Operating Systems Foundations

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Course No: MSIT.5170-031; SIS Class Nbr: 10025; SIS Term: 2830
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course investigates the organization and deployment of contemporary operating systems. The process model is examined both generically and in the context of the current Linux/Unix and Windows implemantations. Process attributes such as address spaces, threads, channels and handles, access rights, scheduling behavior and states and state transitions will be studied. Memory management, deadlock management and the file system development are also evaluated. A subsystem of system configuration options will be considered during the course in order to highlight the functional deployment of the core OS issues discussed. Pre-req: BS in IT or equivalent. Cannot be used toward MS or PhD in Computer Science.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students must already have completed a bachelor's degree in a related discipline to enroll in this course and in a graduate career.
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  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: William Moloney Jr
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2019: Jan 22 to May 05
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1770
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: M.S. in Information Technology, Graduate Certificate in Systems Models and Management

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