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Operating Systems & Data Com

Credits: 3
Course Number: 10-154-153

Course Description

10-154-153 Operating Systems & Data Com...core OS operation, configuration of desktop/network OS, manage software, system security/audit policy, data communications, network topologies, virtual desktop management and advanced scripting. (Prerequisites: 10-150-177, Network Essentials; 10-154-150, Hardware 1)

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring

Most NWTC classes are offered in 8-week sessions. Learn more about how our class schedule can help you succeed.

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What will I learn?

  1. Identify essential microcomputer operating system hardware components
  2. Secure various operating systems
  3. Examine the seven layers of the OSI model
  4. Compare different network topologies and protocols
  5. Write working scripts to accomplish tasks in an operating system
  6. Install a desktop operating system
  7. Configure a virtual operating system
  8. Install a server operating system
  9. Configure server applications on an operating system
  10. Install operating system updates, anti-virus software, and anti-spyware software
  11. Manage software on an operating system