CSCI220 Operating Systems I (3 semester hours)

This course helps students understand the design and implementation of operating systems in the area of purpose. It focuses on description, contrast, and comparison of different structures for operating systems. Students will analyze theory and implementation of processes, resource control, physical and virtual memory, scheduling, I/O, and files. Students need to be familiar with C language before taking this course. The course introduces a high-level structure of the Linux kernel both in concept and source code, while offering a detailed understanding of its aspects. (Prerequisite: CSCI230)