2020–2021 Walden University Catalog (September 2020) 
    
    Aug 17, 2022  
2020–2021 Walden University Catalog (September 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ITEC 2030 - Platform Technologies and Operating Systems♦


(5 cr.) There are many important benefits from studying the different types of operating systems, such as administering computers efficiently and structuring code more effectively, which lend to best practices in writing code. This course provides students with an overview of the concepts of computer operating systems, including the main functions, similarities, and differences. They explore a variety of topics, including configuration, file systems, security, administration, interfacing, multitasking, and performance analysis. Students contextualize their learning experience through hands-on activities, such as performing basic administrative tasks on different operating systems, including configuring networking parameters, administering user accounts and groups, setting access and application permissions, and locating and analyzing log files.
(Prerequisite(s): ITEC 1015 or ITEC 1010 or CMIS 1002.)
♦ Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an enrollment specialist [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information.



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