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Information Technology – Data Center Management (ITDCO)

Award: Associate in applied science degree

Program location: Fort Omaha Campus, Fremont Area Center, Online

Data centers are a critical part of today’s data processing world. This degree familiarizes students with the physical components, design, management, support, and operations of a data center. Students learn about the data center infrastructure, creating a server environment to meet specific needs, and daily operations of data center activities.

Graduation Requirements

General education

27.0–27.5

Major requirements

32.0

Option requirements

45.0

Total credit hours required

104.0–104.5

General education requirements

See General education requirements for Information Technology

Major requirements for Information Technology

See Major requirements for Information Technology

Option requirements for Information Technology – Data Center Management (45.0 credit hrs.)

Courses

INFO 1009Introduction to Cloud ComputingONLINE

4.5

INFO 1401Introduction to Data Center ManagementONLINE

4.5

INFO 1411IT Troubleshooting and RecoveryONLINE

4.5

INFO 1421Cloud Infrastructure and Services Monitoring

4.5

INFO 1431Data Center Physical DesignONLINE

4.5

INFO 2351Introduction to XMLONLINEHYBRID

4.5

INFO 2362Building Secure EnvironmentsONLINE

4.5

INFO 2401Applied Data Center Management

4.5

INFO 2808Boundary ProtectionONLINE

4.5

INFO 2990Data Center Management InternshipONLINE

4.5

INFO 1421: Additional prerequisite(s) may be required.

Curriculum Plan

Below is a suggested guide for students planning careers in data center management after two years of full-time study.

First Year

First quarter

English level I

4.5

INFO 1001Information Systems and LiteracyONLINEHYBRID

4.5

INFO 1003Introduction to Computer ProgrammingONLINEHYBRID

5.0

Total Credit Hours:14.0

Second quarter

INFO 1002Introduction to Information TechnologyONLINEHYBRID

4.5

INFO 1110Windows Operating Systems IONLINEHYBRID

4.5

INFO 1620Introduction to Database DesignONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Third quarter

English level II

4.5

INFO 1023Networking EssentialsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

INFO 1401Introduction to Data Center ManagementONLINE

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Fourth quarter

INFO 1009Introduction to Cloud ComputingONLINE

4.5

HMRL 1010Human Relations SkillsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

INFO 1311Web Page CreationONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Second Year

Fifth quarter

INFO 1111Linux Operating Systems IONLINE

4.5

INFO 1411IT Troubleshooting and RecoveryONLINE

4.5

INFO 2351Introduction to XMLONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Sixth quarter

INFO 1421Cloud Infrastructure and Services Monitoring

4.5

INFO 2362Building Secure EnvironmentsONLINE

4.5

MATH Elective

4.5-5.0

Total Credit Hours:13.5-14.0

Seventh quarter

INFO 1431Data Center Physical DesignONLINE

4.5

INFO 2401Applied Data Center Management

4.5

INFO 2808Boundary ProtectionONLINE

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Eighth quarter

INFO 2990Data Center Management InternshipONLINE

4.5

Humanities/social science elective

4.5

Total Credit Hours:9.0

The degree option is an area of interest within a program. Although students may complete single or multiple options within this program, only the major degree is awarded.