CS3070 Operating Systems

A theoretical and practical treatment of operating concepts. Major course topics include concurrency, Ada tasking, virtual memory including demand paging and segmentation, dynamic linking and loading, file structures and information security. The laboratory portion of the class will give students the opportunity to write and test components of a modern operating system.


CS2020, CS3021, and CS2011.

Lecture Hours


Lab Hours


Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to analyze, understand, and justify the operating systems principles, merits, and tradeoffs in the following areas:


  • Kernel organization
  • Network interface
  • Managing parallel operations
  • Managing information space