National CAE Designated Institution
  • Online, Instructor-Led
  • Classroom
Course Description

Introduces the Python programming language. Students will use Python to perform numerical and text-oriented calculations, write data-manipulation programs, and script computer operations. Hands-on activities include writing and running console-mode programs, inspecting data files, and graphing of data

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course students will be able to

1. Perform numeric and text-oriented calculations from the command line.

2. Write programs that use lists, tuples, dictionaries, and sets to organize data.

3. Write programs that use libraries or modules to perform common computational and scripting activities.

4. Process log files and other text-oriented inputs using regular expressions.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

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