Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5204N
First Term: 2018 Spring   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 12
CIP Code: 11.0901
Occupational Area: Information Technology

Instructional Council: Computer Information Systems (12)

GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 15-1143, 15-1152

Description: 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.

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester: CG, EM, GC, GW, MC, PC, PV, SC, SM

Required Courses
CIS126DL Linux Operating System (3) OR
CIS126RH Red Hat System Administration I (3) 3

+ CIS238DL Linux System Administration (3) OR
+ CIS238RH Red Hat System Administration II (3) 3
Credits: 6

Program Competencies
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)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: December 12, 2017

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.