2020-2021 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Aug 16, 2022  
2020-2021 College Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cloud Computing, CSC

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PURPOSE:  This one-year program leads to entry-level employment opportunities in the cloud computing field. This program prepares students to master the foundational goals of cloud computing knowledge and skills and to recognize best practices, analyze and evaluate cloud solutions. Students need to be introduced to the basic topics of installing and configuring virtual servers, using cloud for storage, design and secure cloud networks, and virtualization core topics in order to be well prepared and successful in all areas of IT including cloud computing.

CREDENTIALS:  A Career Studies Certificate (CSC) is a program of study typically less than one year in length with a major in a career-technical area. Students receiving a CSC intend to pursue immediate employment.  Many courses in this program provide preparation for industry certifications. Select the course details to locate certification information. 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. New students should visit their faculty advisor for more information.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES: By the completion of this program, students will be expected to demonstrate an introductory level of competency in the following skills:

  1. Describe the major characteristics of a cloud computing environment.
  2. Apply current technical tools and methodologies to create cloud solutions
  3. Distinguish the roles and boundaries between a cloud provider and cloud consumer.
  4. Evaluate cloud computing trends, practices, and products.
  5. Define cloud security threats and vulnerabilities.
  6. Design secure cloud information systems.
  7. Define and distinguish between cloud infrastructure mechanisms such as virtual servers,
    storage, usage and monitoring.

Total Minimum Credits to Complete: 25


ITE 290 represents a one-credit internship that will focus on student’s particular track. Students must have completed all coursework or be concurrently completing coursework in present semester for graduation with advisor’s approval.

All information technology courses must be completed within 5 years of student’s intended graduation date.

Credit for prior certifications may be granted. See faculty advisor for details.

Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report in MyTyler-SIS.

Courses noted as Fall only or Spring only are based on historical trends and current planning and may change without notice.

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