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Computer Information Systems

UNIX Certificate*
10 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0154

Courses for a Certificate:

Credit Hours

CIS 118 Introduction to the UNIX Operating System


CIS 218 Advanced Operating Systems Using UNIX


CIS 228 UNIX Administration


CIS 238 or CNS 238 UNIX Network Services Administration


Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate:



*Prior to pursuing this certificate, it is strongly recommended that the student has successfully completed CIS 101 (or CIS 103), CIS 116, CNS 105 and CNS 195, or possesses equivalent knowledge. Credits earned in these courses are not applicable to this certificate.


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