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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5331N
Effective Term: 2022 Fall   

Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 3-9
CIP Code: 11.0902

Instructional Council: Computer Information Systems (12)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: Upon completion of this certificate, students may pursue a career as an:
15-1299.00 Computer Occupations, All Other


Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Specialist builds the requisite knowledge and skills to perform core Amazon Web Services (AWS) services in a manner that is based on compute, data, security and requirements as well as AWS best practices. Students select a specialization in either Developer or SysOps. Developer focuses on developing, deploying and debugging cloud based applications using AWS. SysOps focuses on deploying, managing and operating scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems on AWS.

Students will have hands-on opportunities to manage cloud systems/architectures for real world-scenarios. Students with the requisite prior 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 industry-standard certification as either AWS Certified Developer - Associate or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate based on their emphasis.




Required Courses
CLD110 Amazon Web Services Cloud Foundations (3) OR
AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification (0) OR
Permission of Program Director (0) 0-3

+ CLD120 Amazon Web Services Cloud Architect Associate (3) OR
AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate certification (0) OR
Permission of Program Director (0) 0-3


Complete all courses in the specialization below that best aligns with your academic and professional goals. Consult with an academic, faculty, or program advisor.

Specialization 1: AWS Certified Developer - Associate
+CLD130 Amazon Web Services Cloud Developing 3

Specialization 2: AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate
+ CLD140 Amazon Web Services Cloud Operations 3
Credits: 3-9

Learning Outcomes
1. Integrate Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud technologies and services to transform IT Systems. (CLD110, CLD120, CLD130, CLD140)
2. Configure AWS cloud systems for high availability, fault tolerance, and scalability. (CLD110, CLD120, CLD140)
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, CLD140)
5. Configure storage, compute, database, networking resources and troubleshoot to improve performance and evaluate metrics for applications. (CLD110, CLD120, CLD140)
6. Develop, deploy and debug cloud based applications using AWS. (CLD130)
7. Deploy, manage and operate scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems on AWS. (CLD140)
+ 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.





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