NOS – Network Operating System

All courses are alphabetized by course code. All courses are to be pursued in a normal sequence with prerequisite courses taken as indicated. Provided for each course is the following information: course number and title; number of class, laboratory, clinical/shop/work experience (if any), and credit hours; and the semester in which the course is offered - FA (Fall), SP (Spring), and SU (Summer).

NOS-110 Operating System Concepts (2 3 0 3)

This course introduces students to a broad range of operating system concepts, including installation and maintenance. Emphasis is place on operating system concepts, management, maintenance, and resources required. Upon completion of this course, students will have an understanding of OS concepts, installation, management, maintenance, using a variety of operating systems. (FA). National ID (CIP) 11.0901 Networking Technology.
Competencies
1. Identify steps to install various operating systems.
2. Analyze maintenance needs.
3. Identify features and purposes of various operating systems.

NOS-120 Linux/UNIX Single User (2 2 0 3)

This course develops the necessary skills for students to develop both GUI and command line skills for using and customizing a Linux workstation. Topics include Linux file system and access permissions, GNOME Interface, VI editor, X Window System expression pattern matching, I/O redirection, network and printing utilities. Upon completion, students should be able to customize and use Linux systems for command line requirements and desktop productivity roles. (FA). National ID (CIP) 11.0901 Networking Technology.

NOS-130 Windows Single User (2 2 0 3)

This course introduces operating system concepts for single-user systems. Topics include hardware management, file and memory management, system configuration/optimization, and utilities. Upon completion, students should be able to perform operating systems functions at the support level in a single user environment. (SU). National ID (CIP) 11.0901 Networking Technology.

NOS-230 Windows Admin I (2 2 0 3)

This course covers the installation and configuration of a Windows Server operating system. Emphasis is placed on the basic configuration of core network services, Active Directory and group policies. Upon completion, students should be able to install and configure a Windows Server operating system. (FA). National ID (CIP) 11.0901 Networking Technology.