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COMP 3653 - Computer Systems Technology Foundations 2

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

COMP 3653 is an intensive course intended for applicants to the Bachelor of Technology degree in Computer Systems. This course covers Introduction to Data Communications and Operating Systems Concepts. This course aims to provide the students with a comprehension of systems and networking concepts to continue in the Bachelor of Technology program. The course also integrates in class exercises and online discussions and assignments through D2L to facilitate the students' learning and comprehension. Topics include: 1) Operating Systems Concepts (Computer systems and operating systems structures, Process Management (processes, threads, scheduling deadlocks), Storage Management (memory management, virtual memory), and I/O Systems) and 2) Networks and Data Communications (Basic Concepts, OSI Model (physical layer, data link layer, network layer, transport layer, session layer, presentation layer, application layer) and Signals, Error Detection and Correction, Data Link Protocols.

Prerequisite(s)

COMP 2653

Credits

10.0

Cost

$1,060.00

Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 41114

Mon Jan 07 - Mon Mar 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 25 Distance

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,060.00

Notes

  1. Correspondence format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. To register, students must contact the program assistant for approval at cstbtech@bcit.ca with your student ID. This foundation course is primarily for advanced students looking for pre-entry into the Computer Systems Technology, Bachelor of Technology program. The course is very intense and students are advised to not take any other courses at the same time. Students must have internet access to communicate with the instructor. Be sure your email address is current by updating your personal information at my.bcit.ca

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand the role and architecture of operating systems and how these interact with program execution.
  • Understand data communications and networking concepts including, OSI Model, Signals, Error Correction and Detection
  • Explain different communication Protocols.
  • Describe OS Concepts including Processes, Threads, Scheduling.

Effective as of Fall 2010

Related Programs

COMP 3653 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Computer Systems Foundations
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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