Cloud Foundations

CERT - Occupational Certificate

Provides students with the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Optimizing the use of AWS Cloud through the development of an understanding of AWS services, best practices, and how they fit into cloud-based solutions.

Program Purpose

To prepare students for AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Certification.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the benefits of cloud computer for business and describe the economic advantages of cloud computing.
  • Select services using the AWS Management Console and choose among AWS storage options to meet performance requirements.
  • Create Virtual Private Clouds on AWS.
  • Use Elastic Load Balancing (EBL) to scale services and manage Identity and Access Management (IAM) to limit access and maintain security.
  • Formulate decisions based on recommended architectural principles and best practices, evaluate AWS compute and networking options, and examine alternative support options and features.

Program Map

Recommended Program Map / Program Requirements

The recommended plan below meets the requirements to complete this program.  For official requirements, visit the AWC Catalog. If the recommended classes listed below don’t fit your schedule or interests, you can take alternate classes. 

To get started on your personalized Academic Plan, visit the Academic Planning page or schedule an appointment to meet with an advisor.

One Semester

Course Course Title Credits Area
PIT 130 Amazon Web Services Academy Cloud Foundations 2 Major Requirement
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