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CIT 112 - PC Operating Systems,
Windows 2000 Professional

Revised: September 25, 2001
Credits: 3
Instructor: Ed Nickel
Office: GTA 101
Phone: 753-2241 (office with voice mail)
Class Web Page:
Textbook: Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional, From Microsoft Book is available through the college bookstore.

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Welcome to CIT 112, PC Operating Systems. This course covers MS Windows 2000 workstation operating system concepts. We will discuss how to support and administer MS Windows workstation OSs in primarily a networked environment but also cover the standalone environment to some extent. The material covered in this course is aimed at assisting people to take either the MCSE 70-210 exam.

I can be reached at the phone number listed above or you can make an appointment to see me during office hours or at other times. Office hours are posted on my office door and on my web site. The schedule of reading assignments, homework and tests is found below. Assignments will be provided verbally or as handouts in class.

UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION of this class a student should:

Your grade will be based 15% on assignments, 15% participation, and 70% on tests. This is a letter grade class an A=90-100%, B=80-89%, C=70-79%, D=60-69%, F=59% or less or W=Official Withdrawal if done before the withdrawal deadline. There is no curve in this grading scale. All assignment due dates will be noted when the assignments are given. The instructor must agree in advance to any excused absences unless there are strong extenuating circumstances. One (1) unexcused absence results in a failing grade. The code of conduct stated in The Rules and Disciplinary Procedures for Members of the University Community will be enforced.

COURSE SCHEDULE: We will cover approximately 6 chapters each week with a final at the end of the class. As a general rule, you should be prepared to discuss each week's topics during the initial class sessions of the week and we will have hands on exercises and lab sessions in the later class sessions of the week.

Chapters by week: subject to change based on class progress.
Week 1: Chapters 1-5 Labs 1-5
Week 2: Chapter 6-11 Labs 6-12
Week 3: Chapter 12-16 Labs 13-19
Week 4: Chapter 17-22 Labs 20-33
Week 5: Chapter 23-25
and Final exam
Labs 32-39

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when for office hours.