2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Internet Development Technologies
Degree Plan: OS Administration Certificate

(Level 1 Certificate)

El Centro 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: C1.IDT.OS.ADMIN.17

This certificate provides training in fundamental skills 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.

Prerequisites: A working knowledge and understanding of personal computers and operating systems obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1301 or equivalent experience approved by Information Technology personnel.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
ITSC 1416 Linux Installation and Configuration OR 4
ITSC 1405 Introduction to PC Operating Systems (4)
Semester Total 8
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITNW 1408 Implementing and Supporting Client Operation Systems 4
ITSE 2409 Database Programming (4)
Semester Total 8
Course Course Title Credit Hours
EECT 1407 Convergence Technologies OR 4
ITNW 1458 Network (4)
ITMT 2405 Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure 4
Semester Total 8
Minimum Hours Required 24

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.