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CSNT 123 Current Operating Systems

6 credits
A technical overview of the graphical and command line user environment of current operating systems, including system installations and user/ network configuration issues.

Prerequisites: CSNT 115  and ENGL 093  (or equivalent placement score for ENGL 099  or higher), or instructor permission

Corequisites: CSNT 124  and CSNT 125  

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Global Outcome(s)
This course teaches to the global outcome of Communication.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of OS installation hardware requirements
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of OS boot process
  • Compare and contrast the differences between current OS file system formats
  • Recognize and demonstrate the differences between Stand-alone and Multi-boot installations
  • Differentiate and edit various registry structures
  • Configure the system requirements for network connectivity and Internet access
  • Troubleshoot and fix network connectivity issues
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current operating system architectures
  • Differentiate between feature changes and improvements of current systems
  • Complete a research paper on emerging technologies