CCL Computer System Configuration and Support, Linux
Academic Plan Code
MCCCD Program Detail
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.
Students who pursue this Certificate of Completion (CCL) should have a basic level of computer literacy including navigating the internet and computer systems or take CIS105 as indicated in the required courses. Students with the requisite skills may have the CIS105 requirement waived by permission of the Program Director.
All courses within the Required areas are not applicable if taken more than five (5) years prior to the completion of the program. Consult with an academic advisor or program director for exceptions.
The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Computer System Configuration and Support, Linux program is designed to prepare students for entry-level computer maintenance, help desk, and network technician jobs with an emphasis on Linux. The classes focus on the development of knowledge and skills in computer and network technologies including system components, installation, system configuration, peripheral devices, and notebooks. Emphasis is placed on the Linux Operating system including knowledge and skills required to install, configure and troubleshoot a Linux-based workstation. This program helps prepare students for the CompTIA A+ and Linux+ certification exams. Students who complete this program may seek employment in a variety of environments. Students can also pursue additional Certificates of Completion (CCLs) in a variety of specializations within the information technology field to deepen their knowledge and skills and help prepare them for multiple industry certification examinations. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Network and Systems Administration is also available.
What You’ll Learn
This program will help you gain the expertise needed to:
- Assess computer hardware and software using critical thinking, industry standard tools, and best practices to demonstrate proper installation, configuration, maintenance, troubleshooting, and service.
- Demonstrate proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation applications.
- Assess operating systems using critical thinking, industry standard tools, and best practices to demonstrate proper installation, configuration, maintenance, troubleshooting, and service.
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|CIS105||Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR|
|Permission of program director (0)||0-3|
|BPC170||A+ Exam Prep: Computer Hardware Configuration and Support||3|
|BPC270||A+ Exam Prep: Operating System Configuration and Support||3|
|CIS126DL||Linux Operating System (3) OR|
|CIS126RH||Red Hat System Administration I (3)||3|
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