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I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Client Operating System Administration

2. Course Prefix & Number:
COMP 1253

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 4

Lecture Hours: 4

4. Course Description:

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install and configure Operating Systems on stand-alone and client computers that are part of a workgroup or domain. Students work with networks configured as a domain-based or peer-to-peer environment with access to the Internet and cloud services. This course focuses on the installation, configuration, and management of client computers in a network environment and the skills to administer upgrades, migration paths, disk structure, permissions, sharing, and other security issues related to file systems. Students will learn how to Install and Upgrade to Operating Systems, Configure Hardware and Applications, Configure Network Connectivity, Configure Access to Resources, Configure Remote Access and Mobility, Monitor and Maintain Client Systems, Configure Backup and Recovery Options. Career Preparation: The studies in this course will help students prepare for careers in Computer Networking and System Administration such as Network Administrator, Network Engineer, Systems Analyst, LAN Administrator, WAN Administrator, and Systems Engineer.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

COMP 1253 - Client Operating System Administration


All Course(s) from the following...
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
COMP 1109Introduction to Operating Systems

8. Prerequisite (Entry) Skills:
Prerequisite skills require efficiency with a current Microsoft operating system such as Windows 7, 8, or 10.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

COMP 1253 - Client Operating System Administration

There are no corequisites for this course.