Learn the most valuable skill set of the 21st century.
DURING OUR 36 WEEK COURSE, STUDENTS of all ages WILL GO FROM BEGINNERS TO HIREABLE WEB DEVELOPERS
Fully Online Coding School
When you attend our coding school you will login online and live video chat with our instructor who will work with each student one-on-one just like a real classroom. You can join as an individual from the comfort of your own home or even as a group of students as an after school program or as a part of a regularly scheduled school curriculum.
Learn from Expert Developers
Our instructors have decades of experience of web and software development and have worked for Fortune 500 companies and successful tech startups all over the country. they have a passion for teaching code and have students that have gone onto hold high coding positions at successful companies.
Our Ideal Student
THE IDEAL STUDENT FOR THE CODE ACADEMY IS INQUISITIVE AND CURIOUS. THEY LOVE TINKERING WITH THE NEWEST APP OR GADGET. THEY HAVE A DEEP APPRECIATION FOR TECHNOLOGY AND AN AWARENESS OF HOW MUCH IT IMPACTS OUR SOCIETY. THEY ARE ADEPT AT USING AND NAVIGATING A COMPUTER, WEBSITES AND PROGRAMS. THEY MAY NOT BE THE STRONGEST ACADEMIC STUDENT, BUT THEY MAY HAVE A STRONG PASSION FOR CREATIVE ACTIVITIES LIKE ART, THEATER, OR GAMING.
About our Code School
IN THIS DAY AND AGE, THE MOST SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE AND ENTREPRENEURS KNOW HOW TO CODE. CODE POWERS OUR DIGITAL WORLD. EVERY WEBSITE, SMARTPHONE APP, COMPUTER PROGRAM, CALCULATOR AND EVEN MICROWAVE RELIES ON CODE IN ORDER TO OPERATE. THIS MAKES CODERS THE ARCHITECTS AND BUILDERS OF THE DIGITAL AGE.
OVER THE NEXT 10 YEARS IT IS ESTIMATED THAT THERE WILL BE 1.4 MILLION JOBS IN COMPUTER SCIENCES AND ONLY AROUND 400,000 GRADUATES QUALIFIED TO DO THEM. at our code School we're training the next GENERATIONS of ceo's, developers, app designers and entrepreneurs.
Skills our students will learn
CODE STRUCTURE WITH THE MODEL-VIEW-CONTROLLER PATTERN
DATABASE DESIGN WITH MYSQL
COMMAND LINE USAGE
PICKING AND EDITOR OR IDE
DISTRIBUTED VERSION CONTROL
BREAKING DOWN LARGE ITEMS INTO SMALLER TASKS
ASYNCHRONOUS WRITTEN COMMUNICATION
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS
TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION AND WRITING
ORAL PRESENTATION SKILLS
Projects our students will complete
CREATE MULTIPLE WEB APPLICATIONS THAT ARE PUBLICALLY AVAILABLE TO VIEW
SAMPLE LOGIC EXERCISES IN DIFFERENT PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES
A TECHNICAL PRESENTATION ON A TOPIC THAT EXCITES THEM
LEARN BASIC SYNTAX OF WEB BASED LANGUAGES
SELECTING A UNIQUE TOPIC ALLOWS THEM EXPLORE AN AREA OF TECHNOLOGY THAT THEY ARE PERSONALLY INTERESTED IN
MUST SUBMIT WRITTEN TALKING POINTS, NOT VERBATIM SPEECH, PRIOR TO PRESENTATION
EXPLORE CONTROL STATEMENTS AND THEIR USE
HOST CODE ONLINE IN AN ONLINE PORTFOLIO
ALLOWS CODE TO BE COLLABORATED ON AROUND THE WORLD
FOCUS ON CRUD (CREATE, READ, UPDATE, DELETE) APPLICATION
LESSONS IN USABILITY, EXTENSIBILITY, AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT
WORK WITH LOCAL ENTITY TO FORMULATE CAPSTONE PROJECT THAT HAS COMMUNITY IMPACT
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need any coding experience?
When should I apply?
Our Code School courses run on the traditional academic semester schedule: August to December, and January to May. However, if you want to get started learning, don't wait until the next semester. Reach out to us and we can get you started on your life-changing journey right away!
What will this code camp prepare me for?
We like to say that you'll be an "expert beginner" at the end of the course. You'll have a solid base of knowledge in basic web development and enough exposure to advanced topics to pick them up quickly and start making a dent wherever you land. We'll focus on a more holistic approach to web development: learning how different concepts interact with each other, how they are extending and implemented in different languages and how you can prepare to jump between development environments.
How much does it cost?
The Code School costs $750 per semester. This cost gives you one hour per day (approximately 90 sessions per semester) of instructional time. The classes can either be taken in person or remotely.
Who are the instructors?
The primary instructor for the FCC Code School is Brock Ellis. Brock is a web developer from Fremont, Nebraska. He has been programming for the web for over six years and has a huge passion for teaching others. Brock lives in Fremont with his wife, two kids and two dogs. He currently serves as the primary technical educator for the Fremont Creative Collective, as well as a free-lance mobile app developer and entrepreneur.
How are we different from other online courses?
We don't put an emphasis on job placement and outcomes. At first, this may seem like a negative, but we don't see it that way. The desire to learn computer programming can come from a number of different places: an interest in understanding the internet and how people communicate these days, wanting to be able to talk more confidently to stakeholders about the importance of technology in your business, or exploring a possible career change. We want to cater to all those scenarios, and more, with our training. If your goal is to make a career jump by learning how to code, we'll teach you what you need to get your foot in the door and make a good first impression; but if you'd rather just know more about how websites are made and work, you'll walk away with that understanding as well.