Linux Professional Certificate

Curriculum C407Q

The Linux Professional Certificate will prepare the student for the LPI (Linux Professional Institute) exam. LPI is a vendor neutral program.

Graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of computer hardware and software.
  • Demonstrate basic level of competency in programming and logic skills pertaining to Linux-based systems.
  • Present conclusions effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Administer and maintain a Linux-based computer system.
  • Work effectively in teams.
  • Apply the skills that are the focus of this program to business scenario.

Semester One

Credit Hours


CIS 101

Introduction to Computer Science



CIS 177

Introduction to Linux






Semester Two


CIS 179

Linux System Administration








Total credits required


See CIS course descriptions.

Coordinator: Mike McGuire, Ext. 3716