CIS: Linux System Administration - Certificate

CIS: Linux System Administration - Certificate

The Certificate of Proficiency in Linux System Administration is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills in Linux programming and Linux Systems administration. The program consists of courses in Linux operating systems, system scripting, and system administration.

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Program Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to install, configure, and maintain Linux systems.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to anticipate, troubleshoot, and resolve issues that might impact the operation of a Linux based computer system.

To earn this certificate, students must complete the minimum required courses with a grade of C (or P) or better.

Core Curriculumn Courses (Required):
Code Class Units
CIS 045 Linux Essentials I (2.5 Lecture/0.5 Lab) 3.0
CIS 046 Linux Essentials II (Shell Programming) (2.5 Lecture/0.5 Lab) 3.0
CIS 047 Linux System Administration I (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) 4.0
CIS 048 Advanced Linux System Administration (2.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) 3.0

Units Required

  Units
Total Required Units 13.0
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Career/Transfer Opportunities:

Career opportunities include the following: systems analyst, Linux system administrator, and information technology systems specialist.