The Maricopa Community Collge District offers many classes designed to help you improve your Linux and programming skills. This page lists some of the classes available. You find more information on how to register at

Classes at Mesa Community College
Linux Operating System (CIS126DL)
Introduction to the Linux Operating system. Develop knowledge and skills required to install, configure and troubleshoot a Linux-based workstation including basic network functions. Learn basic command line and Graphical User Interface (GUI) desktop environment utilities and applications. Discount on CompTIA Linux+ available on successful completion of class. Prerequisites: None. 3 Credits
Linux System Administration (CIS238DL)
Managing Linux Operating Systems including sophisticated manipulation of file structures, backup systems, printing processes, troubleshooting, user account management, hard disk maintenance and configuration, process monitoring and prioritizing, kernel customization, and system resource control. Preparation for industry certifications such as the SAIR/GNU LCP and LCA certificates, CompTIA's Linux+, RHCT, RHCE, and LPIC. Prerequisites: (CIS126AL, CIS126BL and CIS126CL), or CIS126DL or, permission of Instructor. 3 Credits
Linux Shell Scripting (CIS239DL)
Linux Shell Scripting syntax and methods including the automation of system tasks as well as interpreted user-level programming. Course includes the Linux Borne Again Shell (BASH) as well as a variety of industry competitors. Prerequisites: CIS238DL or permission of Instructor. 3 Credits
Cyber Forensics And Incident Handling (CIS247DA)
Forensic and advanced incident handling techniques in a lab setting with hands-on skills in incident response, forensic preparation, Windows forensics, UNIX and Linux forensics, data recovery and analysis, malicious code analysis, law enforcement interaction and case law, corporate and managerial legal concerns and direction. Prepares students for GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA) Certification and IACIS Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE) certification. Prerequisites: CIS270. 3 Credits
Computer Programming For Technology (ELE181)
Elementary computer programming techniques. Hands-on computer usage. Prerequisites: None. 3 Credits
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Upcoming Events

Sat Sep 21 @10:00AM
Sat Oct 05 @10:00AM
PLUG East Meeting
Thu Oct 10 @ 7:00PM
Free Software Stammtisch
Tue Oct 15 @ 7:00PM
Sat Oct 19 @10:00AM

AzLoCo Events

Linux Installfest/Workshop
Sat Sep 21 @10:00AM
Why You Should Switch to a Linux OS
Thu Sep 26 @ 5:30PM
Tempe Ubuntu Hour
Thu Sep 26 @ 7:00PM
Ubuntu Hour Tempe Az
Thu Oct 03 @ 7:00PM
Linux Installfest/Workshop
Sat Oct 05 @10:00AM

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