YBS 306

Course Title Course Code Program Level
OPERATING SYSTEMS YBS 308 Management Information Systems B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
26 26 84 136 3 5

Teaching Staff
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites -
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to provide students with the basic concepts of operating systems, concepts such as file, disk and memory management, and the operation of different operating systems.
Course Content This course covers file, disk, memory management, virtual memory and distributed systems, and security of different operating systems.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; 1- Recognizing the general structure of a modern operating system 2- Knowing common operating systems (Windows, Linux and UNIX) and explaining the difference between them. 3- Installing Windows and Linuxoperating systems. 4- Recognizing file systems.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction to Operating Systems
2. Week Operating Systems Basic Concepts
3. Week Operating Systems Functions
4. Week Operating System Components
5. Week File System and Log Systems
6. Week Disk Management
7. Week Memory Management
8. Week Midterm
9. Week Distributed Systems
10. Week Personal Computer Operating Systems
11. Week Server Computer Operating Systems
12. Week Open Source Operating Systems
13. Week Mobile Operating Systems
14. Week Operating Systems Security
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Tanenbaum, A.S. 2001; Modern Operating System, Prentice Hall, New Jersey. Coustan D. 2000; How Operating System Works, Columbia University Press, New York.
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)