IT&C 544

System Administration

Electrical and Computer Engineering Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering

Course Description

Systems and network administration. User management. Server and workstation deployment and maintenance. Network Security. Infrastructure. Systems and infrastructure support. Cross-platform systems integration. Update and patch management. Mobile workforce services.

When Taught

Fall

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

2

Fixed

2

Title

Tasks

Learning Outcome

Describe the types of computing tasks managed by Systems Administrators.

Title

Skills

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate the ability to complete technical tasks in a small team environment by working with a team of peers to accomplish goals which are too large for a single team member to accomplish in a reasonable time.

Title

Multi-server Windows System

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate the responsibilities required to administer a multi-server Microsoft Windows system by deploying an integrated system of servers.

Title

Multi-server Linux System

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate the responsibilities required to administer a multi-server Linux system by deploying an integrated system of servers.

Title

Networking

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate inter-server integration of network services such as DNS, SMTP, HTTP.

Title

Technologies

Learning Outcome

Explain the history and future of computer systems technologies such as operating systems, networking, virtualization, scripting.

Title

Systems

Learning Outcome

Explain the differences between workstations and servers, as well as the administrative differences between small, medium and large systems of computers.

Title

Tools

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate the ability to find software tools to solve administrative issues.

Title

Communications

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate professional communication skills by explaining new tools to a technical audience.