Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
SDCM-0196
Organization:
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
Self-paced. 17 weeks (35 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Computer Science or Operating Systems
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to outline the operating systems such as the basics of memory management, storage management, file management, networking, computer security risks, virtual machines.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Upon completion of the course, you will be able to describe the various operating system models
  • Describe how network functions are managed by an operating system
  • Summarize security in operating systems design and use
  • And describe virtual machines and explain their use.
  • Describe techniques used by operating systems to manage processes
  • Describe how hardware is managed by the operating system
  • Explain how users are managed
  • Explain how operating systems manage memory
  • Describe mass storage systems and explain how they work
  • Explain file management and file systems within operating systems

General Course Topics:

  • Operating system fundamentals
  • Processes, threads and concurrency in operating systems
  • Basic memory management
  • Input/output and storage management
  • File management in operating systems
  • Networking in operating systems
  • Computer security risks and policies
  • Virtual machines
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials