Jun 23, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IT 385 - Advanced Scripting and Automation

Credits: 5
Introduces the student to different automation tools such as Ansible and other scripting languages such as Python and PowerShell. 

Enrollment Requirement: IT 224 ; and admission into a BAS in IT program; or instructor consent.

Course Fee: $75.00

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Describe and understand the advantages of Automation in IT.
  2. Perform and explain how to install automation tools such as Ansible.
  3. Develop simple automation scripts using automation tools such as Ansible using YAML syntax.
  4. Understand how to use automation tools to handle simple to complex scalable deployments.

Program Outcomes
  1. Plan, implement, administer, and support appropriate information technologies and systems to help an organization achieve its goals and objectives. Information technologies and systems may include: servers, client computers, mobile devices, operating systems, network applications, local area networks, wide area networks, wireless networks, network segments, intranets, and so on. 

College-wide Outcomes
  • Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.

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