Build a strong programming foundation in just a few weeks surrounded by motivated peers.
Foundations is an interactive intro to programming course for non-engineers and complete beginners.
Build a clear understanding of fundamental programming concepts so that you can learn to think and grow like an engineer. You will be able to create logic using code, develop engineering autonomy, and practice a growth mindset. Foundations is perfect for those:
Foundations students start strong in our Immersive Bootcamp and have better graduate outcomes. Knowing how to code is a competitive skill relevant across all industries in tech.
Learn how to think like an engineer and better communicate about technology to be more effective in your job.
Technological innovation is accelerating at an unprecedented speed. It's more important now than ever to know how tech works. Beyond engineering software, coding is a valuable skill for your future.
"I loved Code Chrysalis! I'm so happy I joined because it filled a lot of the gaps in my knowledge and gave me a lot of practice. I wish it was longer because [the program] passed way too fast."
"I didn't have any experience with coding. But I met fantastic instructors and motivated friends here. I have really enjoyed the course and finally, I could join the Immersive Bootcamp. If I didn't take the class, I would not be here. "
Yes! We have different courses for different levels of coding experience.
For Foundations and Foundations Lite courses, we do not have any technical prerequisites. Complete beginners are welcomed and encouraged!
For those with programming experience, we encourage them to apply to our Immersive or Immersive Part-Time courses. We will have a technical check-in to ensure you are ready for this course.
Here's a blog post you might find useful: 9 Tips to Help You Advance from Beginner to Intermediate Coding
Yes, we have a diverse student body with Japanese-nationals, ex-pats, and tourists alike.
So far, our students have flown in from Iran, China, Germany, Brazil, Denmark, Mexico, England, Canada, South Korea, Scotland, Serbia, Thailand, Vietnam, Australia, and the USA to take our courses.
Please be aware that you will need to attend classes for Foundations JST!
We're a career-focused bootcamp. See why our graduates have received offers from these companies and more.
During every class, you will pair program with our instructors or your classmates, learning how to communicate complex technical topics clearly. Pair programming is when two people are working on the same code together.
Our instructors and teaching assistants are software engineers who made a career switch. This means that they understand what it's like to learn as an adult and have greater empathy towards adult learners.
Foundations is a great way to ensure you are making measurable progress in learning how to code. Our brisk pace and deadlines will keep you on your toes and show you how much you can do in only a few weeks.
Make friends with other go-getters and high achievers with similar goals. Learning is more engaging when you are sharing the experience with others. You will have access to our Slack community of staff and graduates for life.