IB Computer Science SL1

Course ID: 163654
Open to Grade: 11-12
UC a-g: G

Prerequisite: The course will challenge student’s computational thinking.  Grade of B or better in CCIM2

Requirement: Students must enroll in the 11th and 12th grade courses for the full 20 credits. Students must take the IB exam at the end of the course.

IB Computer Science SL is a 2 semester (on 4x4) course covering a broad spectrum of computer science topics.  Students will develop and an understanding of the fundamental concepts of computational thinking as well as knowledge of how computers and other digital devices operate.

SL Core topics include:

System fundamentals, Computer organization, Networks, Computational thinking, problem-solving and programming

SL Options Include:

Databases, Modelling and Simulation Web Science Object Oriented Programming

Both SL and HL include an Internal Assessment project.  Students are required to solve a real computational problem for a real client.