SLCC General Catalog

Linux System Administration CP

CTE Certificate of Proficiency
16 credits minimum

  print PDF

Program Description

A study of the Linux operating system, including desktop, server and enterprise environments. Including terminal emulation, use of system editors, basic Linux command, writing script files and introductory system management concepts.

Career Opportunities

The use of Linux is growing and increasing market share within the IT community. The future IT person will have to be aware if not familiar with Linux in a business environment.

NOTE:  This Certificate of Proficiency is eligible for financial aid if it is a part of a financial aid eligible program such as an AS or AAS degree.  Courses within the certificate may also be eligible if taken as part of a financial aid eligible program.  Please check with the Financial Aid Office to determine if the Certificate of Proficiency and classes are eligible.

Required Courses: (9 Credits)

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

CSIS 1032

Introduction to Linux

3

F,Sp

Recommended: CSIS 1030

CSIS 1132

Linux System Admin  I

3

F

Recommended: CSIS 1032

CSIS 2132

Linux System Admin  II

3

F

Recommended: CSIS 1132

 

Recommended Elective Courses: (Select 7-9 Credits)

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

CSIS 2320

Basic Computer and Network Security

3

F  

Recommended: CSIS 1132

CSIS 2330

Penetration Testing

3

Sp

Recommended: CSIS 1032 and CSIS 1200

CSIS 1030

Connected Computing

3

F, Sp

CSIS 2900

Current Topics in CSIS

1-4

Sp

 

For elective credit, a student may choose any course in the CSIS Department, or any course from any department in the School of Business or the Visual Art and Design Department.

 

Sample Schedule

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

CSIS 1032

3

CSIS 1132

3

Elective

3-6

CSIS 2132

3

 

 

Elective

4

Total

6-9

Total

10

 

 Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will become aware of Linux as a Desktop and Server option.

1 – Substantive Knowledge

  • Students will create user accounts with appropriate permissions for specific roles/types of users. 

1 – Substantive Knowledge

  • Students will remotely access their PC through desktop sharing and remote file access.

1 – Substantive Knowledge

  • Analyze a set of hardware requirements for OS solutions.

4 – Think Critically 2 – Communicate Effectively

  • Recognize the ethical considerations of utilizing technology in business.

5 – Civic Engagement and/or Working Professionally

Department Contact Info

Computer Sciences and Information Systems Division

Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Business Building (BB) 109
801-957-5150

General Information
801-957-4073

Computer Sciences and Information Systems Department

Academic Advisor
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Business Building (BB) 130A
801-957-4286

Program Faculty

Professors
Jimmy Chen
Gordon Frisbey
Susumu Kasai
Randy Koziatek
Lorna Wells
Bruce Worthen

Associate Professors
Paul Anstall
Robert Baird
Marilyn Hibbert
Philip Nielson

Assistant Professors
Zahra Atashi
Roderick Buhler
Edward Walsh

Instructors
Dan Pope
Margarethe Posch