Computer Science at CDH

The Cretin-Derham Hall Computer Science Department serves a two-fold purpose. The mission is to enable students to be competent members of a technological society and to teach students the skills of decision making and problem solving using electronic technology.

Note: All computer courses require a fee of $40.00 to cover the cost of materials.

Computer Science in the Classroom

Graduation Requirements: Computer science courses are optional electives

9th Grade

  • Computer Aided Design (C.A.D.)
  • Computer Animation
  • Introduction to Programming – Advanced
  • Programming Apps for iOS – Advanced
  • Web Programming and Design

10th, 11th, 12th Grade

  • AP Computer Science – Honors
  • Computer Aided Design (C.A.D.)
  • Computer Animation
  • Introduction to Programming – Advanced
  • Programming Apps for iOS – Advanced
  • Web Programming and Design

Computer Science offerings include both programming-oriented and application-oriented courses to meet a variety of student interests and skill levels.

The CDH Advantage!

  • State of the Art Technology
    • C.A.D. and Science and Engineering students produce and print models using Makerbot 3D printers
    • Physics and Science and Engineering students use Arduino Uno and Basic Stamp circuit boards to explore electronics and programming
    • Programming students use Java in the Greenfoot environment to learn about object oriented programming and how to manipulate objects through coding
    • Animation students use Adobe Flash to develop animation skills and produce digital content

Faculty

To learn more about our Computer Science faculty or to contact a teacher directly, take a look at our Staff Directory.