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Degree Plans - Internet Development Technologies - OS Administration Certificate (Archived)

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  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.IDT.OS/ADMIN.08

This certificate provides training in the fundamental topics required for Operating System (OS) deployment, administration, and maintenance. Areas of study include Open Source, Microsoft, Oracle, IIS and Apache Web Servers, networking, and programming topics.

Graduates will be prepared for challenging positions in systems administration, systems engineering, network administration, and/or field service.

Prerequisites: A working knowledge and understanding of personal computers and operating systems obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1300 or equivalent experience approved by Information Technology personnel.



ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies OR 4
EECT 1407 Convergence Technologies OR (4)
ITNW 1458 Network+ (4)
ITSC 1407 UNIX Operating System I OR 4
ITSC 1416 Linux Installation and Configuration OR (4)
ITSC 1405 Introduction to PC Operating Systems (4)


ITMT 1400 Implementing and Supporting Microsoft Windows XP Professional OR 4
ITNW 1408 Implementing and Supporting Client Operation Systems (4)
ITMT 1440 Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enviroment 4


ITSE 1345 Introduction to Oracle SQL OR 3
ITSE 1445 Introduction to Oracle SQL (4)
ITSE 2356 Oracle Database Administration I OR 3
ITSE 2456 Oracle Database Administration I (4)
ITNW 2454 Internet/Intranet Server 4
Minimum Required Hours 26-28

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