AP Computer Science A Exam Review

AP Computer Science A Exam Review

Review and practice key Java programming concepts and algorithms to prepare for the AP CS A exam

  • Duration: 15 hours

  • Grades: 9-12

  • Level: Intermediate

About this course

Get ready to ace the AP Computer Science A exam! This course is the ultimate guide to reviewing and practicing the core Java programming concepts, algorithms, and data structures that you need to know. You’ll become familiar with the AP exam format and learn test-taking strategies to approach each question like a pro. By the end of the course, you’ll feel confident and well-equipped to take on the AP Computer Science A exam.

What you'll learn

  • Understand that the exam is designed with two parts:

  • Effectively answer multiple choice questions using strategies learned along the way

  • Write free responses to questions quickly and accurately

How this course is structured

The course is divided into 11 lessons, each lesson has several steps. Within each lesson are instructional videos, practice questions, and projects.

Course Syllabus

  • Lesson 1: Exam Overview

  • Lesson 2: Strings

  • Lesson 3: Booleans

  • Lesson 4: Control Structures

  • Lesson 5: Inheritance and Polymorphism

  • Lesson 6: Search and Sort

  • Lesson 7: Recursion

  • Lesson 8: FRQ 1: Method and Control Structures

  • Lesson 9: FRQ 2: Classes

  • Lesson 10: FRQ 3: Arrays/ArrayList

  • Lesson 11: FRQ 4: 2D Arrays