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Degree Plans - Computer Information Technology (Networking Security Awards) - UNIX System Administrator Certificate (Archived)

COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -- UNIX SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR

(Level I Certificate)

Richland only

  • 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.CIT.UNIX.RLC.09

This certificate is designed to provide a basic understanding of the duties associated with an UNIX System Administrator. Courses will assist the graduate in preparation for the Sun Certified System Administrator credential (SCSA). Students must complete the following Solaris courses in sequence: ITSC 1429, ITSC 1456, ITSC 1454, and ITSC 1452.

Prerequisites: Basic understanding of terminology and operating systems used with computers as obtained in ITSC 1401, BCIS 1405, or COSC 1401 or equivalent experiences approved by designated Information Technology personnel.

CREDIT HOURS

PREREQUISITIES

ITSE 1429 Programming Logic and Design OR 4
ITSC 1415 Project Management Software (4)
ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
8

SEMESTER I

ITSC 1429 Fundamentals of Solaris Operating Environment (SA) 4
ITSC 1456 Shell Programming (SL) 4
8

SEMESTER II

ITSC 1454 Solaris Operating Environment Systems Administrations I (SA) 4
4

SEMESTER III

ITSC 1452 Solaris Operating Environment Systems Administrations II (SA) 4
Elective Any ARTV, ITSE, ITSW, ITSC, ITNW, ITCC, ITMC, INEW, ITSY, BCIS, COSC, ARTC, IMED, ITMT, EECT, GAME, or CPMT course 3-4
7-8
Minimum Hours Required 27-28

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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