Cloud Computing and Networking Technology

Earn a degree with diverse career paths.

Cloud Architects and Computer Network Systems Technicians link the hardware and software that comprise computer data communications networks. They install, configure and maintain cloud solutions to meet business needs and to secure systems. Cloud Architect and Network Administration positions are needed in all industries due to the ongoing movement towards cloud computing. Students are encouraged to spend additional hours of study to obtain CompTIA A+, Security +, Cisco CCNA, CyberOps Associate. Amazon Web Services Certified Solutions Architect, Cloud Practitioner.

Contact Information:

Bob Traufler, Career Advisor

Central / Mohler Campus

7:30AM - 4:00PM

Program Affiliations:

More about the program:

Cloud computing and networking technicians link the hardware and software that comprise computer data communications networks. They install, configure and maintain network components, work on client workstations, servers, domain controllers, shared printers, cables, and routers. They maintain network equipment, applications, data and user interfaces and workstations as well as troubleshoot local and wide area networks. Desktop, server and network administration positions are needed in all industries due to the ongoing movement towards computer automation. Students are encouraged to obtain Microsoft, Comptia and Cisco certifications, including A+, MCSA, MCITP, MCTS, MCDST and CCNA.  

Degrees & Certificates:

  • AAS: Cloud Computing and Networking Technology
  • AAST: Cloud Computing and Networking Technology
  • Certificate of Competency: Computer Network Support
  • Certificate of Training: IT Technician
  • CIP: 15.1202

Program Lengths:

  • AAS and AAST degree program length: 6 Quarters
  • Certificate of Competency: 3 Quarters
  • Certificate of Training: 2 Quarters

Faculty and Other Contact Information:

Dave Skeen

253.680.7352

dskeen@batestech.edu

Note: Information is accurate as of its original posting date. The college reserves the right to edit, change, or update information as needed throughout the year. Up-to-date information is available in Student Services.

  • Description:

    Plan Code: CTCCTAPT

     

    EPC: 608

    The Cloud Computing and Networking Technology (CCNT) Associate in Applied Science (AAS) represents a mix of courses that lead to various career paths. This six-quarter program prepares students for rewarding careers as cloud solutions architects, cloud administrators, computer technicians, computer network technicians, and computer domain administrators. Enrollments are in the fall and spring quarters. Most of the courses are hybrid (part onsite, part online) to engage in hands-on learning and deepen skills and knowledge via digital learning activities. Be a part of the new frontier in computing!

    Students learn:

    • Computer hardware
    • Client/server operating systems
    • Network infrastructure systems
    • Scripting
    • Security
    • Cloud architecting and administration

    Students prepare for these industry certifications:

    • Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) A+
    • CompTIA Net+
    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
    • Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)
    • Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solutions Architect
    • AWS SysOps Administrator
    • AWS Cloud Practitioner

    General Education Requirements

    And

    *Note: COLL 101 fulfills either Communications or Humanities

    **Note: Students who have previously attended college or university may qualify to opt-out of the COLL 101 requirement. Please speak with your career advisor if you believe this may be an option for you. Students opting out of the COLL 101 course must take 5 credits from each of the three distributions: Communications, Quantitative, and Sciences/Humanities

    Note: See a Career Advisor prior to choosing courses that meet general education requirements.

    Cloud Computing and Networking Technology AAS

    Course CodeCourse TitleCourse Credits
    COLL101College Success5
    INFO102IT Applications4
    INFO104IT Systems I5
    INFO118Cloud & Virtualization Technologies4
    Course CodeCourse TitleCourse Credits
    CCNT110Fundamentals of Linux4
    INFO105IT Systems II5
    INFO116Modern Desktop Support I4
    Course CodeCourse TitleCourse Credits
    CCNT120Cloud Computing4
    CCNT130Server Administration4
    CCNT140Cisco Networking Fundamentals4
    Course CodeCourse TitleCourse Credits
    CCNT150Server I4
    CCNT160Cisco Routing & Switching4
    INFO205Security I5
    Course CodeCourse TitleCourse Credits
    CCNT210Server II4
    CCNT220Cisco Enterprise Networking, Security & Automation4
    INFO206Security II5
    Course CodeCourse TitleCourse Credits
    CCNT230Cloud Administration4
    CCNT240Scripting4
    CCNT292Independent Projects4
  • Description: Plan Code: CTCCTAAS
     
    6 quarter AAST

    General Education Requirements

    Note: See a Career Advisor prior to choosing courses that meet general education requirements.

    Cloud Computing and Networking Technology AAS

    Course CodeCourse TitleCourse Credits
    INFO102IT Applications4
    INFO104IT Systems I5
    INFO118Cloud & Virtualization Technologies4
    Course CodeCourse TitleCourse Credits
    CCNT110Fundamentals of Linux4
    INFO105IT Systems II5
    INFO116Modern Desktop Support I4
    Course CodeCourse TitleCourse Credits
    CCNT120Cloud Computing4
    CCNT130Server Administration4
    CCNT140Cisco Networking Fundamentals4
    Course CodeCourse TitleCourse Credits
    CCNT150Server I4
    CCNT160Cisco Routing & Switching4
    INFO205Security I5
    Course CodeCourse TitleCourse Credits
    CCNT210Server II4
    CCNT220Cisco Enterprise Networking, Security & Automation4
    INFO206Security II5
    Course CodeCourse TitleCourse Credits
    CCNT230Cloud Administration4
    CCNT240Scripting4
    CCNT292Independent Projects4
  • Description:

    Plan Code: CTCCUC45

     

    EPC: 608

    As cloud computing continues to grow the need for qualified people to build, manage, and troubleshoot cloud environments is expected to grow as well. This three-quarter certificate program provides training in basic computing, computer networking, and cloud architecting. The courses are designed to prepare the learner for the industry-recognized Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) A+ certification, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), and Amazon Web Services Solutions Architect. Potential jobs for graduates include Computer Support Technician, Network Support Technician, and Cloud Solutions Architect. 

      

    General Education Requirements

    And

    *Note: COLL 101 fulfills either Communications or Humanities

    **Note: Students who have previously attended college or university may qualify to opt-out of the COLL 101 requirement. Please speak with your career advisor if you believe this may be an option for you. Students opting out of the COLL 101 course must take 5 credits from each of the three distributions: Communications, Quantitative, and Sciences/Humanities

    Note: See a Career Advisor prior to choosing courses that meet general education requirements.

    Required Courses

    Course CodeCourse TitleCourse Credits
    CCNT140Cisco Networking Fundamentals4
    COLL101College Success5
    INFO102IT Applications4
    INFO104IT Systems I5
    Course CodeCourse TitleCourse Credits
    CCNT160Cisco Routing & Switching4
    INFO105IT Systems II5
    INFO116Modern Desktop Support I4
    Course CodeCourse TitleCourse Credits
    CCNT120Cloud Computing4
    CCNT130Server Administration4
    CCNT220Cisco Enterprise Networking, Security & Automation4
  • Description:

    Plan Code: CTCITC20

     

    EPC: 608

    This two-quarter certificate program gives the learner the skills required for entry-level Information technology (IT) Technician jobs. Through lectures and laboratory exercises, students learn computer hardware, computer operating systems,  network/Internet communication, and computer applications. The curriculum prepares you to take the industry-recognized Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) A+ certification exam. Potential jobs include Computer Support Help Desk, Information Technology Field Technician, and Computer Network Technician.

    IT Technician Certificate of Training (26 Credits) 1
    Course CodeCourse TitleCourse Credits
    CCNT140Cisco Networking Fundamentals4
    INFO102IT Applications4
    INFO104IT Systems I5
    Course CodeCourse TitleCourse Credits
    CCNT160Cisco Routing & Switching4
    INFO105IT Systems II5
    INFO116Modern Desktop Support I4

No eligibility requirements have been provided.

Tuition and Fees

At Bates, our tuition is affordable and there are options to help make it even easier to gain an education. Federal aid is available for many of our students. Scholarships are also available through the Bates Foundation.

See if you qualify for other funding through our special funding programs with the Workforce Education office.

  • National Median Salary: $63,460
  • National Potential Annual Job Openings: 14,800

This information is based on data from O*Net, captured on June 2021.

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