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
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
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Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences
via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate
Catalog Page 100
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