CIS-229: UNIX System Administration

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Fall 2016
WebAdvisor Title
UNIX System Administration
Credit Hours
4.00
Contact Hours
4.00
Course Description

Covers the effective administration of a UNIX/Linux system and the knowledge and tasks required of the Linux+ certification exams. Discusses the architecture and internals of the UNIX and Linux Operating Systems along with laboratory exercises that include the installation and package management, device management, Linux file systems, files system hierarchy standards, shell scripting and data management, user interfaces and desktops, administrative tasks, essential system services, networking fundamentals, and security.

Pre-requisites
CIS-129
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
No

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Departmental Exam
Skilled Demonstration
Licensure/certifications
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 Division Office. Students must also complete a departmental exam and have proper licensure/certification.

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

CompTia Linux+ 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.