Computer Technology

Linux Professional - CCL

This program is not eligible for Financial Aid
Linux Professional
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2018 Spring
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Shared by: CG, EM, GC, GW, MC, PC, PV, SC, SM
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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Linux Professional program is designed to help prepare students for a variety of industry-recognized Linux certification exams as well as provide practical hands-on skills for the work place. The program includes a core of Linux classes including Linux operating system basics, System Administration, Network Administration and Network Security. These classes will help develop a student's knowledge and skill level in preparation for employment or to improve current professional skills. Objectives for a variety of industry certifications are encompassed within course and program objectives.

Program notes

This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid. Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

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CIS126DLLinux Operating System (3) OR
CIS126RHRed Hat System Administration I (3) 3
CIS238DLLinux System Administration (3) OR
CIS238RHRed Hat System Administration II (3) 3
Restricted Electives
BPC170A+ Exam Prep: Computer Hardware Configuration and Support 3
BPC270A+ Exam Prep: Operating System Configuration and Support 3
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems 3
CIS197VMware ESXI Server Enterprise 3
CIS121AHMicrosoft PowerShell/Command Line Operations 3
CIS226ALInternet/Intranet Server Administration-Linux 3
CIS239DLLinux Shell Scripting 3
CIS240DLLinux Network Administration 3
CIS270Essentials of Network and Information Security 3
CIS271DLLinux Security 3
CIS190Introduction to Networking (3) OR
CNT140AAIntroduction to Networks (4) OR
MST140Microsoft Networking Essentials (3) 3-4
CNT150AACisco - Routing and Switching Essentials 4
MST150++Any Microsoft Windows course 3
CIS280Current Topics in Computing 3
CIS290++Any Computer Information Systems Internship course 1-3
  1. Identify the history and nature of Open Source software. (CIS126DL)
  2. Demonstrate ability to install a variety of Linux distributions. (CIS126DL)
  3. Navigate the Linux file system hierarchy. (CIS126DL, CIS126RH, CIS238DL,CIS238RH)
  4. Create, manage, and delete user accounts, groups and permissions. (CIS126DL,CIS126RH, CIS238DL)
  5. Implement a variety of troubleshooting techniques to prevent and deal with a variety of system problems including core dumps. (CIS126DL, CIS126RH, CIS238DL, CIS238RH)
  6. Create partitions and file systems, and will manipulate access to them through the use of mount points and automated mounting techniques. (CIS238DL, CIS238RH)
  7. Monitor system functions and security through the use of a variety of system logs. (CIS126RH, CIS238DL)
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