CIS-129: Introduction to UNIX with Shell Scripting

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Intro to UNIX Shell Script
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
4 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

An intermediate-level course covering the fundamentals of the UNIX Operating System, including the file system, editor, and standard UNIX utilities. Emphasizes how the UNIX shell operates, and also presents advanced forms of utilities, regular expressions, and shell scripts.

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Departmental Exam
Skilled Demonstration
Skilled Demonstration Details

Skills-based assessment proficient score, assessment administered by the Computer Information Systems department faculty. Faculty will assess skills-based assessment based on evaluation rubric. Assessment information located in Department Office. Students must also complete a departmental exam and have proper licensure/certification.

CompTia Linux+ Certification or TestOut Linux Pro Certification
Licensure/Certification Details

CompTia Linux+ Certification OR TestOut Linux Pro Certification must be current. Department faculty will verify certification(s). Verified certifications, and the Credit for Prior College-Level Learning application will be signed, copied, and retained in the Division Office. Students must also complete a departmental exam and a skilled demonstration.

Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development: 313-845-9645,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2020 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.