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2021-22 Catalog 
2021-22 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Windows/Unix/Linux and Network Virtualization

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Program Description

Students learn the foundation skills for installing operating systems, network design, Managing and troubleshooting Unix and Linux operating systems and network virtualization.  Each of these topics plays a key role in keeping information safe.  Students learn operating system vulnerabilities, network security issues and how to create virtual machines and how this impacts the management of a network. They are also exposed to hypervisors and basic cloud technology. The main focus of this program is to deliver the necessary skills to manage and troubleshoot Network problems associate with Windows and Unix/Linux systems.

Learning Outcomes

  • Install Windows OS, Unix OS and Linux OS
  • Explain  IP addressing manage IP routed network
  • Create and manage virtual machines 
  • Explain and identify computer hardware              
  • Manage and troubleshoot switched network
  • Administrating, managing and troubleshooting various operating systems including Windows and Linux
  • Design secure networks with VLAN


Important Notes

  • This information does not substitute for meeting with a faculty adviser.
  • Students must achieve a minimum grade of 2.0 in each core class.
  • AAS degree programs emphasize preparation in specific job skills required for entry-level employment.
  • Not all classes are offered every quarter or at night.

Specific Requirements

Total Program Credits: 50 Credits

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