|Course||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|CIS 260||Introduction to UNIX||(3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.|
This course is designed for students pursuing careers in computer information systems or who are currently working in industry. This is an introductory course that provides an overview of the UNIX operating system. A hands-on approach to common, everyday UNIX applications is used. Topics discussed: the UNIX operating philosophy, basic UNIX commands and terminology, UNIX utilities and an introduction to shell programming.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- Explore the characteristics of the UNIX operating system.
- Demonstrate the basic UNIX file system.
- Demonstrate basic UNIX commands.
- Investigate the UNIX operating system.
- Modify UNIX files and directories.
- Construct various shell scripts.
- Change UNIX system security.
- Determine administrative tasks involved in running a UNIX system.
- Examine UNIX Administration through configuration utilities.
Note: This course may not be offered every semester.
Please check the CIS section of the current course schedule for availability.