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The College of the Canyons spring 2020 class schedule will include two new electronic systems classes that will help students interested in the computer sciences find their path.

“These entry-level classes are ideal for students who are interested in computers but aren’t exactly sure what major is right for them,” said Lee Hilliard, faculty and chair of telecommunications and electronic systems technologies at the college. “These new classes also count toward a COC Network Technology associate degree.”

Electronic Systems 121 (Internet of Things) – Connecting Things will teach students about the interconnections of computing devices embedded in everyday objects — such as smart TVs, security systems, and refrigerators — enabling them to send and receive data.

Students enrolled in Electronic Systems 131 (Internet of Things) – Python Programming will learn about the programming of the “Internet of Things” via Python computer programming, including algorithms, problem-solving, and object-oriented programming.

Upon completion of these classes, students are encouraged to explore Brandman University’s computing technology bachelor’s degree program offered at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center.

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