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Major: 5330N
Effective Term: 2021 Spring   

Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 3-6
CIP Code: 11.0902

Instructional Council: Computer Information Systems
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: Upon completion of this certificate, students may pursue a career as:
15-1299.00 Computer Occupations, All Other

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Associate builds the knowledge and skills to design, plan, and implement a cloud solution architecture. Students will be introduced to concepts and hands-on opportunities to manage cloud systems/architectures for real world-applications. Students with the requisite experience in the field who complete this CCL can pursue employment in a variety of information technology jobs. This CCL also helps to prepare students for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate examination, which is the second level of the AWS certifications.

Learning Outcomes
1. Integrate Amazon Web Services cloud technologies and services to transform IT Systems. (CLD110, CLD120)
2. Configure Amazon Web Services cloud systems for high availability, fault tolerance, and scalability. (CLD110, CLD120)
3. Utilize the appropriate tools and services to provide multi-layered security for content in the cloud. (CLD110, CLD120)
4. Design well-architected cloud solutions to meet business needs. (CLD110, CLD120)
5. Configure storage, compute, database, networking resources and troubleshoot to improve performance and evaluate metrics for applications. (CLD110, CLD120)
Program Notes
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
This Certificate of Completion (CCL) is intended for industry professionals with the requisite experience such as database, Linux, information security, networking, programming, and DevOps who are interested in expanding their knowledge in the area of cloud computing to enhance their employment opportunities. Speak to a program director for additional information.

Courses within any of the following prefixes must be taken within five (5) years prior to completion of the program to be applied toward this award: BPC, CIS, CLD, CNT, ITS, and MST.

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

Required Courses
CLD110 Amazon Web Services Cloud Foundations (3)
Certificate of Completion in Amazon Web Services Cloud Practitioner (5141N) (3)
AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification badge (0)
Permission of Program Director (0) 0-3
(CCL/5141N is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.)

+ CLD120 Amazon Web Services Cloud Architect Associate 3
Credits: 3-6

+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: June 22, 2021

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.