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Blinn College • Bryan • Business and Technology • Comp Network Admin - ITSC


Linux Install and Config ITSC-1316

  • Spring 2018
  • Section 370 CRN-24175
  • 3 Credits
  • 01/16/2018 to 05/10/2018
  • Modified 01/16/2018

Meeting Times


Lecture/Lab

  • Tuesday, Thursday, 12:00 PM to 1:50 PM, Bryan Campus, F241

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Q Drop Date - April 30

Final Exam - Thursday, May 10, 10:15 AM - 12:30 PM

Contact Information


Instructor: Mrs. Carol Wiggins

  • Email: [email protected]
  • Office: Brenham: BULL 104 and Bryan: F247
  • Phone: 979-830-4295
  • Website: www.bilnn.edu

Office Hours:  Please call 979-830-4295,  979-398-2455, or email [email protected] to schedule as appointment outside of my posted office hours.

 

Posted Office Hours

BULL 104:

Monday/Wednesday   11:00 - 11:30 am

F247:

Tuesday/Thursday   11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Description


Introduction to Linux operating system.  Includes Linux installation, basic administration, utilities and commands, upgrading, networking, security, and application installation.  Emphasizes hands-on setup, administration, and management of Linux.

3 lecture hours and 1 lab hour per week; 64 total contact hours.  Credit: 3 semester hours.

Requisites

Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in ITNW 1325 and ITSC 1325 or approval of the Dean or designee

Core Curriculum Statement


This course is not a core curriculum course.

Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this course, students will:

  1. Install, administer, and manage a Linux system.
  2. Demonstrate proficiency with Linux utilities, commands, and applications.
  3. Identify and resolve security-based issues.
  4. Integrate a Linux system into an existing network.

Materials


Red Hat System Administration I (RH124)

  • Publisher: Red Hat Academy
  • Availability: Online
  • Price: $50.00 each

You must register online to purchase the book.  Register at https://www.gilmore.ca/RedHat/RegisterUser.aspx?748c830e9d0642873353e40b2f4b9ea7

Red Hat System Administration II (RH134)

  • Publisher: Red Hat Academy
  • Availability: Online
  • Price: $50.00

You must register online to purchase the book.  Register at https://www.gilmore.ca/RedHat/RegisterUser.aspx?748c830e9d0642873353e40b2f4b9ea7

Course Requirements


Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) Exam - Optional

Transfers to BAAS degree at SHSU.

Transfers to BAS-IT degree at UHCL.

Evaluation


Criteria

Types of evaluations and related weights
Type Weight Topic Notes
Exams 15%

 Two major exams

Labs 40%

Daily labs

Quizzes 20%

Quizzes periodically given

Class Participation 10%

Daily contributions to discussion and labs

Final Exam 15%

Comprehensive Final

Blinn College Policies


All policies, guidelines, and procedures in the Blinn College CatalogBlinn College Board Policies, and the Blinn College Administrative Procedures Manual are applicable to this course.

Specific information on civility, attendance, add/drop, scholastic integrity, students with disabilities, final grade appeal, alternative retailers, and campus carry.

Notice of any action taken under these protocol and procedures, by Blinn College or its employees, may be delivered by hand, through the U.S. Postal Service, or electronically to the student’s BlinnBuc e-mail account. Notice shall be deemed received upon actual receipt, on deposit in the U.S. Mail, or upon entering the information processing system used by Blinn College for BlinnBuc e-mail accounts, whichever first occurs.

Course Policies


Exam Review Procedures

Deadlines for Assignments and Labs

Reading and Research

Lab Hours and Decorum

Removable Hard Drives

Professional Disclaimer

Learning Activities

Schedule


The instructor reserves the right to make adjustments as necessary to enhance achievement of Student Learning Outcomes.

Week One

Meeting Details

Contact Hrs

1/16

Class Intro, RH124 Ch 1

4

1/18

RH124 Ch 2

Week Two

Meeting Details

 

1/23

RH124 Ch 3

4

1/25

RH124 Ch 4

Week Three

Week 3 Meeting Details

 

1/30

RH124 Ch 5

4

2/1

RH124 Ch 6

Week Four

Week 4 Meeting Details

 

2/6

RH124 Ch 7 & Ch 8

4

2/18

RH124 Ch 8 & Ch 9

Week Five

Week 5 Meeting Details

 

2/13

RH124 Ch 10

4

2/15

RH124 Ch 11

Week Six

Week 6 Meeting Details

 

2/20

RH124 Ch 12

4

2/22

RH124 Ch 13

Week Seven

Week 7 Meeting Details

 

2/27

RH124 Ch 14

4

3/1

RH124 Ch 15

Week Eight

Week 8 Meeting Details

 

Test 1 Available 3/5 - 3/9

4

3/6

RH 134 Ch 1

3/8

RH 134  Ch 2

Spring Break 3/12 - 3/16

Week Nine

Week 9 Meeting Details

 

3/20

RH 134 Ch 3

4

3/22

RH 134 Ch 4

Week Ten

Week 10 Meeting Details

 

3/27

RH 134 Ch 5

4

3/29

RH 134 Ch 6

Week Eleven

Week 11 Meeting Details

 

4/3

RH 134 Ch 7

4

4/5

RH 134  Ch 8 & Ch 9

Week Twelve

Week 12 Meeting Details

 

4/10

RH 134 Ch 9 & Ch 10

4

4/12

RH 134 Ch 10

Week Thirteen

Week 13 Meeting Details

 

4/17

RH 134 Ch 11

4

4/19

RH 134 Ch 12

Week Fourteen

Week 14 Meeting Details

 

4/24

RH 134 Ch 13

4

4/26

RH 134 Ch 14

4/27

Last Day to Q Drop

Week Fifteen

Week 15 Meeting Details

 

Test 2 Available 4/30 - 5/4

4

Week Sixteen - Finals Week

Week 16 Meeting Details

 

5/10 10:15 - 12:30

  Comprehensive Final

4

 

Total Contact Hours

64