Linux Fundamentals

Computer Information Systems (CIS)
Course Designator
Academic Dean
Dean of Business and Professional Studies
Last Offered
Official Course Description

CIS.255 is designed to provide students an entry point for learning the fundamentals of the Linux operating system. Students will develop a working knowledge of Linux as an operating system, basic open source concepts, how Linux is used and the basics of the Linux command line. Students will develop fundamental skills for set up, configuration, and troubleshooting Linux PCs. This course will align with the objectives of the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Linux Essentials Professional Development Certificate exam. Prerequisites: CIS.140 and CIS.155

Upcoming Offerings

Below is a list of the planned CIS.255 course section for this semester and near future. The seat availability shown below is not updated in real time and may be out of date. Please keep in mind that course sections may be cancelled, changed, or otherwise altered before the course section start date.

2020 Fall (August-December)1 course section

Section NameSynonymLocationMeeting InfoInstructorSeats AvailableAcademic CreditsBilling CreditsAdditional Info
Section Name
Internet Offering
Meeting Info
August 31 December 18
Online Course
Chris Goffnett
Seats Available
24 of 30
Academic Credits
Billing Credits
Additional Info
Buy books