Linux/UNIX Systems (CTLUX)


This program is being phased out. Students currently enrolled need to complete it by the end of the Spring/Summer 2025 semester.

If you have any questions about this program please contact your advisor or general advising.

Academic Requirements

This certificate helps prepare students to complete the Linux+ and LPIC-1 industry certificates. Linux is a popular web server, file server and database hosting platform and is commonly used in everything from mobile computing devices to large scale data center environments and supercomputers.

Eastern Michigan University, BS degree.

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: .

Completion of a CIS (above CIS 100), CPS, or CSS course, or permission of instructor.

Business/Computer Technologies
Computer Instruction Dept
Scott Shaper
Major/Area Requirements
Class   Title Minimum Credits
CIS 121   Linux/UNIX I: Fundamentals 4
CIS 206   Linux/UNIX II: Basic System Administration, Networking, and Security 4
CIS 208   Linux/UNIX III: Intermediate System Administration, Networking, and Security 4
CIS 221   Linux/UNIX Programming and Scripting I 4
Total 16



Total Credits Required


The following sequence of courses is recommended. Please check course descriptions for pre and co-requisites:

CIS 121

CIS 206
CIS 208
CIS 221