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CITX 2210 - Linux Essentials

Computer Information Technology Electronics Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

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.

Credits

6.0

Cost

$1,053.86 - $1,059.57 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 84206

Sat Jan 06 - Sat Apr 07 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Apr 07 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 DTC Rm. 360

Instructor

Steven Ng

Course Outline

Cost

$1,053.86

Notes

  1. No class on Saturday, February 10th (Family Day Weekend) and March 31st (Easter Weekend). This course is part of the Network Administrator Technician certificate. For inquiries, please contact Camille Crowther at ccrowther3@bcit.ca. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

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

In Progress and Full

CRN 79251

Mon Jan 08 - Wed Apr 04 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 04 Mon/Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE01 Rm. 205

Instructor

Chris Wiebe

Course Outline

Cost

$1,059.57

Notes

  1. No class on February 12th (Family Day) and April 2nd (Easter Monday). This course is part of the Network Administrator Technician certificate. For inquiries, please contact Camille Crowther at ccrowther3@bcit.ca. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

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.

In Progress

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 65329

Tue Apr 10 - Thu Jun 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jun 28 Tue/Thu 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 360

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,053.86

Notes

  1. This course is part of the new program matrix for the Network Administrator Technician associate certificate. For inquiries regarding this course, please contact Camille Crowther at ccrowther3@bcit.ca. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

CRN 61040

Sat Apr 14 - Sat Jul 14 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 14 - Jul 14 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 BBY SE01 Rm. 205

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,059.57

Notes

  1. No class on Saturday: May 19 and June 30, 2018 (Holiday Weekends). This course is part of the new program matrix for the Network Administrator Technician associate certificate. For inquiries regarding this course, please contact Camille Crowther at ccrowther3@bcit.ca. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

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

CITX 2210 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Network Administrator Technician
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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