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Ontario College Diploma | 4 semesters | Barrydowne

The Internet of Things (IoT) provides individuals and companies with the opportunity to optimize their workflow, improve communications, and increase productivity in a global environment through the ability to connect smart devices with people, systems, and other applications in order to collect and share data.  The growing integration of IoT technologies in the home and workplace leads to a wide variety of job opportunities in the development, testing and deployment of IoT-connected devices.

Program Highlights

  • 2 years – 4 semesters

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How to Apply

Business and Information Technology

Admission Requirements

For graduates of the new curriculum (OSS): Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or equivalent or mature student status including:

  • Any grade 12 English (C) or (U)
  • Any grade 12 Mathematics (C) or (U)


  • A minimum of 60% is required in each required math course.



This program will be delivered in the following terms:

Fall Term Start

  1. SEMESTER 1 Fall 2020
  2. SEMESTER 2 Winter 2021
  3. SEMESTER 3 Fall 2021
  4. SEMESTER 4 Winter 2022
Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
CMP 1117 Introduction to Programming 4
ENG 1002 College Communications 3
IOT 1005 Algorithmic Thinking: Discrete Math I 3
IOT 1023 Introduction to IoT Programming 3
IOT 1024 Database Programming and Design 3
IOT 1025 Operating Systems I 3
One General Education course. 1 3
Semester 2
IOT 1026 Object-Oriented Programming in Java 5
IOT 1027 Relational Database Programming 4
IOT 1028 Introduction to Networking 3
IOT 1029 Assembly Language Programming 3
IOT 1031 IoT Foundations 4
One General Education course. 1 3
Semester 3
IOT 1007 Algorithmic Thinking: Discrete Math II 3
IOT 1009 Mobile Application Development 3
IOT 1010 Software Design Using Data Structures 4
IOT 1011 IoT Protocols and Networks 3
IOT 1012 IoT Application Program Interface 3
IOT 1032 Statistics 4
One General Education course. 1 3
Semester 4
IOT 1000 GIS Applications 3
IOT 1013 Microservices Architecture Software Design 4
IOT 1019 OSISoft PI Data Historian 3
IOT 1020 Data Analytics 4
IOT 1021 IoT Project Design and Implementation 4
IOT 1022 IoT Application Cases 3
 Total Credits88


Tuition and Ancillary Fees

Please see our fees page for the breakdown of tuition and mandatory ancillary fees by program and semester for both domestic and international students.

Books & Supplies

The cost of books and supplies for Year 1 is approximately $1,000. This is the best information available at the time of publishing to the website and is subject to change.

Graduate Options

Employment Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities as:

  • Computer Programmer

  • Application Developer

  • Other related Programmer/Developer jobs

College/University Degree Opportunities

Graduates from this program may continue their studies at college/university and may receive credit for their prior College education.

Refer to College/University Agreements for further information.

Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.

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