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CS 351 Computer Operating Systems
Dewey, Kenneth C.


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CourseCS 351 Computer Operating Systems TI
SemesterU1W2005
FacultyDewey, Kenneth C.
TitleInstructor of Computer Science
Degrees/CertificatesMS Univeristy of Tulsa
MA Webster University
BS Park University
E-Mailkenneth.dewey@park.edu
kdewey@rose.edu
Semester Dates1 June 2005 - 27 July 2005
Class Days-M-W---
Class Time4:30 - 7:20 PM
PerquisitesCS 219
Credit Hours3

Textbook:
Silberschatz, Galvin, and Gagne.  Operating System Concepts, Sixth Edition, John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2001.
ISBN: 0-471-41743-2


Course Description:
This course presents the theory of operating systems and an overview of  one or more operating system environments.  Operating system concepts  covered should include (but are not limited to):  process management,  memory management, I/O management, file management, and security.   Theory concepts will be put into practice with exercises, some requiring  college algebra skills and/or basic programming knowledge. Operating  system environments may include (but are not limited to): Windows, UNIX,  and Linux. Prerequisite: CS219. 3:0:3

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completing this course, the following concepts should be understood:
• Process management
• Memory management
• Disk management
• Protection
• Security

Course Assessment:
Examinations, projects, and a research paper.

Grading:
Midterm Examination 40%
Final Examination 40%
Research Project 20%

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Work will not be accepted late without instructor approval.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
June 1st Chapter 1
June 6th Chapter 2
June 8th Chapter 3
June 13th Chapter 4
June 15th Chapter 5
June 20th Chapter 6
June 22nd Chapter 7
June 27th Mid term Exam
June 29th Chapter 8
July 4th Chapter 9
July 6th Chapter 10
July 11th Chapter 11
July 13th Chapter 12
July 18th Chapter 13
July 20th Review for Final
July 25th Final Exam

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.  
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog
Page 101

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. <a href="http://www.park.edu/catalog">
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Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 100

Disability Guidelines:

Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page:
http://www.park.edu/disability
 
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