ITSC 1307
Unix Operating System I

Western Texas College

  1. Basic Course Information
    1. An introduction to the basic concepts of network administration. 
    2. Any required prerequisites: None.
  2. Student Learning Outcomes
    1. Describe a network; explain the role of directory services; set up and manage users; distributed print services; file system and directory services security.
  3. Major Course Requirements
    1. Final Exam.
  4. Information on Books and Other Course Materials
    1. Book:  Introduction to Linux (Third Edition) Paperback – May 13, 2010 by Machtelt Garrels (Author), ISBN – 10:1-59682-199-X
  5. Other Policies, Procedures and Important Dates are available in the WTC Course Catalog.
  6. Course Organization and Schedule
    1. Weekly Course Schedule

Week Number

Section/Online Work

Week 1

 Intro to course and materials

Week 2

Chapter 1 – What is Linux

Week 3

Chapter 2 –Quick Start

Week 4

Chapter 2 –Quick Start

Week 5

Chapter 3 – About files and the file system

Week 6

Chapter 4 - Processes

Week 7

Chapter 5 – I/O Redirection

Week 8

Chapter 6 – Text Editing

Week 9

Chapter 7 – Home sweet /Home

Week 10

Chapter 8 – Printers and Printing

Week 11

 Chapter 9 – Fundamental Backup Techniques

Week 12

Chapter 10 - Networking

Week 13

Chapter 10 - Networking

Week 14

Chapter 11 – Sound and Video

Week 15

Semester review

Week 16

FINAL EXAM

Disclaimer:  Schedule and content is subject to change at the instructor’s discretion.

Class/Lab Assignments

60%

Open Book Exams

20%

Final Exam

20%

 

 

Last Modified: August 18, 2015