Computer Systems Administration (CSTP 1104)
For software, students will gain knowledge of the fundamentals of Operating Systems (OS). They will acquire the skills needed to install and configure desktop computers and other devices in a business environment. Topics include OS architecture, file and disk management, BIOS and UEFI, multi-boot, virtual machines, software installation/removal, performance tuning, backing up and protecting data, and troubleshooting. The basics of networking, security, virus protection, and firewalls are also covered.
This course also reviews the complex concepts in OS such as process scheduling, Virtual Memory, signals and interrupts, and applications management by OS.
This course loosely follows latest CompTIA A+ certification syllabus, but taking the exam is not part of the course.
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.