Can students take AP Computer Science Principles without taking the AP Exam?

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Yes. Students can take the course without taking the AP Exam. Students will need to submit their end-of-course exam intent in the AP Digital Portfolio by April 30, 11:59 p.m. ET.

Students will need to complete the through-course assessment, which makes up 40% of the score, by submitting their performance tasks as final in the AP Digital Portfolio by April 30 11:59 p.m. ET.