Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing

  • Degree Type Degree
  • Program outcomesEnter the workforce
  • Area of StudyEngineering & Technology
  • Total Credit Hours61

Put your head in the Cloud

The Cloud Computing Associate of Applied Science degree program introduces you to the highly in-demand field of cloud computing and computer networking.

Become part of the next wave of internet-based, information technology jobs. This career is one of the fastest growing worldwide, with no signs of slowing down. Through hands-on instruction with industry experts and practice inside state-of-the-art computer labs, you’ll gain the confidence and experience to enter this very competitive field. If you’re interested in computer networking and what it does, if you enjoy problem solving and you’re a lifelong learner, who loves keeping up with the newest technology, consider earning degree in cloud computing.

Upon completion, graduates are prepared to take appropriate certification exams, such as:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Cloud+
  • CISCO Certified Administrator (CCNA)
  • AWS Cloud Practitioner
  • AWS Solutions Architect
  • Azure Cloud Fundamentals
  • Azure Cloud Administrator
Program outcomes
  • Analyze and solve computer hardware and software problems
  • Program and configure Cisco switches and routers
  • Describe the principles and components of cloud computing

Program Curriculum

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General Education Requirements

Course ID Title Credits
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
Elective Oral Communication 3
Elective Aesthetic Sensibility 3
Elective Scientific Reasoning 4
Elective Cultural Awareness and Diversity 3

Major Requirements


Course ID Title Credits
CIS 111 Computer Science I: Programming and Concepts 3
CIS 114 Web Development and Design 3
CIS 141 Introduction to Linux 3
CIS 170 Introduction to Networks 3
CIS 171 Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials 3
CIS 151 Systems Analysis and Design 3
CIS 166 Introduction to Cloud Computing 3
CIS 158 Windows Server Adminstration and Support 3
CIS 203 Azure Cloud Fundamentals 3
CIS 204 Azure Cloud Administrator 3
CIS 205 AWS Cloud Practitioner 3
CIS 275 Network Security Fundamentals 3
CIS Electives (Choose Two) CIS 172, CIS 142, CIS 258, CIS 110, CIS 113, CIS 257, CIS 206 6

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Full-time sample course schedule

Semester 1

Course ID Title Credits
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
Elective Quantitative Reasoning 3-4
CIS 111 Computer Science I: Programming and Concepts 3
CIS 114 Web Development and Design 3
CIS 170 Introduction to Networks 3

Semester 2

Course ID Title Credits
Elective Oral Communication 3
CIS 166 Introduction to Cloud Computing 3
Elective Aesthetic Sensibility 3
CIS 171 Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials 3
CIS 158 Windows Server Administration and Support 3

Semester 3

Course ID Title Credits
Elective Scientific Reasoning 4
CIS 141 Introduction to Linux 3
CIS 203 Azure Cloud Fundamentals 3
CIS 205 AWS Cloud Practitioner 3
CIS 275 Network Security Fundamentals 3

Semester 4

Course ID Title Credits
CIS Electives: Choose Two CIS 172, CIS 142, CIS 258, CIS 110, CIS 113, CIS 257, CIS 206 6
CIS 151 Systems Analysis and Design 3
CIS 204 Azure Cloud Administrator 3
Elective Cultural Awareness and Diversity 3

Part-time sample course schedule

Semester 1

Course ID Title Credits
CIS 114 Web Development and Design 3
Elective Quantitative Reasoning 3-4

Semester 2

Course ID Title Credits
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
CIS 170 Introduction to Networks 3

Semester 3

Course ID Title Credits
CIS 166 Introduction to Cloud Computing 3
CIS 171 Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials 3
Elective Cultural Awareness and Diversity 3

Semester 4

Course ID Title Credits
Elective Oral Communication 3
CIS 158 Windows Server Administration and Support 3

Semester 5

Course ID Title Credits
CIS 111 Computer Science I: Programming and Concepts 3
CIS Elective CIS 172, CIS 142, CIS 258, CIS 110, CIS 113, CIS 257, CIS 206 3

Semester 6

Course ID Title Credits
Elective Aesthetic Sensibility 3
CIS 205 AWS Cloud Practitioner 3

Semester 7

Course ID Title Credits
CIS 141 Introduction to Linux 3
Elective Scientific Reasoning 4

Semester 8

Course ID Title Credits
CIS 275 Network Security Fundamentals 3
CIS 203 Azure Cloud Fundamentals 3
CIS Elective CIS 172, CIS 142, CIS 258, CIS 110, CIS 113, CIS 257, CIS 206 3

Semester 9

Course ID Title Credits
CIS 151 Systems Analysis and Design 3
CIS 204 Azure Cloud Administrator 3