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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 90/100 3-5  
MAT 61 3  

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 level
Recommended first semester
CIT 120 Computational Thinking 3 Prereq/Coreq: CIT 105
Prereq: MAT 61 level
CIT 160 Introduction to Networking Concepts OR
CIT 161 Introduction to Networks
4 Prereq: MAT 61 level. Prereq/Coreq: CIT 111 or instructor consent
CIT 170 Database Design Fundamentals 3 Prereq: CIT 105 and MAT 61 level
CIT 180 Security Fundamentals 3 Prereq: CIT 105 and CIT 160 (or CIT 161)
Level I Programming Language 3 Prereq: CIT 120
CIT 293 CIT Employability Studies 1 Prereq: sophomore standing in CIT
TECHNICAL CORE SUBTOTAL 24  

Cloud Computing Technologies Track Courses

Courses Credit Notes
CIT 201 Information Storage Management 3 Prereq: CIT 167 and CIT 214 (or CIT 217 or CIT 262) or instructor consent
CIT 217 UNIX/Linux Administration 3 Prereq: CIT 111 and CIT 160 (or CIT 161) or instructor consent
CIT 262 MS Network Infrastructure 3 Prereq: CIT 111 and CIT 160 (or CIT 161) or instructor consent
Cloud Computing Technologies Sequence (see below) 12-13  
CLOUD COMPUTING TECHNOLOGIES TRACK SUBTOTAL 21-22  
CLOUD COMPUTING TECHNOLOGIES DEGREE TOTAL 60-63  

Students graduating with a degree or certificate in Computer and Information Technologies may only use a course with a grade of ā€œCā€ or higher (or a ā€œPā€ 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.

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 (see list below) 3-4  
DATA CENTER TECHNOLOGIES SEQUENCE SUBTOTAL 12-13  

Level I Programming Courses

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

Approved Network Elective Courses

Courses Credit Notes
CIT 167 Switching and Routing Essentials 4 Prereq: CIT 161 or instructor consent
CIT 209 Scaling Networks 4 Prereq: CIT 167 or instructor consent
CIT 212 Connecting & Scaling Networks 4 Prereq: CIT 167 or instructor consent
CIT 218 UNIX/Linux Network Infrastructure 3 Prereq: CIT 217
CIT 219 Internet Protocols 3 Prereq: CIT 160/161/ or CIT 162 or instructor consent
CIT 260 Network Hardware Installation and Troubleshooting 3 Prereq: CIT 160 (or CIT 161) or instructor consent
CIT 261 MS Active Directory Services 3 Prereq: CIT 111 and CIT 160 (or CIT 161) or instructor consent
CIT 262 MS Network Infrastructure 3 Prereq: CIT 111 and CIT 160 (or CIT 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 coordinator 3  

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 5  
MAT 175 Calculus II 5  

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

Requirements taken from the 2022-2023 KCTCS Catalog

Updated October 2021