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Cloud Computing Technologies Track - Degree

Associate in Applied Science
Computer and Information Technologies

Developmental Courses as Needed

Courses Credit Notes
RDG 20/100 3-6  
ENC 90/ENG 100 2-5  
MAT 61 4  

General Education Courses

Courses Credit Notes
ENG 101 Writing I 3  
Approved Quantitative Reasoning Course (see list below) 3-5  
Natural Sciences 3  
Social and Behavioral Sciences 3  
Heritage/Humanities 3  
GENERAL EDUCATION SUBTOTAL 15-17  

Technical Core Courses

Courses Credit Notes
CIT 105 Introduction to Computers 3 Recommended first semester
Prereq: RDG 20 or instructor consent
CIT 111 Computer Hardware and Software 4 Coreq: CIT 105 and MAT 61 or instructor consent
Recommended first semester
CIT 120 Computational Thinking 3 Prereq: MAT 85 or MAT 126 or higher or instructor consent
Prereq or Coreq: CIT 105
CIT 170 Database Design Fundamentals 3 Prereq: CIT 105 and MAT 85 or MAT 126 and instructor consent
CIT 180 Security Fundamentals 3 Prereq: CIT 160 or CIT 161 or instructor consent
CIT 160 Introduction to Networking Concepts OR
CIT 161 Introduction to Networks
4 Prereq: MAT 61 or instructor consent;
Prereq or Coreq: CIT 111 or instructor consent
Approved Level I Programming Language Courses (see list below) 3 Prereq: CIT 120
CIT 290 Internship OR
CIT 291 CIT Capstone OR
CIT 293 CIT Employability Studies
1-3 Prereq: sophomore standing in CIT
TECHNICAL CORE SUBTOTAL 24-26  

Cloud Computing Technologies Track Courses

Courses Credit Notes
Approved Cloud Computing Elective Course (see list below) 3  
CIT 227 Introduction to UNIX/Linux Administration 3 Prereq: CIT 111 and CIT 160/161 or instructor consent
CIT 262 MS Network Infrastructure 3 Prereq: CIT 111 and CIT 160/161 or instructor consent
Cloud Computing Technologies Track Course Sequence in one of the following:
  • Amazon Web Services OR
  • Data Center Technologies
(see lists below)
12-13  
CLOUD COMPUTING TECHNOLOGIES TRACK SUBTOTAL 21-22  
CLOUD COMPUTING TECHNOLOGIES DEGREE TOTAL 60-65  

Students graduating with a degree or certificate in Computer and Information Technologies may only use a course with a grade of “C” or higher (or a “P” for Pass/Fail courses) to fulfill a core or track graduation requirement. Students may not use one course to fulfill multiple requirements.

The Computer and Information Technologies department does not accept non-general education courses older than five years from returning or transfer students without consent from the program coordinator.

Cloud Computing Technologies Track Course Sequences

Amazon Web Services Sequence:

Courses Credit Notes
CIT 206 Amazon Web Services Practitioner 3 Prereq: CIT 170 and CIT 161 or CIT 160 or instructor consent
CIT 207 Amazon Web Services Architecting OR
CIT 208 AWS Systems Operations
3 Prereq: CIT 206 and CIT 167 or instructor consent
CIT 167 Switching and Routing Essentials 4 Prereq: CIT 161
Approved CIT Elective 3  
AMAZON WEB SERVICES SEQUENCE SUBTOTAL 13  

Data Center Technologies Sequence:

Courses Credit Notes
CIT 203 Introduction to Virtualization 3 Prereq: CIT 167 and CIT 214 or CIT 217 or CIT 262 or instructor consent
CIT 204 VMWare Optimize and Scale 3 Prereq: CIT 203 or instructor consent
CIT 205 Cloud Infrastructure and Services 3 Prereq: CIT 201 and CIT 203 or instructor consent
Approved Network Elective Courses (see list below) 3-4  
DATA CENTER TECHNOLOGIES SEQUENCE SUBTOTAL 12-13  

Approved Cloud Computing Courses

Courses Credit Notes
Approved Management Course (see list below) 3  
CIT 155 Web Page Development 3 Prereq: CIT 105 or instructor consent
CIT 157 Web Site Design and Production 3 Prereq: CIT 105 or instructor consent
CIT 171 SQL I 3 Prereq: CIT 120 and CIT 170 or instructor consent
CIT 201 Information Storage Management 3 Prereq: [CIT 167 and (CIT 214 or CIT 227 or CIT 262)] or instructor consent
CIT 208 AWS Systems Operations 3 Prereq: CIT 206 or instructor consent
CIT 228 Advanced UNIX/Linus Administration 3 Prereq: CIT 227
Approved Level I Programming Language Course (see list below) 3  
Approved Level II Programming Language Course (see list below) 3 Prereq: CIT 111 and CIT 160 (or CIT 161) or instructor consent
Approved Security Elective Course (see list below) 3  

Approved Network Elective Courses

Courses Credit Notes
CIT 167 Switching and Routing Essentials 4 Prereq: CIT 161 or instructor consent
CIT 212 Connecting & Scaling Networks 4 Prereq: CIT 167 or instructor consent
CIT 219 Internet Protocols 3 Prereq: CIT 160/161/ or CIT 162 or instructor consent
CIT 228 Advanced UNIX/Linux Administration 3 Prereq: CIT 227
CIT 260 Network Hardware Installation and Troubleshooting 3 Prereq: CIT 160 or instructor consent
CIT 261 MS Active Directory Services 3 Prereq: CIT 111 and CIT 160/161 or instructor consent
CIT 262 MS Network Infrastructure 3 Prereq: CIT 111 and CIT 160/161 or instructor consent
CIT 263 Advanced Microsoft Topics 3 Prereq: CIT 213 or instructor consent
CIT 264 Microsoft Server Management 3 Prereq: CIT 262 or instructor consent
CIT 267 UNIX/Linux Network Services 3 Prereq: CIT 218 or instructor consent
Other Microsoft Networking courses approved by the CIT Program Coordinator 3  

Approved Management Courses

Courses Credit Notes
BAS 200 Small Business Management 3 Prereq: BAS 160 or instructor consent
BAS 201 Customer Service Improvement Skills 3  
BAS 274 Human Resource Management 3 Prereq: BAS 160 and BAS 283 or instructor consent
BAS 283 Principles of Management 3 Prereq: BAS 160 or instructor consent
BAS 287 Supervisory Management 3  
BAS 288 Personal and Organizational Leadership 3  
MFG 256 Production Management 3  
OST 275 Office Management 3  
QMS 101 Introduction to Quality Systems 3  
Management course approved by the Program Coordinator 3  

Approved Level I Programming Language Courses

Courses Credit Notes
CIT 140 Java Script I 3 Prereq: CIT 120 and CIT 150 or 155
CIT 141 PHP I 3 Prereq: CIT 120 or instructor consent
CIT 142 C++ I 3 Prereq: CIT 120 or instructor consent
CIT 143 C# I 3 Prereq: CIT 120 or instructor consent
CIT 144 Python I 3 Prereq: CIT 120 or instructor consent
CIT 145 Perl I 3 Prereq: CIT 120 or instructor consent
CIT 146 Swift I 3 Prereq: CIT 120 or instructor consent
CIT 147 Programming I: Language 3 Prereq: CIT 120 or instructor consent
CIT 148 Visual Basic I 3 Prereq: CIT 120 or instructor consent
CIT 149 Java I 3 Prereq: CIT 120 or instructor consent
CIT 171 SQL I 3 Prereq: CIT 120 or instructor consent
University Level I programming language as approved by program coordinator 3-4  

Approved Level II Programming Language Courses

Courses Credit Notes
CIT 237 iOS Programming 3 Prereq: CIT 146
CIT 238 Android Programming 3 Prereq: CIT 149
CIT 241 PHP II 3 Prereq: CIT 141
CIT 242 C++ II 3 Prereq: CIT 142
CIT 243 C# II 3 Prereq: CIT 143
CIT 244 Python II 3 Prereq: CIT 144
CIT 247 Programing II: Language 3 Prereq: CIT 147
CIT 248 Visual Basic II 3 Prereq: CIT 148
CIT 249 Java II 3 Preeq: CIT 149
CIT 271 Java II 3 Prereq: CIT 171
University Level II programming language as approved by program coordinator 3-4  

Approved Security Elective Courses

Courses Credit Notes
CIT 284 Computer Forensics 3 Prereq: CIT 160 or instructor consent
CIT 285 MS Windows OS Security 3 Prereq: CIT 180 and (CIT 214 or CIT 262) or instructor consent
CIT 286 UNIX/Linux OS Security 3 Prereq: CIT 180 and CIT 228 or instructor consent
CIT 287 Cisco OS Security 3 Prereq: CIT 167 or CIT 212 or instructor consent

Approved Quantitative Reasoning Courses

Courses Credit Notes
MAT 126 Technical Algebra and Trigonometry 3  
MAT 146 Contemporary College Mathematics 3  
MAT 150 College Algebra 3  
MAT 155 Trigonometry 3  
MAT 160 Precalculus 3  
MAT 161 Statistics and Algebra 3  
MAT 165 Finite Mathematics and its Applications 3  
MAT 170 Brief Calculus with Applications 3  
MAT 171 Precalculus 5  
MAT 174 Calculus I 4  
MAT 175 Calculus I 5  

For a list of KCTCS general education classes in each category, go to https://catalog.kctcs.edu/academic-services/general-education-requirements/

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