Department of Computer Science
System Administration (CS 09, 109, 209, 309, 409)
This course concentrates on learning the practical side of system administration, but you will also have the opportunity to dive deeper into the theoretical side of the subject, if you continue on to take the full course curriculum.
Course Curriculum for 2014/2015:
Operating Systems (Linux/Unix/FreeBSD/OS X/NetWare/DOS/Windows)
Centralized Application Control
Scripting (batch and bash)
Dealing with virus attacks
Dealing with unauthorized intrusion
Routers, Switches, and Hubs
Patch Boards and wiring
Network Printers and other devices
Voice over IP
Course Requirements in Terms of Hardware and Software:
A computer capable of running Linux/FreeBSD/Unix/OS X (perhaps as dual boot with Windows)
A wordprocessing program capable of reading and writing RTF files
Ability to read PDF files
Ability to play mp3, mp4, quicktime.
E-mail, SKYPE and Internet connection
The Course Material Includes:
Downloadable podcasts video or audio or both
Each module has mandatory progress tests that must be passed,
in order to be allowed to take the module's final exam.
Exceptions from the tests or the exam can be granted where other
similar courses or proof of experience are deemed to be sufficiently
qualifying. However, such exceptions are at the instructors discretion.
Diploma, B.Sc., M.Sc, Ph.D., Licentiateship
Center for Parallel Supercomputing