Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CMSC 250 - UNIX/LINUX Operating System

Presents an overview of the components, structure, and features of the UNIX operating system. Students experience hands-on operation of the interrelating UNIX operating system components. Projects of moderate difficulty reinforce concepts. PREREQUISITE(S): A grade of C or better in CMSC 140  or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CS 216.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Describe the history, characteristics, features, structure, components, and general functions of the UNIX operating system.
  • Apply their knowledge of the fundamental UNIX utilities.
  • Manipulate UNIX files and directories.
  • Describe the life cycle of a Shell process.
  • Develop, modify, and debug UNIX Shell scripts.
  • Utilize UNIX software development tools.

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