COP 2612 Microcomputer Operating Systems Concepts 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: CGS 1060, CGS 1570 or equivalent work experience. This course requires substantial lab time on microcomputers to learn about and apply the operating system functions and commands that are valuable or necessary in a working environment. Students will review the basics of initializing diskettes and move on to programming language, copying, file management, backup and recovery, sort and other routines. Operating systems reviewed in this course are MS DOS and UNIX. Other topics include multi-user systems, data communications and establishing interfaces involving microcomputers, minicomputers and mainframes. Four contact hours: three lecture hours, one laboratory hour.