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2017-2018 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cloud Computing & Virtualization Security, Cloud Security and System Virtualization Track, AAS


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Total Credits: 60

Major Number: 5856
CIP Code: 43.0116

Program Description

Cloud computing is a model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services). Cloud computing has simultaneously transformed business and government, and created new security challenges at an unprecedented pace. The development of the cloud service model delivers business-supporting technology more efficiently than ever before.
This degree educates students for the expertise, knowledge, and skills required in today’s evolving cloud computing, virtualization, and security industry. In fact, International Data Corporation (IDC) recently reported that “In 2012, more than 1.7 million jobs related to cloud computing remained unfilled worldwide. The reason for this is lack of training and certification.” Both of these issues are addressed by this degree program in Cloud Computing and Virtualization Security.

Program Prerequisites

Assessment score placement in MATH 0070  or above, or completion of MATH 0030  or MATH 0060  with a grade of C or higher, assessment score placement in ENGL 1021 , or completion of ENGL 0090  with a grade of C or higher, and assessment score placement in RDNG 1000 , or completion of RDNG 0900  or RDNG 0950  with a grade of C or higher, and successful completion of ECT 1001  with a grade of “C” or higher or proof of current A+ certification or demonstrated, relevant work experience or instructor consent.

Special Instructions

None

Program Requirements


Total Credits: 20


Total Credits: 6


Select 2 courses, minimum 6 credits


Total Credits: 24


MnTC/General Education Requirements


Goal 1: Communication


Goal 2: Critical Thinking


Fulfilled when all MnTC goals for this degree are complete.

Goal 3 and/or 4: Sciences/Math/Logical Reasoning


Minimum of 3 credits; one course from either Goal 3 and/or Goal 4. NOTE: Goal 3 courses do not have to be lab courses. Goal 4 courses must be numbered between Math 1020 and MATH 1082 , or PHIL 1041 

Total Credits: 3

Goal 5: History/Social/Behavioral Sciences


Minimum of 3 credits.

Total Credits: 3

Goal 6: Humanities/Fine Arts


Minimum of 3 credits.

Total Credits: 3

Goals 7-10: Theme Goals


Three credits in one Goal area selected from Goals 7, 8, 9 or 10 are required. Many courses from Goals 1-6 also meet Goals 7-10. One course may fulfill a maximum of two Goals. Credits count only once.

Goal 7: Human Diversity

Goal 8: Global Perspectives

Goal 9: Ethical and Civic Responsibility

Goal 10: People and the Environment

Total Credits: 16


MnTC Elective Requirements


None

Additional Elective Requirements


None

Additional Requirements


None

Program Information


General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

See Century College Policy 3.17.0.1

Program Note

None

Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships

See the Century College website for information regarding transfer.
This program is intended primarily for employment preparation rather than transfer to a four-year institution. Some courses may not transfer to a number of four-year colleges. If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals, look at programs designed for transfer, and develop a plan.

Program Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a thorough comprehension of the key principles of cloud computing and the security and privacy involved with this emerging technology.
  • Examine Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and convert logical designs into services that can be implemented in today’s Cloud environments.
  • Implement a public cloud instance using a public cloud service provider
  • Distinguish between cloud providers and third party managed service providers
  • Assess, evaluate, and apply the necessary tools to analyze an organization’s assets and verify if the cloud security and privacy implications are justifiable in implementing Cloud Computing
  • Employ the appropriate resources to model service specifications and service contracts to perform service orchestration.
  • Demonstrate effective decision making and management techniques to support the organization’s objective of growth while putting best practices into place.
  • Apply best practices for the next generation IT professional through continuous awareness for the environmental impact when developing and implementing IT systems and reap the business benefits of adopting a Green IT strategy.

Program Contact Information

Israel Alade israel.alade@century.edu 651.773.1787 Room 1743 East

Sample Plan


Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.

Total Credits: 15


Total Credits: 3


Total Credits: 15


Semester 3


Total Credits: 12


Semester 4


Total Credits: 15


Note


This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu

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