EECP2291 - Operating Systems
EECP2291 Operating Systems 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisites: EECP 1290
Goal Provides basic concepts of operating system with emphasis on DOS and Win200x desktop operating systems. This course is designed to provide a framework for future studies of computer engineering.
The course should enable the student to:

Install, configure, administer and support a desktop (WinXX) operating system.

The students should be able to:

  1. Prepare a desktop operating system installation plan.
  2. Prepare system and disk optimization and backup plans based on user criteria.
  3. Prepare user profiles based on environment requirements.
  4. Customize a user's desktop based on user and environment requirements.
  5. Prepare a directory (folder) structure to fit a user's needs.
  6. Differentiate between multi-user, multitasking and single-tasking operating systems.
  7. Identify the functions of RAM, ROM, cache, virtual memory and secondary storage, how they are differentiated, and how the operating system manages them.
  8. Identify basic command level commands used to manage directories (folders) and files.
  9. Create and execute basic batch files