2021-2022 College Catalog

AWS Cloud Solutions Specialist

AWS Cloud Solutions Specialist TCC (Major Code: AA91)

Program Description

Students acquire Cloud computing skills in the Amazon Web Services Environment through hands-on practical experience and can prepare for AWS Certifications including Cloud Practitioner, Solutions Architect Associate, and Developer Associate.

This program is currently pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Career Information

Occupation

Computer Systems Analysts, Other Computer Occupations, Entry-level Software Developers

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 50% nationally and 52% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $45,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Program Contact Information

Peter Ejindu

Program Coordinator, Computer Information Systems

Academic Building C2310A

404-225-4538

pejindu@atlantatech.edu

Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 2 Terms
Credit Hours: 16
Estimated Program Cost: $3,084

Course Outline

 

Occupational Courses (16 Credits)

CIST 2480AWS Cloud Foundations

4

CIST 2481AWS Cloud Architecting

4

CIST 2482AWS Cloud Developing

4

CIST XXXXCloud Elective

4

Total Credit Hours:16

Total Credit Hours: 16

 

Program Outcomes

1. Graduates will be able to develop an understanding of basic cloud computing concepts.
2. Graduates will be able to understand the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on AWS.
3. Graduates will be able to develop applications with the AWS SDK using industry best practices.
4. Graduates will be able to troubleshoot various scenarios and automate deployments of networks and systems on AWS.