Tompkins Cortland Community College

CIS 215 - Operating Systems

An introduction to computer operating systems. Operating system theory and a comparison of major operating systems in use are discussed, along with the technical and operational trade-offs among them. Prerequisites: CIS 132; MATH 095 and RDNG 099 if required by placement testing; ENGL 099 or prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ESL 120, 121, and 122 (or prior completion of ESL 103) if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall semester.