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CCL - Linux Professional

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Linux Professional program is designed to help to 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 a core of Linux classes including Linux operating system basics, System Administration, Network Administration and Network Security. These classes will help develop a student's knowledge and skill level in preparation for employment or to improve current professional skills. Objectives for a variety of industry certifications are encompassed within course and program objectives.
Major Code: 5204
Award: CCL
First Term: 4132
Total Credits: 12
Program Last Updated in MCCCD Records: Sep 6th, 2012
Prerequesites: None
Required Courses: 6 credits
CIS126DL Linux Operating System 3
CIS238DL Linux System Administration 3
Restricted Electives: 6 credits
BPC170 Computer Maintenance: A+ Exam Prep Level I 3
BPC270 Computer Maintenance: A+ Exam Prep Level II 3
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems 3
CIS197 VMware ESXI Server Enterprise 4
CIS121AH Microsoft PowerShell/Command Line Operations 3
CIS226AL Internet/Intranet Server Administration-Linux 3
CIS239DL Linux Shell Scripting 3
CIS240DL Linux Network Administration 3
CIS241DL Apache Web Server Administration (Linux/Unix) 3
CIS270 Essentials of Network and Information Security 3
CIS271DL Linux Security 3
CIS190 Introduction to Local Area Networks (3) OR
CNT140AA Cisco Networking Fundamentals (4) OR
MST140 Microsoft Networking Essentials (3) 3-4
CNT150AA Cisco Routing Protocols and Concepts 4
MST150++ Microsoft Windows (any suffixed course) 3
CIS280 Current Topics in Computing 3
CIS290++ Computer Information Systems Internship (any suffixed course) 1-3
Free Electives: None
General Education Requirement: None
General Education Core: None
First Year Composition: None
Oral Communication: None
Critical Reading: None
Mathematics: None
General Education Distributed Credits: None
Humanities and Fine Arts: None
Social and Behavioral Sciences: None
Natural Sciences: None
Program Competencies:
  1. Explain the history and nature of Open Source software. (CIS126DL)
  2. Demonstrate ability to install a variety of Linux distributions. (CIS126DL)
  3. Navigate the Linux file system hierarchy. (CIS126DL, CIS238DL)
  4. Create, manage, and delete user accounts, groups and permissions. (CIS126DL, CIS238DL)
  5. Implement a variety of troubleshooting techniques to prevent and deal with a variety of system problems including core dumps. (CIS126DL, CIS238DL)
  6. Create partitions and file systems, and will manipulate access to them through the use of mount points and automated mounting techniques. (CIS238DL)
  7. Monitor system functions and security through the use of a variety of system logs. (CIS238DL)