Software Development for Non-Programmers With Python
This course is an introduction to computer programming and software development using the Python programming language. Python is perhaps the most powerful and versatile programming language today. It is used to run websites, perform scientific and statistical analyses, and automate a wide variety of computer and system administration tasks. It is also used widely in various cybersecurity applications.
In spite of its power, Python is one of the easiest programming languages to learn. This makes it an ideal language for learning modern computer programming and software development concepts, which is the objective of this course. In this course, you will learn how to develop, test, and debug computer programs in Python. You will also get an introduction to software development as a process. The core concepts learned in this class are relevant across all modern programming languages and software development projects.
- To develop problem-solving skills, especially in the use of computers to solve real-world problems.
- To learn basic programming skills, especially software development using the Python language.
- To be able to use Python to write programs to perform various user and administrative tasks.
Who Should Take This Course
Students should have experience performing basic computer and file management tasks on a modern operating system such as Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux. Students should have good problem solving and logical thinking skills.
Register 21 days before class start date and save 10%! Enter discount code EARLY10 during registration.
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Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Programming Languages
Chapter 3: Basic Python Syntax
Chapter 4: Language Components
Chapter 5: Collections
Chapter 6: Functions
Chapter 7: Modules
Appendix A: Strings in Python
Is there a discount available for current students?
UMBC students and alumni, as well as students who have previously taken a public training course with UMBC Training Centers are eligible for a 10% discount, capped at $250. Please provide a copy of your UMBC student ID or an unofficial transcript or the name of the UMBC Training Centers course you have completed. Online courses are excluded from this offer.
What is the cancellation and refund policy?
Student will receive a refund of paid registration fees only if UMBC Training Centers receives a notice of cancellation at least 10 business days prior to the class start date for classes or the exam date for exams.