Specialization in Python
Specialization

Python

The fastest-growing language

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Specialization Description

Meet the Growing Demand for Python Developers

Python, one of the most widely used programming languages in the open source community, is in high demand by employers in just about every industry. It is especially important for people interested in breaking into data science and machine learning.

Fortunately, the elegance and simplicity of Python makes it one of the easiest languages to master. In this 6.5-unit Python Specialization, you can start as a novice and, in just four to six months of hands-on practice, master the fundamentals.

This specialization includes:

  1. Python Programming for Beginners. Learn the fundamental principles of programming with Python, a mind-expanding, new way of thinking for novices.
  2. Python: Object-Oriented Programming. Gain a strong understanding of this most important programming concept, which provides the structure of most Python applications, and the basis of the language itself.
  3. Python for Programmers. Practice the core facilities of Python, as well as the libraries that are most important to professional programmers, and pick up the tools to create your own libraries.

Once you’ve finished with these three courses, you’ll have a competitive edge for the job market.

Learn Python Programming: An Introductory Webinar

Wednesday, March 4
12–12:30 p.m.
Online
Free

Join us for a free online discussion about learning Python at UCSC Silicon Valley Extension in this 30-minute webinar with one of our favorite Python Programming for Beginners instructors Sara Saatchi.

Join the party!

Python is the fastest growing programming language out there because people fall in love with its elegance, ease and simplicity, as well as the abundance of available libraries and supportive tech community. Novices can pick up the basics and get started without a huge knowledge base. You’ll be looking at career opportunities in big data, machine learning, data science, devops, software engineering, and web development.

Who This is For

This info session is a great way for people new to programming and engineers new to Python to learn about our online and on-site Python courses as well as our Python Specialization and the industries with a high demand for Python programmers.

Webinar Agenda

  • Introduction to Python
  • Introduction to UCSC Silicon Valley Extension
  • Brief Course Overview
  • Q&A

Sign up for the Python Online Info Session Today!

More details about our 3-course Python specialization program below. Start with a single course! We suggest: Python Programming for Beginners, followed by Python: Object-Oriented Programming, and on to the more advanced Python for Programmers.


Estimated Cost: $2,400 (you pay only for courses you enroll in)
Required Credits: 6.5 units
Duration: 4–6 months

Courses

You must successfully complete the three courses below.

Units: 3.0
Start / End date
Cost
Instructor
Location
Section ID

03-10-2020 to 06-09-2020
1020
CMPR.X416.(826)

03-16-2020 to 03-29-2020
1020
CMPR.X416.(35)
Classes are mostly held on Mondays at 09:00AM. See complete schedule here.

04-04-2020 to 06-13-2020
1020
CMPR.X416.(38)
Classes are mostly held on Saturdays at 09:00AM. See complete schedule here.

04-07-2020 to 07-07-2020
1020
CMPR.X416.(827)

04-15-2020 to 06-17-2020
1020
CMPR.X416.(36)
Classes are mostly held on Wednesdays at 06:30PM. See complete schedule here.

06-08-2020 to 06-21-2020
1020
CMPR.X416.(37)
Classes are mostly held on Mondays at 09:00AM. See complete schedule here.
Units: 2.0
Start / End date
Cost
Instructor
Location
Section ID

04-13-2020 to 06-08-2020
750
CMPR.X420.(4)
Classes are mostly held on Mondays at 06:30PM. See complete schedule here.
Units: 1.5
Start / End date
Cost
Instructor
Location
Section ID

02-21-2020 to 04-03-2020
580
CMPR.X415.(21)
Classes are mostly held on Fridays at 06:30PM. See complete schedule here.

03-10-2020 to 06-09-2020
580
CMPR.X415.(809)

04-07-2020 to 07-07-2020
580
CMPR.X415.(810)

04-09-2020 to 05-14-2020
580
CMPR.X415.(22)
Classes are mostly held on Thursdays at 06:30PM. See complete schedule here.

04-28-2020 to 06-02-2020
580
CMPR.X415.(23)
Classes are mostly held on Tuesdays at 06:30PM. See complete schedule here.

SPECIALIZATION COMPLETION REVIEW

Start / End date
Cost
Instructor
Location
Section ID

None
50

TBD

O-CE0502.(001)

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