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Computer Systems Networking - Linux Server Administrator Specialization - AAS

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A Linux system administrator is responsible for maintaining the continued operational status of the Linux-based computers or networks. In some organizations, Linux powers the company's web and file servers. As part of the information technology department, Linux system administrators work closely with many different elements within the department. Duties include making adjustments on every level of the operating system and controlling the day-to-day functions of the entire network.


Prerequisite Courses

Year 1

Semester 1
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
ITSC 1307 UNIX Operating System I 3
ITSC 1425 Personal Computer Hardware 4
Semester 2
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
ITSC 1458 UNIX System Administration I 4
ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies OR
ITCC 1414 CCNA 1: Introduction to Networks 4
XXXX #3## Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Semester 3
ITSC 1319 Internet/Web Page Development OR
ITSE 1391 Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General (Linux OS Red Hat) 3
XXXX #3## Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3

Year 2

Semester 1
ITSC 1447 UNIX System Administration II 4
ITNW 1313 Computer Virtualization 3
ITSY 1342 Information Technology Security 3
XXXX #3## Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective 3
Semester 2
ITSC 2425 Advanced Linux (Capstone) 4
ITSC 1491 Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General 4
XXXX #3## Program Approved Business Elective 3
Semester 3
Total Credits 60

1. A list of electives appears in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog.

2. Consult with an advisor to select a Program Approved Business Elective.

Capstone Statement

A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

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