Students will learn the purpose and specifications of basic computer hardware components, how the various hardware components integrate into a computer system. Further, students will learn to explain Operating Systems: processes, and process management, memory and file systems and how they are implemented in various operating systems. Additionally, students will work effectively at the UNIX/Linux command line, manipulate UNIX/Linux files with full understanding of the underlying directory structure and security, use simple UNIX/Linux tools with redirection and piping. Students will write UNIX/Linux shell scripts and perform some basic UNIX/Linux administration.
Non-admitted students are asked to contact Janet Estes in the College of Business at 970 491-4612 or CISadvisor@business.colostate.edu to determine eligibility to enroll in this class.
This course can be applied towards:
Admission to the M.B.A., M.C.I.S., M.S.B.A., or M.E. program.
Active-duty military, veterans, federal, state and corporate employees must contact the College of Business to receive the tuition reduction code, if applicable, prior to registering for any classes. Reduction of tuition will not be given if you do not provide the code at the time of enrollment. Unfortunately, retroactive reductions are not possible.
Call (970) 491-4612 or email CISAdvisor@business.colostate.edu.
Textbook and Materials
William J. Plotnicki
William J. Plotnicki is a Professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems. Plotnicki graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics. He later attended Colorado State University to earn his Master’s of Business Administration. He received his Ph.D. in Management Science from the University of Tennessee.