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2024-2025 NOVA Catalog 
    
2024-2025 NOVA Catalog

Information Systems Technology: Cloud Computing Specialization, A.A.S.

Location(s): AL, AN, LO, MA, NOL, WO


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CIP Code: 11.0103

NOVA Code: 2995 

Purpose: This curriculum is designed for those who seek employment in the field of cloud computing, for those who are presently in that field and who desire to increase their knowledge and update their skills, and for those who must augment their abilities in other fields with knowledge and skills in cloud computing.

Credit for Prior Learning: Students in this program may be eligible for credit for prior learning. See an academic advisor or counselor for further information.

Transfer Information: Transfer is not the primary purpose of an A.A.S. program, but NOVA has articulation agreements that facilitate the transfer of this and other career-oriented programs to selected senior institutions. Students interested in transfer should contact a counselor or their academic advisor early in their program.

Recommended Preparation: The student should possess a proficiency in high school English, high school algebra and geometry, and computer keyboarding skills.

Two Years


Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Information Systems Technology; Cloud Computing Specialization: 63 credits


Students in Information Technology, Computer Science, or Information Systems Technology programs must have Information Technology (ITD, ITE, ITN, ITP) and or Computer Science (CSC) courses no more than ten years old, as of the first day of the fall semester of the academic year in which they graduate, unless approved by the pathway dean.

The total of 3 credit hours of IT Electives may be selected from the following:  ITN 106 , or ITN 290 - Coordinated Internship, or ITN 295, or ENG 112 . Students should discuss ITN 295 options with their academic advisor. 

2  IT Programming elective must be chosen from the following: ITP 120 ITP 132 ITP 150 ITP 160  or ITP 225  or ITP 270 .

The CST elective must be selected from the following: CST 100 , CST 110 , CST 115 , CST 126 , CST 227 , and CST 229 .

4 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives . Electives should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet the requirements of the transfer institution.

5 See social/behavioral science courses listed under General Education Electives . Electives should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet the requirements of the transfer institution. 

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