IS:229 Unix/Linux I

IS:229 Unix/Linux I instructional resources; required course in the IT Help Desk/End User Support Certificate of Specialization program of study. This course introduces the Unix/Linux operating system with special emphasis on the creation, organization, and maintenance of the file system. Students are also introduced to basic installation and configuration of the operating system. Students are expected to install, maintain and troubleshoot a stand-alone Unix/Linux machine. Basic computer literacy is expected.
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Workshop and Training Material
St. Louis Community College
Project Name:
Unix, Linux, Operating System, File System, IT Help Desk

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Schnucks Markets
Industry Sector:
Information Technology -- Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services (518)
Computer and Mathematical Occupations -- Computer Support Specialists (15-1041)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (11)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
3 credit hour course
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
  • Conducting an evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • Using an approved rubric to conduct the evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • SME Quality Report is posted in Skills Commons
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Quality Matters
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers
Course Note:
Unix/Linux I / IT Help Desk/End User Support


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