Curriculum Guides 2005-2006
(Fall 2005, Spring 2006, Summer 2006)

These curriculum guides are based on the Ohlone College 2005-2006 degree requirements. Students who will be graduating using a different catalog for their degree requirements should see a counselor and/or refer to the appropriate Ohlone College Catalog (view Ohlone's Catalog Rights Policy). All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review degree requirements and/or have questions answered.

UNIX/Linux Systems Administrator
Network Technology and Systems Administration
AS Degree
Certificate of Achievement Program

Students who complete this program learn the skills and the general knowledge of UNIX/Linux Systems Administration, including an understanding of theory and the development of a solid foundation of system administration skills. Graduates are qualified for entry-level positions in UNIX/Linux Systems Administration.

Requirements for AS Degree:

  1. Complete Major Field and Area Specialization courses with a 2.0 grade point average.
  2. Complete Plan A, B, or C General Education requirements. These are specified in the Ohlone College Catalog.
  3. Complete at least 60 degree-applicable units with a 2.0 grade point average.
  4. Complete at least 12 units at Ohlone College.

Requirements for Certificate of Achievement:

  1. Complete Major Field and Area Specialization courses as indicated below.
  2. Complete at least six units at Ohlone College.
  3. Maintain a 2.0 grade point average in Major Field and Area Specialization courses.

Major Field

Major Field Courses
Number Title Units
CS-146 Introduction to UNIX/Linux 3
CS-147 UNIX Shell Programming 4
CS-149 PERL Programming 4
CS-148A UNIX/Linux System Administration I AND 4
CS-148B System Administration II OR 4
CS-185A Linux Installation and Configuration AND (2)
CS-185B Linux System Administration AND (2)
CS-185C Linux Networking AND (2)
CS-185D Linux Security (2)
CS-181 Network Operating Systems 4
SPCH-115 Career Communication 3

Area Specializations

Complete one course from each of the following Area Specializations.

Advanced Administrative Elective: 1-4 units

Advanced Administrative Elective Courses
Number Title Units
CS-138A Database Fundamentals I:
Database Architecture and Administration
CS-185E Linux Apache Web Server Administration (2)
CS-185F Advanced Linux System Administration (2)
CS-187A Network Security (4)
CS-195A1-A4 Internship (1-4)


Programming Elective: 2-4 units

Programming Elective Courses
Number Title Units
CS-102 Introduction to Computer Programming Using C++ (4)
CS-124 Advanced Programming with Data Structures (4)
CS-137 Introduction to SQL and PL/SQL Programming (4)
CS-170 Java Programming (4)
CS-212Z PHP Programming (2)