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Linux/UNIX Systems (CTLUX)



This certificate helps prepare students to complete the Linux+ and LPIC-1 industry certificates. Linux is a popular web server, file server and database hosting platform and is commonly used in everything from mobile computing devices to large scale data center environments and supercomputers.


Eastern Michigan University, BS degree.

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Admissions Requirements

Completion of a CIS (above CIS 100), CPS, or CSS course, or permission of instructor.

Contact Information

Business/Computer Technologies
Computer Instruction Dept
Michael Galea
Philip Geyer


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Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Minimum Credits
CIS 121 Linux/UNIX I: Fundamentals 4
CIS 206 Linux/UNIX II: Basic System Administration, Networking, and Security 4
CIS 208 Linux/UNIX III: Intermediate System Administration, Networking, and Security 4
CIS 221 Linux/UNIX Programming and Scripting I 4
Total 16
Total Credits Required


The following sequence of courses is recommended. Please check course descriptions for pre and co-requisites:

CIS 121

CIS 206
CIS 208
CIS 221

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