Code: CS23A



For Grades

6 and above


This course is the first part of Programming with Java curriculum.


  • Providing initial programming experience
  • Understanding the fundamental programming concepts and be able to implement them in Java
  • Boosting problem solving skills

Who should take this course?

  • No programming background is necessary
  • Recommended for students who finished Pre-algebra or a similar level math course


The course content is designed in a special interactive way with respect to the guided inquiry based teaching model.

The course is composed of the following topics:

  • Introduction to Java
  • Variables
  • Conditionals
  • Loops
  • Arrays
  • Nested Conditions
  • Nested Loops

These topics are taught utilizing 90+ programming exercises and 10+ easy former USACO Bronze problems.

In addition, there are 4 fun and challenging game projects that reinforces the programming and problem solving skills.

In the course, there are two exams; a midterm and a final exam.

Course credit at your school:

In case you would like to get credit for this course at your school, it may be helpful to present the following document to your school administration. It shows the course's alignment with the Computer Science standards.


Next Course

The next course is CS23B: Programming with Java - B.

It is recommended to complete at least 50% of the course (certificate of succesful completion) before taking the next one.


Course Schedule

Try Demo

Course Catalog

Diagnostic Exam

If you're not sure about your level or which course to take, it is recommended to take the diagnostic exam.

Take Now

Connect With Us