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CS 125
Operating Systems


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
A comparative analysis of several computer operating systems with a concentration on those used in microprocessors, including server and client operating systems. Introduction to the internal workings of Microsoft Windows, Linux/Unix, and Macintosh operating systems. Recommended: CS 115.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate knowledge of DOS and its function within the personal computer.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of managing and using directories and files.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of storage media and related hardware.
  • Prepare and maintain floppy disks.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of emergency procedures.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of system information.
  • Control the computer working environment.
  • Use the DOS editor.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of batch files.
  • DOS Key and macros.
  • Configure a personal computer.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Linux/UNIX.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the Linux/UNIX file system.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the UNIX editors (VI and EMACS).

  • Course Topics
  • Overview of Operating Systems and their history
  • How operating systems handle memory management, processor management, device management, file management, and the management of network functions
  • The following operating systems will be covered MS-DOS, Windows 2000, Unix/Linux, and Macintosh

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    CS 125
    Winter 2013
    0524
    John Fowler
    CS 125
    Winter 2010
    0524
    John Fowler
    CS 125
    Winter 2009
    0524
    John Fowler


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.