Introduction to Computer Programming

On-Demand Professional Development Course

Start Date: 
On-Demand @ Anytime
Duration: 
4-8 weeks maximum
Course Level: 
Professional Development
Transferable Credits Towards a UCC Degree: 
1-2
Fee: 
US$90 with certification or FREE without certification
Certification: 
UCC Certificate of Achievement & Certificate of Completion from relevant US university
Delivery Mode: 
100% Online/Asynchronous as well as Offline via pre-recorded video based lectures by international online instructors


This MOOC provides you with the foundational skill set required to write computer programs. If you are interested in learning how to write interactive, graphical programs from an introductory level in a real programming language, this is the course for you. You will begin by learning the basics of editing and running programs. Then you will learn how to create 2D graphics using shapes and coordinates. Finally, you will learn how to create interactive graphics that you can control with the mouse. You will even solve a set of interactive puzzles using your coding skills in the Sleuth game which has been created especially for this course. The course uses the Javascript language and the p5.js library.