2021-2022 General Catalog 
    
    Sep 17, 2021  
2021-2022 General Catalog

Computer Information Systems - Systems Administration Certificate


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Students who complete this certificate will be trained to use cloud concepts and infrastructure, server operating systems, client operating systems, server roles, server features, and server hardware. Students will work with Amazon Web Services, Windows server, and Windows/Linux client operating systems to install, implement, and maintain a network. Topics include TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6, DNS, DHCP, Windows server installation and maintenance, Active Directory, storage management, cloud concepts, cloud infrastructure, and cloud administration, as well as additional system administration concepts. Completion of this certificate will prepare the student to take the CompTIA A+ certification exams, as well as some current Amazon Web Services (AWS) certifications. CompTIA exam vouchers are issued as part of the courses with which they align. Completion of AWS courses may result in significant voucher discounts. Program advisors on the Levelland Campus and SPC Reese Center are Michael Slaughter, Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator of CIS; Jesse Day, Associate Professor of CIS; and Charlene Perez; Assistant Professor of CIS. Program advisors at the Lubbock Center are Michael Slaughter, Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator of CIS; Ben Walton, Professor of CIS; and Dr. Patrick Logue, Professor of CIS.

Total Semester Hours: 12


Total Semester Hours: 12


Third Semester


Total Semester Hours: 6


Notes


*Although not a requirement, students are strongly encouraged to take EDUC 1100 during the first semester of enrollment.

**CTE course that may be articulated with high school.

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