The Cloud Applications Solutions Upper Division certificate equips students with a strong understanding of cloud computing skills. Based on numerous case studies, labs, and online resources, students will utilize state-of-the-art and latest tools and methodologies to learn about cloud solutions. Upon completion, students will evaluate cloud computing trends, recognize best practices, and analyze and evaluate possible cloud solutions.
The curriculum focuses on the fundamentals of building information technology infrastructure on a cloud platform. It also centers on cloud services management for building, deploying, and maintaining various cloud models and techniques for developing applications that ensure the cloud’s availability, security, performance, and scalability, creating and using big data analytical environments.
The Cloud Applications Solutions Upper Division certificate consists of 300 and 400-level courses. The certificate is open to BSU Computer Science majors, undergraduate majors at BSU interested in acquiring cloud computing skills, and any professionals outside of BSU who want to reskill.
The prerequisites or equivalent needed for the Cybersecurity Certificate program for students coming in from outside the Computer Science major are:
1. COSC 112 Computer Science I (4 credits)
2. COSC 113 Computer Science II (4 credits)
3. COSC 214 Data Structures and Algorithms (4 credits)
A student with programming experience may request a waiver of the COSC 112,113, and 214.