Mt. San Jacinto College Computer Information Systems
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 CSIS 181: OS Installation & Configuration

Welcome

CSIS 581:
OS Installation
and
Configuration

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Go to the Student Check-In discussion forum and "Officially" check yourself in to class.
You must check-in by the end of the second day (@ 11:59 P.M.) of this class or you will be dropped by the instructor and replaced by a student on the wait list.

Course Description

This course is designed to prepare students to pass the Comptia A+ Operating Systems Installation and Configuration exam. Topics include installation and configuration of various operating systems, common features and functionality of the Mac and Linux operating systems, Identification of common security threats and vulnerabilities along with common security prevention methods.

Course Objectives

  • Compare and contrast various features and requirements of Microsoft Operating Systems.
  • Prepare common preventive maintenance procedures using the appropriate Windows OS tools.
  • Appraise common features and functionality of the Mac OS and Linux operating systems.
  • Analyze the properties and purpose of services provided by networked hosts.
  • Compare and contrast basic features of mobile operating systems.
  • Assemble and configure basic mobile device network connectivity and email.
  • Analyze methods and data related to mobile device synchronization.
  • Appraise common security threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Compare and contrast common security prevention methods.
  • Analyze and troubleshoot common PC operating system problems with appropriate tools.

 Course Learning Outcomes

  • Compare and contrast various features and requirements of Microsoft Operating Systems
  • Identify common features and functionality of the Mac OS and Linux operating systems.
  • Identify common security threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot PC operating system problems with appropriate tools.