Operating System Concepts

Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology – Software Development

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About Operating System Concepts

This course provides a thorough guided exploration of both the theoretical and practical ideas involved in the production of modern operating systems. OS concepts like computer system organization and architecture, system calls, process management, threads, scheduling, file systems, system I/O, and distributed systems will be presented. Upon completion of the course, students will understand how the programs they write influence and are influenced by the entirety of a modern computer system.


Students must have completed ASD103 with a satisfactory grade.

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