CIS 606 - Application Software Infrastructure

  • 3 credits
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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 to determine eligibility to enroll in this class.


Admission to the M.B.A., M.C.I.S., M.S.B.A., or M.E. program.

Important Information

Active-duty military, spouses of active military personnel, veterans, employees of corporations with pre-agreed discount program, federal and state employees (CO state employees are not eligible) must contact the CIS Advisors

( or 970 491-4612) to receive the tuition reduction code prior to registering for courses. Reduction of tuition will be given only if you provide the appropriate code at the time of enrollment.

Textbook and Materials

There are no textbooks required for this course.

For questions regarding access to RamCT Blackboard, contact Tech Support at (800) 491-4622 x 5, 970 491-7855 or


Susan Meyer

(970) 491-2461 |

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.