Linux/UNIX Administration

This three-semester certificate program is career-oriented and consists of six core courses using RedHat Linux that will provide the student with a general working knowledge of the Linux/UNIX Operating System and the skill to handle the software used by the system. The goal of this certificate program is to enhance the student’s computer skills with a general, practical background in RedHat Linux/UNIX to become a Linux/UNIX Administrator.   Apply & Register Program Details

This three-semester certificate program is career-oriented and consists of six core courses using RedHat Linux that will provide the student with a general working knowledge of the Linux/UNIX Operating System and the skill to handle the software used by the system. The goal of this certificate program is to enhance the student’s computer skills with a general, practical background in RedHat Linux/UNIX to become a Linux/UNIX Administrator.

 


Area of Interest:
Computer Studies
Degree/Certificate:
Certificate of Achievement

This curriculum is currently in the process of being updated. For the up-to-date curriculum, please view our 2020 Academic Program Guide.

Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
CIS-181 Linux/UNIX Essentials 3
CST-102 Introduction to Networking 3
CSC-171 Introduction to Python 3
    9
First Year / Second Semester
CIS-285 Linux/UNIX Networking and Security1 3
CIS-288 Linux Administration1 3
CIS-289 Linux Systems and Services1 3
    9
  Total Minimum Credits 18
1Prerequisite: CIS-181, CST-102 and CSC-171

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of popular versions of Linux and UNIX operating systems, commands, VI editor, processes, kernel structures and tables, and associated shells.
  2. Use Python to write scripts to perform tasks.
  3. Install, configure, and manage a Linux server and relevant services and applications.
  4. Perform duties as a junior Linux System Administrator in managing users and groups, monitoring processes and permissions, performing backup and recovery, and evaluating basic security concepts.
  5. Demonstrate a strong understanding of Linux system administration by passing a CompTIA Linux+ Certification testwhich is a recognized credential for IT professionals.

Employment Opportunities

  • Commercial data processing
  • Database servers
  • Engineering, scientific, and high function graphics
  • Help desk support
  • Junior systems administration

Contact Person

Professor Bernadette Carlin, Coordinator
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4423
email: bcarlin@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

11.9999

Program Code

UNX.CA