Apr 14, 2021  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 

Linux System Administration: CP (CTE)

Certificate of Proficiency | 16 credits minimum

Computer Sciences and Information Systems Division
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
BB 112, (801) 957-5150
General Information (801) 957-4073
Program Website
Academic and Career Advising
CSIS Academic Advisor BB 226

Program Faculty
See program website

Program Description
A study of the Linux operating system, including desktop, server and enterprise environments. Including terminal emulation, use of system editors, basic Linux command, writing script files and introductory system management concepts.

Career Opportunities
The use of Linux is growing and increasing market share within the IT community. The future IT person will have to be aware if not familiar with Linux in a business environment.

NOTE: This Certificate of Proficiency is eligible for financial aid if it is a part of a financial aid eligible program such as an AS or AAS degree. Courses within the certificate may also be eligible if taken as part of a financial aid eligible program. Please check with the Financial Aid Office to determine if the Certificate of Proficiency and classes are eligible.

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically & creatively
5 - Become a community engaged learner
6 - Work in professional & constructive manner
7 - Develop computer & information literacy
Students will become aware of Linux as a Desktop and Server option. 1 - Substantive Knowledge
Students will create user accounts with appropriate permissions for specific roles/types of users. 1 - Substantive Knowledge
Students will remotely access their PC through desktop sharing and remote file access. 1 - Substantive Knowledge
Analyze a set of hardware requirements for OS solutions. 4 - Think Critically 2 - Communicate Effectively
Recognize the ethical considerations of utilizing technology in business. 5 - Civic Engagement and/or Working Professionally


Elective Credit

For elective credit, a student may choose any course in the CSIS Department, or any course from any department in the School of Business or the Visual Art and Design Department.

Sample Schedule

Fall Semester

Total: 6-9

Total: 10