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These courses provide students with opportunities to gain experience installing, configuring, securing, and administering Linux network services, along with an understanding of the methods, policies, and procedures needed to maintain systems availability and response and mitigation to incidents, based on the cause.

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Program Description

Also explored will be the implementation, support, and maintenance of a virtualized infrastructure. Lastly, wireless communication and cloud computing will be evaluated, such as wireless and mobile devices' security.
 
The Certificate in Modern Computing is an excellent way to jump-start your career. You may choose from online and on-campus course-delivery options. This flexibility allows you to complete coursework at your convenience and on your schedule.

Course List

CIS 197 Cooperative Education/Internship

Credits: 1-3

Cooperative education and internships provide students with real-world experience in business and industry as they explore careers or gain experience in chosen fields of study. The work experiences must be directly related to the discipline under which the credits are to be awarded.

CIS 226 Linux Network & Security Administration
Credits: 3

Prerequisite: CIS 223 or instructor approval.

Typically Offered: FALL

This course provides experience installing, configuring, securing, and administering Linux network services. Topics include DNS servers, web servers, network file sharing, and other common network communication components. In addition to gaining practical Linux experience, this course helps to prepare students for the LPIC-2 Linux Network Professional certification exams.
CIT 320 Disaster Recovery & Incident Response
Credits: 3

Prerequisite: CIS 255 or instructor approval.

Typically Offered: SPRING

This class focuses on methods, policies and procedures needed to maintain systems availability. Response and mitigation to an incident will be explored as well as determining its root cause.
CIT 330 Virtualization
Credits: 3

Prerequisite: CIS 165 or instructor approval.

Typically Offered: SPRING

This course focuses on implementation, support, and maintenance of a virtualized infrastructure. Topics include virtual servers, virtual clients, virtual machine storage, virtual networking. Students gain hands on experience using these virtualization topics.
CIT 410 Wireless Networking & Mobile Security
Prerequisite: CIS 165 or instructor approval.

Typically Offered: FALL

This course examines the role wireless communication plays in business communications. It also explores enterprise management of wireless and mobile devices.
CIT 430 Cloud Computing & Security
Credits: 3

Prerequisite: CIS 165 or Instructor approval.

Typically Offered: FALL

This course introduces the use and administration of cloud computing platforms, as well as their security. Students gain experience using common cloud providers, such as Amazon Web Services and Azure.