Cloud Computing Accelerated Second Degree (B.S.)

Cloud Computing Accelerated Second Degree (B.S.)
Cloud computing has emerged as a major computer infrastructure technology and many organizations have moved, or are planning to move, their systems from on-premise equipment to the cloud technology resulting in a large demand for IT professional with cloud knowledge and skills.

The accelerated second-degree B.S. in Cloud Computing may be completed in four semesters, or less, by students who have earned, or are taking, a bachelor’s degree, in another program. Students admitted to this program must have completed a previous baccalaureate degree, or completing one, and are considered to have met the Liberal Arts Core and possibly some prerequisite requirements as noted in the Academic Catalog.

Degree Requirements

Current Cloud Computer Accelerated Second Degree Requirements
Requirements prior to Fall 2021

Sample Degree Plan

Please note that this is a sample plan; all students must consult with an advisor in making course selections.

Semester One — Fall or Spring

  • IT 129 Python Scripting
  • IT 120 Cybersecurity Principles
  • IT 125 Web Development
  • IT 205 Computer Technology
  • IT 210 Software Engineering

Semester Two — Spring or Summer

  • IT 225 Advanced Web Development
  • IT 229 Advanced Python Scripting
  • IT 305 Computer Networking
  • IT 310 Database Technology
  • PH 305 Business Ethics or PH 313 Cyber Ethics
  • IT 315 Operating Systems and Virtualization
  • IT 321 Cloud Computing

Semester Three — Summer or Fall

  • MSC 325 Data Analytics
  • IT 355 Software Testing, Documentation, and Quality Assurance
  • IT331 On-Premise and Cloud System Administration
  • IT 370 Computer Forensics
  • IT 323 Junior IT Seminar
  • IT 433 IT Research

Semester Four — Fall or Spring

  • IT 341 Data in the Cloud
  • IT 357 Malware Analysis
  • MGT 345 Project Management
  • IT 351 Cloud Security and DevSecOps
  • IT 423 Senior IT Seminar
  • IT 489 Capstone Project