Course Descriptions

ISTM140L :  Linux Fundamentals

This course provided students with the fundamental concepts of Linux/UNIX operating systems. The course covers such topics as the Linux/UNIX file system, commands, utilities, text editing, shell programming and text processing utilities. Students learn command line syntax and features of the popular Linux/UNIX shells, including filename generation, redirection, pipes and quoting mechanisms. The course is designed to help students prepare for professional careers in the information and communication technology (ICT) field. It also helps prepare individuals seeking to pass the CompTIA Linux+ (powered by the Linux Professional Institute (LPI)) certification exam. While directed towards cyber security concepts, this class is appropriate for Web Designers, Network Technicians, Game Developers and general Computer Technicians. Individuals possessing a Linux+ certification or equivalent may apply for waiver for this class.
Participation in this class is recommended before starting second-year cyber security training. Prerequisite: RD090, WR090 and MTH020, each with a grade of "C" or better, or placement above stated course levels.
Credit Hours: 4
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