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Linux Essentials CITX 2210

Computer Information Technology Electronics Course

International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This course provides students with insight into the Linux operating system and reviews core skills in configuration and installation of the operating system. Both the command line and GUI interface are used. Students explore file systems, users and groups, the Bash shell, process management, the VI text editor, searching and organizing data, regular expressions and permissions. It is recommended that students have prior exposure to computer operating systems. Students must have access to a Windows based multi-media computer.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

6.0

Domestic fees

$1,213.61 - $1,238.44 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of CITX 2210 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 61040

Duration

Mon Apr 08 - Wed Jul 03 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 61040
  • Domestic fees $1213.61
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 08 - Jul 03 Mon, Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SE01 Rm. 123
Apr 08 - Jul 03 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Steven Ng

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$1213.61

Important information
  1. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. No class on Monday, May 20th (Victoria Day) or Monday, July 1st (Canada Day). This course will be offered 50% in person - on campus and 50% synchronously online. The instructor will provide details in the course outline. This course is part of the Network Administrator Technician program. It can be taken as part of the program or as a stand-alone. For inquiries regarding this course, please contact Katie Howard at khoward18@bcit.ca. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current in your myBCIT account.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Fall 2024

Below is one offering of CITX 2210 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 42133

Duration

Tue Sep 10 - Thu Nov 28 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 42133
  • Domestic fees $1238.44
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 28 Tue, Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SE01 Rm. 208
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$1238.44

Important information
  1. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. This course is part of the Network Administrator Technician Associate Certificate program and can also be taken as a stand-alone course. Please direct any inquiries along with your BCIT Student ID to khoward18@bcit.ca. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Edit text using the VI editor.
  • Manage Linux files and directories.
  • Manage user and group accounts.
  • Describe the Linux file system.
  • Conduct searches using regular expressions.
  • Customize the Bash shell.
  • Configure system permissions.

Effective as of Winter 2016

Related Programs

Linux Essentials (CITX 2210) is offered as a part of the following programs:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

School of Energy

  1. Network Administrator Technician
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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