Computer Information Technology, Skills Certificate
Linux Professional Certification Preparation
Completion in the Linux Professional program is designed to help prepare students for a variety of industry-recognized Linux certification exams as well as provide practical hands-on skills for the work place. The program includes the core of Linux classes including Linux operating system basics, system administration, and Network+. These classes will help develop a student's knowledge and skill level in preparation for employment or to improve current professional skills.
These courses may not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or science within the universities in the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).
Students completing the certificate will:
- Obtain competencies for an entry-level Linux professional
- Be able to configure, maintain and troubleshoot a Linux network.
- Acquire skills necessary to perform system administrative tasks.
Skills Certificates provide training for entry level positions or career advancement and are designed to prepare students to take state, national and/or industry-recognized certifications or licensing exams. Skills certificates are awarded upon completion of coursework and marked on a student's transcripts at the end of the semester (Student are unable to declare intent to complete a skills certificate.) Skills Certificates are not eligible for Financial Aid.
To earn a skills certificate, students must:
- Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
- Have no financial or library obligation to the college
|CIT 173||Introduction to Linux||3|
|CIT 174||Linux System Administration||3|
|CIT 112||Network +||3|