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Computer Science Certificate Pathways

Certificate Pathway 1: 3 semester courses  

1. Introduction to Computer Science Principles or Scratch
2. Web Design or Video Game Design
3. Choice of one of the following:

  • Video Game Design
  • Java Programming
  • Fundamentals of Java for Science and Engineering
  • CAD

Certificate Pathway 2:  2 semester courses and 1 AP course

Option 1 - AP Computer Science Principles    

1. AP Computer Science Principles
2. Choice of two of the following:

  • Web Design
  • Java Programming
  • Fundamentals of Java for Science and Engineering
  • CAD

Option 2 - AP Computer Science A     

1.       Choice of two of the following:

  • Introduction to Computer Science Principles or Scratch
  • Video Game Design
  • Web Design
  • CAD
  • Fundamentals of Java for Science and Engineering 

2.       AP Computer Science A

Certificate Pathway 3: 2 AP courses

1. AP Computer Science Principles
2. AP Computer Science A

Additional combinations of courses will be considered but must be approved by VHS in advance. Courses must be completed within three years.