing and debugging Python code.


Course Details

Python programming language can be used for desktop applications, network programming and even mobile development. It is a cross-platform language so any Python code written for one operating system, such as Windows, works seamlessly on a Mac or Linux system.

NOTE: This course is not designed to be an introduction to general programming. To be successful in this course, you will need a basic knowledge of computer programming and some experience with programming languages. If you need to brush up on basic knowledge and skills of computer programming, please see ICT 710 Computer Programming Level 1.


Course Level Learning Outcomes

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Develop programs using Python programming language
  • Evaluate and test Python commands
  • Navigate, edit, debug, and run Python code
  • Make smart choices and decisions in writing Python programs
  • Apply Python object-oriented programming concepts
  • Create simple Python modules

Topics of Instruction

  • Introduction to PyCharm Integrated Development Environment and the Python shell
  • Work with variables, operator and modules
  • Use Python conditional control statements in decision making and iterations
  • Functions and passing arguments
  • Classes, objects, methods, inheritance and operator overloading
  • Exception handling and file input/output object
  • Writing and testing Python code using normal and interactive Python mode
  • Introduction to Jupyter notebooks
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Type
Online Synchronous
Days
W
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Sep 18, 2019 to Oct 23, 2019
Type
Online Synchronous
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Sep 21, 2019 to Oct 19, 2019
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $825.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook
No Required Textbook
Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

You will require access to a computer with an Internet connection, a headset with speakers and microphone, webcam, and a monitor large enough to display multiple applications (or the use of two monitors).

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system, and Adobe Connect (AC) web conferencing software. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. If you are unfamiliar with the D2L and AC learning tools it is strongly recommended to take BMC 352 Learning Online prior to enrolling in this course. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least ten calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

The University is closed on holidays and no classes are run on these dates or their long-weekends:

  • Saturday, October 12, 2019 (Thanksgiving, Monday, October 14, 2019)
Type
Online Synchronous
Days
M, W
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Nov 04, 2019 to Dec 09, 2019
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $825.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook
No Required Textbook
Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

You will require access to a computer with an Internet connection, a headset with speakers and microphone, webcam, and a monitor large enough to display multiple applications (or the use of two monitors).

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system, and Adobe Connect (AC) web conferencing software. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. If you are unfamiliar with the D2L and AC learning tools it is strongly recommended to take BMC 352 Learning Online prior to enrolling in this course. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least ten calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

The University is closed on holidays and no classes are run on these dates or their long-weekends:

  • Remembrance Day (Monday, November 11, 2019)
Type
Online Synchronous
Days
M, W
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jan 13, 2020 to Feb 12, 2020
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $825.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook
No Required Textbook
Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

You will require access to a computer with an Internet connection, a headset with speakers and microphone, webcam, and a monitor large enough to display multiple applications (or the use of two monitors).

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system, and Adobe Connect (AC) web conferencing software. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. If you are unfamiliar with the D2L and AC learning tools it is strongly recommended to take BMC 352 Learning Online prior to enrolling in this course. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least ten calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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