Information Technology

Computer Science

Computer Science

Cloud Computing – Amazon Web Services

Certificate of Achievement

Prepare for a rewarding career in the growing field of Cloud computing.
Cloud computing allows for the storage, management and processing of data using internet technologies known as “the Cloud”. Cloud computing is utilized by a wide variety of organizations, including small businesses, global corporations, government agencies and not-for-profits. Services available through Cloud computing include:

  • Creation of new apps and services
  • Storage, backup and recovery of data
  • Website and blog hosting
  • Audio and video streaming
  • Delivery of software on demand
  • Analyzation of data for patterns and predictions
Prepare for Entry-Level Work in Just Two Semesters
  • In 2018, there were more than 83,000 jobs posted for occupations associated with Cloud computing in L.A. and Orange counties.
  • More than 4,800 job postings included “AWS” as a desired skill for employment
  • From 2014-2017, regional community colleges conferred, on average, 974 awards (associate degrees and certificates) annually in information technology.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to use AWS services specifically: networking, databases, file servers, and security. Design an application in an infrastructure that is scalable, pay as you go, with high availability, high reliability and in a secure environment. 


CIS 192 Introduction to Cloud Computing - 3 units
CIS 193 Database Essentials in Amazon Web Services - 3 units
CIS 194 Compute Engines in Amazon Web Services - 3 units
CIS 195 Security in Amazon Web Services - 3 units


Co Sci 401 Introduction to Computers and Their Uses - 3 units


Co Sci 434 Introduction to Oracle: SQL - 3 units


CIS 119 Programming in Python - 3 units
Co Sci 462 Programming in JavaScript - 3 units
Co Sci 453 A+ Certification Preparation - 3 units
Co Sci 487 Network+ Certification Preparation - 3 units
Co Sci 407 Introduction to Programming Logic and Design - 3 units
Total Units: 18
Registration for fall 2019 is now open. New students must complete the online application. For more information about this program, please contact

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