Catalog 2020-2021 
    May 19, 2022  
Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CSNT 124 Open Source Operating Systems

6 credits

Students will install, configure, and become knowledgeable with various versions of Open Source operating systems. Students learn the systems from the client perspective to operate in a networked environment.

Prerequisites: CSNT 115 CSNT 116 , and ENGL 093  (or placement into ENGL 099  or higher)

Corequisites: CSNT 125  (prerequisite or corequisite)

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Install various versions of the open source operating systems
  • Implement and configure file management utilities
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the command line interface
  • Monitor and optimize system performance and reliability
  • Configure and troubleshoot the desktop environment
  • Implement, manage, and troubleshoot network protocols and services
  • Implement, monitor, and troubleshoot security
  • Describe and compare operating system architectures
  • Troubleshoot the operating system boot process
  • Create and manage user and group accounts
  • Demonstrate collaborative, organizational, and leadership abilities

Program Outcomes
This course teaches to the following program outcomes:

  • be prepared to obtain an entry-level position in the IT field
  • perform successfully as computer technicians, Network technicians, installers, troubleshooters, help desk support, and network administrators

Total Hours: 100 Theory (Lecture) Hours: 20 Guided Practice (Lab or Clinical) Hours: 80