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Course Description
This course introduces students to computer science concepts. Students learn the components of the computer and how they function. They learn problem solving skills. Computer programming is introduced using Adobe Flash and Action Script. Students also learn about the impact of the computer on society and their lives.

Prerequisites
None.

Where Does It Lead?
Many students go on to take TEJ3M, ICS3C, and/or ICS3U.

Why Should I take this course?
This course is an introduction to both ICS3C and ICS3U. Students who take this course find both of these courses easier because they have some background knowledge from ICS2O.

Parent Category: ICS2O
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Units of Study

15 hours - Hardware / Software / Networks
18 hours - Problem Solving
12 hours - The Computer and Society
47 hours - Computer Programming
18 hours - Putting it all Together


110 hours - Total

Parent Category: ICS2O
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Mark Break Down

    70% - Term Assessment
  • 40% - Practical
  • 15% - Tests
  • 15% - Assignments
  • 30% - Final Summative Assessment
  • 15% - Final Demonstration
  • 15% - Final Exam
Parent Category: ICS2O
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