Feb 24, 2020
CIS 215 - Introduction to UNIX/Linux 5 Credits
Provides an overview of current and future mainstream features of the UNIX/Linux operating system. Lectures will be reinforced with examples and exercises performed on a UNIX/Linux system. The student should be familiar with computers. No previous experience with UNIX/Linux is required. May be available as hybrid or online class.
Pre-requisite(s) CIS 161 min 2.0
Designed to Serve Students enrolled in the Network Specialist, Data Recovery/Forensics Specialist, or Web/Database Developer programs. Professionals wishing to add to their technical skills.
Active Date 2015-05-28
Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Contact Hours: Lecture 44 Lab 22 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 66
A. History of Linux/UNIX
B. Operating systems
C. Linux flavors
II. UNIX Concepts
Bourne, Korn, bash
B. command syntax; man pages
C. directories and files; standard files
D. directory manipulation
III. UNIX Tools
A. vi and pico
B. grep; text manipulation
IV. Text Processing
A. text manipulation
V. UNIX Utility commands
B. mount and umount
A. use of live Linux CDs
Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate an overall understanding of the UNIX operating system.
Log on and off.
Use the UNIX file system to organize and access data.
Use UNIX tools to process data.
Use UNIX editing programs to create and modify text files.
Use the UNIX command line effectively.
Use UNIX tools to communicate with other users.
Become acquainted with system administrator tools.
Mount and unmount devices.
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