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, user interfaces and desktops, administrative tasks, essential system services, networking fundamentals, and security.
Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
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 OR another well-recognized, professional-level Linux industry certification. Certification must be current and verified by department faculty. Verified certification, and the Credit for Prior College-Level Learning application will be signed, copied, and retained in the School of BEPD Office. Students must also complete a departmental exam and a skilled demonstration.