Python Programming

Course Description

This course provides a complete introduction to the Python language. Topics covered include primitive and collection data types, operators and statements, loops and branching, functions and variable scoping, modules and packages, object-oriented programming, file handling, regular expressions, and exception handling.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
24090 CIS 41A 2Y ·T·R··· 09:30 AM-11:20 AM Clare Nguyen AT204

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2021-09-20 to 2021-12-10.

Footnote Information

CIS 41A-02Y: HYBRID, meets on-campus and online. This class meets each week on-campus and online as noted in the class listing. This class requires on-campus midterms and final exam. The midterms are during lecture time, and the final exam date is Tuesday, 12/7/21, from 9:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m., room TBD. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at **THIS COURSE IS FOR STUDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED AT LEAST ONE PROGRAMMING COURSE. ***Please complete the form found at if you feel that you can evidence equivalent coursework and/or job experience that meet the prerequisites for this course.****

Course Details

4.5 Units
Four hours lecture, one and one-half hours laboratory (66 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


CIS 22A or 36A or 40.
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