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2023 - 2024 Catalog
Program: Computer Information Technology (Networking Security Awards)
Title: LINUX Skills Achievement Award

(Skills Achievement Award)

Offered on all campuses
  • 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

This award is for students who wish to learn about Linux commands, file system structure, system editors and simple shell programming. Upon completion, the student will have acquired the skills needed for employment in the networking industry as an entry-level Linux administrator. The award also provides preparatory training for those wishing to take the Linux+ or RedHat RHEL certification exam(s).

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSC 1316 Linux Installation and Configuration 3
Semester Total 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSC 2325 Advanced Linux 3
Semester Total 3
Minimum Hours Required 6

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.