May 21, 2024  
College Catalog 2024-2025 
    
College Catalog 2024-2025

COMP 342 - Operating Systems and Computer Architecture


This course introduces the basic design and architecture of operating systems. Concepts to be discussed include sequential and concurrent processes, synchronization and mutual exclusion, processor scheduling, time-sharing, multitasking, parallel processing, memory management, file system design, and security. Students will learn concepts through lectures, readings, and low-level programming using the C programming language. Prerequisite(s): COMP 240  or permission of instructor. Offered occsionally. (4 Credits)