CCA Course Listing

Cloud Services and Technologies (CCA 610, 6 Credits)
Prerequisite: DCL 600. Master the concepts underlying cloud computing, cloud services, and cloud applications. Investigate and analyze the technologies and services of the cloud services industry, and distinguish between different cloud development environments. Evaluate the risk and the legal and regulatory compliance issues associated with cloud adoption while identifying the benefits of cloud infrastructure for the organization.

Network Engineering (CCA 625, 6 Credits)
Prerequisite: CCA 610. Explore network engineering concepts, functions, applications, configurations, and hardware. Review network protocols and services that serve as the foundation to enable IT infrastructure and services. Evaluate network specifications and requirements using industry best practices and standards in designing network infrastructures to meet business needs.

Cloud Infrastructure Planning, Design, and Configurations (CCA 630, 6 Credits)
Prerequisite: CCA 625. Apply the underlying concepts, standards, and technologies of cloud computing (including virtualization, cloud data management, cloud programming models, cloud analytics applications, interoperability, and portability) to the planning, design, and configuration of a cloud infrastructure. Prepare policies and documents to plan and design a cloud infrastructure successfully, including a policy document, architecture plan, cloud deployment run book, and user training plan. Perform baseline configurations on the cloud environment to satisfy business requirements.

Cloud Computing Implementations and Migrations (CCA 640, 6 Credits)
Prerequisite: CCA 630. Implement and configure a cloud environment based on specifications. Analyze current workloads, migrate existing IT systems to the cloud, and configure new systems or services to enhance business operations. Manage the implementation of the cloud to ensure successful deployment. Configure features for elasticity, availability, and scalability using industry-standard techniques, best practices, and tools.

Capstone: Cloud Computing Orchestration (CCA 670, 6 Credits)
Prerequisite: CCA 640. Assume the role of a cloud computing architect. Implement advanced features of the cloud platform, including auditing and logging, cloud orchestration, service catalog, and cloud metering and billing. Investigate, plan, and implement these features on a specific cloud platform. Prepare a cloud portfolio report based on cloud migrations and implementations completed in the program.