Mar 29, 2023  
2014-2015 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2014-2015 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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IT 220 - Operating Systems

This course analyzes the fundamental ideas, structures, and design objectives of current operating systems. Students will explore I/O management, memory management, multiprogramming, linking loaders, real and virtual systems, batch and time sharing, concurrent processes , process synchronization, deadlocks,  CPU scheduling, secondary storage, file structures, and distributed systems.

Prerequisites & Notes
IT 100

Assignment Overview
Synchronous term-based course with ten weekly assignments and a final project

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Relate history of operating systems (OS)
  • Install and Configure OS (client and server)
  • Apply best practices in maintenance of OS
  • Identify troubleshooting strategies for specific network problems
  • Identify security issues in OS

Credits: 3

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