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Students who earn a satisfactory score on 9 problem sets (i.e., programming assignments) and a final project are eligible for a certificate. This is a self-paced course–you may take CS50x on your own schedule.
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What you’ll learn
- A broad and robust understanding of computer science and programming
- How to think algorithmically and solve programming problems efficiently
- Concepts like abstraction, algorithms, data structures, encapsulation, resource management, security, software engineering, and web development
- How to engage with a vibrant community of like-minded learners from all levels of experience
- How to develop and present a final programming project to your peers
Meet the instructors
David J. Malan
Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer ScienceHarvard University
Doctoral Candidate in ChemistryHarvard University
Senior Preceptor in Computer ScienceHarvard University