2015 - 2016 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Computer Information Technology (Networking Security Awards)
Degree Plan: UNIX/Open Source Skills Achievement Award

(Skills Achievement Award)

Brookhaven 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: SA.CIT.UNIX.OPEN.08

This sequence is for students interested in learning the UNIX Operating System up to an intermediate level and the basics of Open Source software. UNIX topics covered include UNIX commands, file system structure, system editors and simple shell programming. Open Source topics include LINUX installation and configuration and Apache installation, configuration and utilization.

Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by designated personnel.



ITSC 1407 UNIX Operating System I OR 4
ITSC 1416 Linux Installation and Configuration (4)


ITSC 2437 UNIX Operating System II OR 4
ITNW 2454 Internet/Intranet Server (4)
Minimum Hours Required 8

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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