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CIS 138 Internet of Things

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Introduction to the emerging platform called the Internet of Things – wherein billions of devices communicate with each other and “the cloud”. Exploration of the convergence of multiple disciplines leading to modern Smartphones. Learn how information from physical devices in the real world gets communicated to Smartphone processors. Make informed design decisions about sampling frequencies and bit-width requirements for various kinds of sensors. Gain expertise to affect the real world with actuators such as stepper motors and LEDs, and generate notifications. Learn to interface common sensors and actuators to hardware. Develop software to acquire sensory data, process the data and actuate stepper motors, LEDs, etc. for use in mobile-enabled products. Apply analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog conversion concepts.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E2c
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC