This course is designed to meet the growing demand for software engineering professionals. Computer Science and Software Engineering aims to develop computational thinking using tools that foster creativity, such as Scratch, App Inventor, HTML, PHP, mySQL, data mining tools and modeling tools like Python. Upon Project Lead the Way (PLTW) - Engineering & Design completion, students will be well prepared for a first course in Java. In taking CSE, students can take the AP Computer Science Principles exam and earn college credit, in addition to receiving college granted as a PLTW course. This course is designed for students in grades 10-12.