About this Course

If you have zero programming knowledge, completing this Nanodegree will give you the basic understanding and skills you need to get started in the world of programming.

This Nanodegree equips you with the foundational knowledge and skills that all programmers use whether they program mobile apps, create web pages, or analyze data. You won’t just learn to code, you will learn what it means to "think like a programmer" and you'll have your own web page and a portfolio of programs you've built to prove it.

Successful completion of this program will enhance your skills, broaden your opportunities, and lay the groundwork for a future in technology. It is not a career-track degree, but for beginners, it is a critical step forward

Loving the experience and want to get credit? Need help or want to connect with a community of your peers? Consider enrolling in the Intro to Programming Nanodegree program!

Wherever you are on your journey, stay Udacious and never, ever stop learning.

Course Cost
$599
Timeline
Approx. 3 months
Skill Level
beginner
Included in Product

Rich Learning Content

Interactive Quizzes

Taught by Industry Pros

Self-Paced Learning

Student Support Community

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This course is your first step towards a new career with the Front End Web Developer Program.

Nanodegree Program

Intro to Programming

Enhance your skill set and boost your hirability through innovative, independent learning.

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Course Leads

Karl Krueger

Karl Krueger

Lead Instructor

Kelly Howard

Kelly Howard

Instructor

Julia Van Cleve

Julia Van Cleve

Instructor

James Parkes

James Parkes

Instructor

Richard Kalehoff

Richard Kalehoff

Instructor

Prerequisites and Requirements

General Requirements:

  • You are self-driven and motivated to learn.
  • You can communicate fluently and professionally in written and spoken English.

Basic Computer Skills:

  • You can find the location of a file on your computer
  • You can rename a file on your computer
  • You can attach a file to an email
  • You can compress (.zip) and uncompress a file on your computer
  • You can download and install programs from the internet

See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.

Why Take This Course

Programming can be hard. The language is often complex, and the skills are rarefied. For a novice, it can be difficult to know where to start. These challenges often stand in the way for many people. Our mission is to change this. We want to make the world of programming accessible, understandable, and beneficial. All successful programmers share a common body of knowledge. This degree will teach you those same skills.

Completion of this Nanodegree will empower you to make an informed choice about your future. You may decide to pursue a whole new careeer in tech. Your newfound technical literacy may open up promotional opportunities in your current role. You may embark on long-imagined personal project. Regardless of the direction you take, your programming knowledge will allow you to communicate effectively, build efficiently, and think creatively.

What do I get?
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