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2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Computer Information Technology (Networking Security Awards)
Degree Plan: LINUX/Open Source Skills Achievement Award

(Skills Achievement Award)

Brookhaven campus only

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

Degree Plan Code: SA.CIT.LINUX.OPEN

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

Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1301 or equivalent experience approved by designated personnel.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSC 1416 Linux Installation and Configuration 4
Semester Total 4
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSC 2425 Advanced Linux OR 4
ITNW 2454 Internet/Intranet Server (4)
Semester Total 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.