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.
To register, students must contact the program assistant for approval at firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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
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