IT&C 344

Operating Systems

Electrical and Computer Engineering Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering

Course Description

Applying and using computer operating systems. Configuration, file systems, security, administration, network interfacing, multitasking, multiuser, device driver installation. Analyzing operating system performance.

When Taught

Fall

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

2

Fixed

3

Other Prerequisites

Must have received a grade of C or higher in IT&C 210B.

Title

OS Architecture

Learning Outcome

Describe the purposes, types, components, functions and inter-relationships of operating systems (desktop, mobile, and enterprise). Describe how hardware enables and integrates with this functionality.

Title

OS Subsystems

Learning Outcome

Describe how OS sub-systems work (scheduling, memory management, etc).

Title

OS Practice

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate an ability to work with Operating Systems by installing, compiling, configuring, and optimizing real and virtual systems. Describe Scalability issues.

Title

Information Assurance and Security

Learning Outcome

Describe common IAS concepts related to system administration. Describe system administration aspects of IAS, including authentication, directory services and access control models.

Title

OS Distribution and Virtualization

Learning Outcome

Describe distributed/virtualization computing concepts. Implement some distributed services in an enterprise environment.

Title

Development

Learning Outcome

Independently create systems that are in developing fields or applications of OS and system administration.