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2019-2020 NOVA Catalog 
2019-2020 NOVA Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

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CIP Code: 11.0101
NOVA Code: 2995 

Offered through AL, LO, MA

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: 63 credits

IT courses used for this program may not be more than 10 years old, unless approved by academic dean.

1 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives . Recommended electives include ECO 201 , ECO 202 , HIS 101 , HIS 102  or HIS 112 .

2 Humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives . Recommended electives include ART 101 , ART 102 , CST 151  or MUS 121 .

3 IT Programming elective must be chosen from the following: ITP 112 , ITP 120 , ITP 130 , ITP 132 , ITP 136 , ITP 225  or ITP 195 (Introduction to Python)

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

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

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