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Elevate Your Python Programming Mastery with Data Structures and Algorithms

Our algorithm and data structures course will teach you how to write code that scales with large data sets and identify hidden performance bottlenecks. While the concepts covered in this course are addressed in Python, they can be applied to all programming languages and software development domains. By the end of this course, you’ll have a strong understanding of fundamental algorithms and data structures and be equipped to answer commonly asked interview questions.

Course Highlights:

  • Algorithmic Foundations
  • Search and Analysis
  • Sorting Techniques
  • Lists Mastery
  • Stacks and Queues
  • Hash Tables
  • Tree Structures
  • Advanced Algorithms

Course Learning Outcomes:

  • Write code that is scalable and performs optimally with large datasets
  • Analyze and optimize algorithmic efficiency to identify and rectify performance bottlenecks
  • Gain foundational knowledge applicable to standard libraries in Python and other programming languages
  • Excel in algorithm and data structure questions frequently encountered in programming job interviews
  • Develop object-oriented solutions and apply advanced Python programming techniques

Required Textbook: This course will utilize an interactive STEM zyBook ISBN: 979-8-203-31058-3. Students can begin subscribing 3/18/24. The cutoff to subscribe is 6/02/24. Subscriptions will last until 6/22/24.

Student access will become available on 3/18/24. In order to acquire your subscription follow these simple instructions.

  • Sign in or create an account at
  • Sign in Enter zyBook code: UCSDCSE41347GappySpring2024
  • Subscribe

Course Typically Offered: Online in Spring and Fall quarters.

Prerequisite: CSE-41273 Python Programming Fundamentals or equivalent knowledge and experience.

Next Step: After completing this course, consider taking other course in our Python Programming Certificate.

Contact: For more information about this course, please email

Course Number: CSE-41347
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Python Programming

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