cis295 | undergraduate

Introduction To PC And Mobile Operating Systems

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This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of personal computer and mobile device operating systems. Topics include software configuration, file and data management, synchronization, and troubleshooting. Cloud concepts and the integration of cloud services in the work environment are introduced. This course and CIS/297 aligns with the requirements of the CompTIA A+ 220-902 exam.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Operating Systems

    • Compare and contrast features and requirements of Microsoft® Operating Systems (OSs).
    • Summarize common features and functionality of the Mac OS and Linux operating systems.
    • Identify OSs that meet organization performance needs.
    • Configure a system’s standard settings.

    Installing an Operating System (OS) and Applications

    • Explain multiple methods to install Windows® Personal Computer (PC) operating systems.
    • Explain the differences between operating systems and application software.
    • Determine compatibility between operating systems and software applications.
    • Troubleshoot common OS installation challenges.
    • Apply appropriate Microsoft® command line tools when troubleshooting.

    File and System Management

    • Define the different levels of individual user access; including file, folder, and drive permissions.
    • Explain how read and write privileges provide for file protection schemas.
    • Configure correct group file permissions and file sharing techniques.
    • Identify administrative system privileges for appropriate users.

    Cloud and Virtual Environments

    • Summarize the three basic cloud environments.
    • Match cloud-based structures to high-level business needs.
    • Compare the properties and purpose of services provided by networked hosts.
    • Identify the properties of operating system network configurations.

    Administration and Mobile Computing

    • Identify basic features of mobile operating systems.
    • Document steps to successfully install a basic Mobile device network.
    • Set data synchronization for organization and end-user needs.
    • Identify the protocols necessary to ensure security within a corporate mobile environment.
    • Perform common preventive maintenance procedures using the appropriate OS tools.
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