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Introduction to Python Programming

A required course in the Python for Data Science, Web and Core Programming Specialized Studies Program.

Course Description

Introduction to Python is a beginner introduction to the Python programming language. After this course, students may want to take a more intermediate or advanced Python course. The following topics will be covered: How to use: variable types, flow control, and functions How to interact with the system via Python How to write simple scripts to process text How to use Jupyter, a popular development tool for Python.

Prerequisites: None.

NOTE: This course may have live sessions via Zoom. A device with audio and visual will be needed to participate. The following student guide provides additional resources/information on how to use and access your courses Zoom sessions.

  • Details
  • $820
  • October 02, 2023 to November 19, 2023
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00233
  • ID/Units: I&C SCI X426.64  (2.00)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: Fall 2023


William J. Henry, M.S., is a scientific programmer at the Navy Research Laboratory in Monterey where he regularly develops data based applications in Python. Previously, at EarthRisk Technologies, he led the development of a neural network ensemble temperature forecast model.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

No textbooks are required for this course.

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START10/02/2023Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
END11/19/2023Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---