AP Computer Science Principles

Grades 9-12 (URI college credit available for students)

AP CS Principles (CSP) introduces students to the foundational concepts of computer science and challenges them to explore how computing and technology can impact the world. It is meant to be an inviting introduction to computer science for a wide, diverse, population of students.

This AP CSP course can earn students (who elect to do so) 4 URI college credits through the URI CS Concurrent Enrollment Program

URI is a Regional Partner and the designated provider of Professional Learning Programs in Rhode Island. Through its and CS4RI partnerships, URI provides free materials, professional development, and the possibility of teacher stipends for's CS Principles program to teachers in grades 9-12 who wish to teach computer science in their classes.

For more information on URI's AP CS Principles trainings, contact is recognized by the College Board as an endorsed provider of curriculum and professional development for AP® Computer Science Principles. See instructions on How to add authorized syllabus to your AP Course Audit.