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Cloud and Information Technology, AAS


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No. of Credits: 60
Contact: Lakisha Ferebee, Chair, Technology
Ronda Jacobs, Program Coordinator

The Cloud and Information Technology degree is a program designed to provide students with the essential technical and communication skills required for entry-level employment in the vast field of cloud and information technology (IT).

This program includes coursework that will help students to prepare for entry-level CompTIA certification exams in A+ and Network+. Students also prepare for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) exam in Cloud Practitioner. With further study, students may also be prepared for CompTIA Security+ and AWS Solutions Architect certifications.

This program is fully available online. Additionally, many courses in this program are also available in lecture or web-hybrid format.

Students interested in transferring to a four-year college should meet with an advisor to discuss transfer opportunities with this degree.

The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer from other institutions to this program is 45.

Career Opportunities:

Network and computer systems administrator, information technology (IT) specialist, computer user, network support specialist, computer systems analyst, junior cloud architect, and junior cloud engineer.

Transfer Options:

A complete list of all transfer opportunities can be found on the Transfer Services page

Student Learning Outcomes:

Students will

1.  Demonstrate core information technology (IT) knowledge and skills in the following areas:
     a. client computing & user support
     b. database & information management
     c. networking
     d. servers, storage & virtualization
     e. security and information assurance
2. Demonstrate foundation-level knowledge and skills in cloud fundamentals, infrastructure, services, and security.
3. Interpret and apply technical information for a wide range of audiences.
4. Demonstrate an ability to exhibit professional and ethical behavior.

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