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COS-240 Operating Systems

This course concentrates on the design and function of the operating systems of multiuser computers. Topics include time sharing methods of memory allocation and protection, files, CPU scheduling, input/output management, interrupt handling, process synchronization, deadlocking and recovery and design principles.

Advisory: Knowledge in a course equivalent to COS-241 Data Structures with a grade of C or better is required to succeed in this course. It is highly recommended that students have completed COS-330 Computer Architecture or equivalent or have experience with C or UNIX. Students are responsible for making sure that they have the necessary knowledge.

Study Methods:

Guided Study (COS-240-GS):
Oct 2018,  Nov 2018,  Dec 2018,  Jan 2019,  Feb 2019,  Mar 2019
Online Courses (COS-240-OL):
Oct 2018,  Nov 2018,  Dec 2018,  Jan 2019,  Feb 2019,  Mar 2019

Semester Hours: 3

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