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

PLUG East Meeting
Thu Dec 14 @ 7:00PM
Sat Dec 16 @10:00AM
Free Software Stammtisch
Tue Dec 19 @ 7:00PM
Sat Jan 06 @10:00AM
PLUG East Meeting
Thu Jan 11 @ 7:00PM

AzLoCo Events

Linux Installfest/Workshop
Sat Dec 16 @10:00AM
AZLOCO Weekly Meeting
Sun Dec 17 @ 9:00PM
Cancelled AZLOCO Weekly Meeting
Sun Dec 24 @ 9:00PM
Sierra Vista Ubuntu Hour
Thu Dec 28 @ 6:00PM
Ubuntu Hour Tempe Az
Thu Dec 28 @ 7:00PM

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