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2018-2019 Course Catalog 
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ECT 1030 - Linux Operating System

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 2 Lab 2
Course Description: This course introduces the student to the Linux operating system. Topics include basic/intermediate commands, file/directory structure and management, file/directory security, redirection, pipes, variables and aliases. In this class, students will study the necessary core Linux concepts and practical usage in order to work effectively in this operating system environment.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): ECT 1001  with a grade of C or higher, or concurrent enrollment in ECT 1001 , or proof of current A+ certification
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Basic concepts and commands
  2. Beginning/Intermediate commands
  3. Define the Linux operating system
  4. Editing files using vi
  5. Intermediate/Advanced commands and utilities
  6. Introduction to Shell concepts and scripting.
  7. The Linux file system

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. execute and apply switches to basic commands.
  2. perform Linux system administration functions.
  3. execute basic Linux user commands.
  4. explain the Linux file system structure.
  5. utilize command line utilities.
  6. perform file editing using the vi editor.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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