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Program Information

Career Community: Business
Degree Type: A.A.S. / CERTIFICATE / A.A.S. / CERTIFICATE
Program Location: Main Campus

What is Cyber Defense A.A.S.?

EXPECTED HOURS FOR A.A.S. DEGREE: 63

What is Cyber Defense Certificate?

EXPECTED HOURS FOR CERTIFICATE: 21

What is Cloud Computing A.A.S.?

EXPECTED HOURS FOR A.A.S. DEGREE: 63

The Cloud Concentration focuses on the design, implementation, management and troubleshooting of computing platforms. Required courses prepare students to acquire, install, configure, upgrade and secure standalone, networked, mobile and cloud-based systems. Areas of emphasis include major industry cloud service providers. Required courses are A+ Hardware and Software, Microsoft Desktop Operating Systems, Windows Server I and Cloud Computing. Certifications applicable to this concentration may include CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, Linux LPIC-1 and CompTIA Cloud+ among others.

This is a technical program designed to prepare students for employment. This program is not a transfer program, although many institutions accept all or part of the coursework toward a bachelor’s degree.

What is Cloud Computing Certificate?

EXPECTED HOURS FOR CERTIFICATE: 21

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Program Outcomes for

Cloud Computing A.A.S.

Upon completion of these program, students will be able to do the following:

  • Utilize diverse disciplines to enhance communication, research, business and technology skills in the workplace.

  • Execute programming languages in the process of design and implementation while developing and maintaining software.

  • Develop effective problem-management and decision-making skills.

  • Demonstrate various networking media and connections to explain the features and capabilities of networking software.

  • Demonstrate skill and knowledge in preparation for industry-recognized certification examinations.

What Are My Options to Pay for This Degree?

Apply for financial aid at www.FAFSA.gov. A student is encouraged to apply early for financial aid and must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the FAFSA Renewal Application as soon as possible after October 1 to ensure that the Financial Aid Office receives the Institutional Student Information Record and other documents prior to the priority deadline. July 1st is the priority deadline for applying for the fall semester and December 1st for the spring semester.

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Classes You Might Take

Cyber Defense A.A.S. Degree

  • CITC 1302 – Introduction to Networking (3 credits)
  • CITC 1320 – A+ Hardware & Software (3 credits)
  • ENGL 1010 – English Composition I (3 credits)
  • Choose one (3 credits):
    • GEN 1010 – First Year Seminar (3 credits)
    • WKBL 1010 – Work-Based Learning Seminar (3 credits)
  • Choose one (3 credits):
    • Math/Natural Science Elective (3 credits)
  • CITC 1301 – Introduction to Programming and Logic (3 credits)
  • CITC 1303 – Database Concepts (3 credits)
  • CITC 1367 – Introduction to Cloud Computing (3 credits)
  • CITC 1333 – LINUX LPCI-1 (3 credits)
  • Choose one (3 credits):
    • Humanities/Fine Arts Elective (3 credits)
  • CITC 2290 – CITC Capstone (2 credits)
  • CITC 2320 – Windows Server Administration (3 credits)
  • CITC 2323 – Microsoft Network Infrastructure (3 credits)
  • CITC 2326 – Network Security (3 credits)
  • COMM 2025 – Fundamentals of Communication (3 credits)
  • Choose one (3 credits):
    • ECON 2100 – Principles of Macroeconomics (3 credits)
    • SRVL 1020 – Introduction to Service-Learning (3 credits)
  • BUSN 2385 – Project Design and Management (3 credits)
  • CITC 2337 – Active Directory (3 credits)
  • CITC 2345 – Cloud Computing (3 credits)
  • CITC 2364 – Virtualization Essentials (3 credits)
  • CITC 2399 – Co-Op/Internship I (3 credits)
  • CPED 1012 – Soft Skills in the Workforce (1 credit)

Cyber Defense Certificate

  • CITC 1302 – Introduction to Networking (3 credits)
  • CITC 1351 – Principles of Information Assurance (3 credits)
  • CITC 1333 – Linux LPIC-1 (3 credits)
  • CITC 2345 – Cloud Computing (3 credits)
  • CITC 2356 – Penetration Testing and Network Defense (3 credits)
  • CITC 2326 – Network Security (3 credits)
  • CITC 2352 – Digital Forensics (3 credits)

Cloud Computing A.A.S. Degree

  • CITC 1302 – Introduction to Networking (3 credits)
  • CITC 1320 – A+ Hardware & Software (3 credits)
  • ENGL 1010 – English Composition I (3 credits)
  • Choose one (3 credits):
    • GEN 1010 – First Year Seminar (3 credits)
    • WKBL 1010 – Work-Based Learning Seminar (3 credits)
  • Choose one (3 credits):
    • Math/Natural Science Elective (3 credits)
  • CITC 1301 – Introduction to Programming and Logic (3 credits)
  • CITC 1303 – Database Concepts (3 credits)
  • CITC 1367 – Introduction to Cloud Computing (3 credits)
  • CITC 1333 – LINUX LPCI-1 (3 credits)
  • Choose one (3 credits):
    • Humanities/Fine Arts Elective (3 credits)
  • CITC 2290 – CITC Capstone (2 credits)
  • CITC 2320 – Windows Server Administration (3 credits)
  • CITC 2323 – Microsoft Network Infrastructure (3 credits)
  • CITC 2326 – Network Security (3 credits)
  • COMM 2025 – Fundamentals of Communication (3 credits)
  • Choose one (3 credits):
    • ECON 2100 – Principles of Macroeconomics (3 credits)
    • SRVL 1020 – Introduction to Service-Learning (3 credits)
  • BUSN 2385 – Project Design and Management (3 credits)
  • CITC 2337 – Active Directory (3 credits)
  • CITC 2345 – Cloud Computing (3 credits)
  • CITC 2364 – Virtualization Essentials (3 credits)
  • CITC 2399 – Co-Op/Internship I (3 credits)
  • CPED 1012 – Soft Skills in the Workplace (1 credit)

Cloud Computing Certificate

  • CITC 1302 – Introduction to Networking (3 credits)
  • CITC 1320 – A+ Hardware & Software (3 credits)
  • CITC 1367 – Introduction to Cloud Computing (3 credits)
  • CITC 2337 – Active Directory (3 credits)
  • CITC 2345 – Cloud Computing (3 credits)
  • CITC 2320 – Windows Server I (3 credits) 
  • CITC 2326 – Network Security (3 credits)

ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), which is a leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence. ACBSP accredits business, accounting, and business-related programs at the associate, baccalaureate, master, and doctorate degree levels worldwide and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Every quality business program worldwide is accredited. Click here for public information about the program.

Business Department Mission Statement:

The business department empowers future leaders through exceptional business education, with a focus on fostering innovation, ethics, and leaderships skills. Our mission includes a commitment to continuous assessment, ensuring students acquire the knowledge and skills needed for success.

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