Catalog 2017-2018 
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Catalog 2017-2018 [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 120 and CSNT 125  

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Global Outcomes:
This course teaches to the global outcome of Teamwork.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
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


Total Hours: 100 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 80