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Marketable Skills Achievement Award, Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC), Level 1 CE

This marketable skills award prepares students for the LPIC-1 Certification and the LinuxPlus certification exams.  These are nationally recognized and high-demand certifications.  Students will learn to setup, configure, maintain, and manage Linux and UNIX-based networks.  Upon completion of study, students will learn how to operate from the command-line environment on a Linux or Unix platform and manage and administer networks utilizing Linux networked operating system.  Students will learn to configure the Apache Web Server, share filies utilizing NFS, setup and support Windows clients with SAMBA, and provide DNS and DHCP services with Linux.  Students will also learn to create IPTABLES to provide firewall services on the Linux server/workstation level.

Marketable Skills Achievement Awards are embedded into A.A.S and/or Certificate program plans.  Upon completion of the series of courses, contact your Workforce Faculty Program Coordinator to ensure that your award is included on your transcript and receive advising regarding the benefits of continued training to pursue the Certificate of A.A.S.

 


Semester I

ITCC 1001 - Cisco Exploration 1 - Network Fundamentals
A course introducing the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet. Describes the use of OSI and TCP layered models to examine the nature and roles of protocols and services at the applications, network, data link, and physical layers. Covers the principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations. Build simple LAN topologies by applying basic principles of cabling; perform basic configurations of network devices, including routers and switches; and implementing IP addressing schemes. Basic computer skills are required.

Select 1 from the following:

ITSC 1007 - Unix Operating System I
Prerequisites: SAC: ITSC 1005

A study of the UNIX operating system including multi-user concepts, terminal emulation, use of system editor, basic UNIX commands, and writing script files. Includes introductory system management concepts.
 

ITSC 1016 - Linux Installation and Configuration
Introduction to Linux operating system. Includes Linux installation, basic administration, utilities and commands, upgrading, networking, security, and application installation. Emphasizes hands-on setup, administration, and management of Linux. Basic computer skills are required as well as an introductory operating systems course such as ITSC 1005 .

 


Semester II

ITSC 2025 - Advanced Linux
Provides instruction in Advance Open-source Linux operating system. Develops LDAP directory services to all your clients, support users remotely, installing and configuring network services.

CE Contact Persons

Anthony Andrade
CE Program Manager
Phone: 210.486.4442
Email: gandrade5@alamo.edu 

Yvonne Haynes
CE Program Manager
Phone: 210.486.4407
Email: yhaynes@alamo.edu 

Angelica Esparza
CE Administrative Services Specialist
Phone: 210.486.4406
Email: aesparza32@alamo.edu 

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