Computer Science Academy

An 8-week program designed to teach 7th-12th grade students the basics of programming

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Due to Covid, the Academy has been postponed. We are hoping to resume the Academy the fall semester of 2021. Please keep checking back for updates.

 

As the computer science field continues to grow, the demand for professionals with programming experience has significantly increased, and computer programming is a skill that will be needed in the future for many career fields. JBU Computer Science Department presents the Computer Science Academy, which is an 8-week program designed to teach 7th-12th grade students the basics of programming. It offers courses in the fundamentals of C# using and original computer science curriculum. Students will be led in a 2-hour session each week with guidance from on-site student-teachers, each day developing new skills and knowledge in computer programming. Each student will be able to interact 1-on-1 with a student-teacher when they have questions or need clarification.

Cost: $100 (Partial scholarships for students with a financial need are available. Email Heidi Smith (hsmith@jbu.edu) for more information.)