Suggested GRCC Program:
Certificate in Computer Applications
UNIX is a multi-user computer operating system that is becoming increasingly popular. Its effective application requires the expertise of professionals thoroughly familiar with its details. This one-year certificate program is aimed at students who are or want to be professionals in the computer information systems field. Students who are employed may wish to upgrade their skills or prepare for advancement.
Students who complete the certificate in UNIX System Administration will be prepared to program and operate computers in a UNIX environment. In addition, they will be prepared to administer, install, configure and fine-tune UNIX-based systems, including mixed brands of computer hardware. They will also be able to use UNIX data communications group commands.
Students may apply all course work in this certificate program to the Associate Degree in Applied Arts and Sciences in Computer Applications Technology (Code 109).
Strict adherence to the ethics of computer usage is expected of all Computer Applications students.
Students should make course choices based on career goals, previous experience and personal preference in close consultation with a faculty advisor.
The following required courses may be taken in any order as long as all prerequisites are met. Students who have not successfully taken CO 101 - Introduction to Computer Applications, or who do not have the equivalent experience should take CO 101 before enrolling in any of the following classes. Thirty-one credits are required, chosen as follows.