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Course: Computer Information Technology 430 - Operating Systems 2
Credits: 3
Semester: Spring 2010
Prerequisites: CIT 330
Faculty: T. Mark Olaveson
Smith 412, 208-496-3773, Office Hours: MWF 9:00 - 10:00, TT 1:00 - 2:00
Text: UNIX the textbook, Sarwar
Course Description: This course covers the Unix and z/OS Operating Systems.
Course Objectives: At the conclusion of this course the students should understand how to install, configure, and maintain various operating systems and network services.
Course Requirements: Attend class and participate in discussions.
Read the assigned chapters.
Complete assigned homework.
Complete exams.
Grading and Evaluation:
1st exam 20%
2nd exam 20%
3rd exam 20%
4th exam


Homework/Attendance 20%
Attendance Requirement: You are expected to attend each class. You will be responsible for the information covered in every class, whether you are present or not.
Course Policies: All exams must be completed by the end of the semester.

The homework assignments must be completed by the end of the semester.

During class time, you are expected to use only the application we are studying. You may be asked to leave class if you are using any other application. You may not use a lab if a class is in session.

BYU - Idaho standards are outlined in the student handbook. Students are expected to abide by the college honor code. No cheating will be tolerated. The dress code will be enforced in class and in the labs.

Computer Ethics: The use of the BYU - Idaho network, systems and data impose responsibilities and obligations upon the students to use these computer components in an ethical manner and in accordance with the guidelines found in the BYU - Idaho Honor Code. Students are to access only data and files that are owned by them, or for which explicit authorization has been given by the instructor for their use. Copyrighted material must be used in accordance with copyright law and applicable license agreements followed.

Attempting to circumvent or subvert system security measures or engaging in any activity that causes harm to systems or to any information stored thereon, such as creating or propagating viruses, disrupting services, or damaging files are considered inappropriate use. Violators are subject to disciplinary actions as prescribed by BYU - Idaho Policy and may also be prosecuted under applicable local, state, or federal civil or criminal law.

NOTE: A more detailed listing of Appropriate Use Guidelines will be posted in poster form in each of the computer labs. Follow the guidelines on these posters.

Disabilities: In compliance with applicable disability law, qualified students with a disability may be entitled to "reasonable accommodation." It is the student’s responsibility to disclose to the teacher any special need she/he may have before the end of the first week of class.
Class Schedule: Section 1