2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    Jun 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)
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CIT 173 - Introduction to Linux

Credits: 3
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Campus/Sites Offered: Charleston, North Las Vegas, Online
Offering Note: Course is in-person in fall and spring at Charleston and North Las Vegas. Course is online in summer.

An introduction to the Linux Operating System. Topics include Linux origins, file system, user commands and utilities, graphical user interfaces, editors, manual pages and shells. Students are expected to have basic computer literacy prior to enrolling in this course.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Understand Linux basics and installation.
  2. Use the Linux desktop graphical user interfaces.
  3. Locate and use help resources.
  4. Use the management utilities to administer the system.
  5. Manage directories and files.
  6. Work with the Linux Shell and edit text files.
  7. Use the command line interface to administer the system.
  8. Understand processes, jobs, and run levels.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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