National CAE Designated Institution
  • Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

An in-depth study of the components and functions of computer operating systems. Topics include system services, file system management, memory management, resource allocation, scheduling, processing levels, multitasking, deadlocks, and interprocess protection mechanisms. Programming projects involve use of system calls in UNIX and Windows. A computer use course.

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to describe operating design and implementation principles. Through the course, the students will be able to manage computer resources using multiple approaches while considering synchronization, security, and other issues in resources sharing.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.