CIS 121 - UNIX/Linux

CIS 121 UNIX/Linux

Introduction to the UNIX/Linux operating system. Includes a brief introduction to operating systems and UNIX history. Covers UNIX file systems, common shell features including 1/0 redirection, piping, command substitution, and simple job control. Introduces shell-specific facilities, including use of environmental and local variables, and common UNIX utilities. Also includes advanced topics such as shell scripting, communications, and system administration. Intended for students with previous programming experience.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC
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College of San Mateo

Department: Computer Science

Number of Units: 3


This description is for the Fall 2021 term