2021-2022 Catalog

CS 428 System Administration

The course's primary goal is to give students principles, skills, and experience in administering systems. This course prepares the student to evaluate integration choices for middleware platforms, demonstrate how these choices affect testing and evaluation within the development of an IT system, and develop and monitor effective and appropriate system administration policies within a government environment. Programming practices to facilitate the management, integration and security of the systems that support an organization are included. 




  1. As a result of this course, students will know or be able to do the following:
  2. Understand basic concepts of system administration and security.
  3. Apply basic methodologies of System Administration including group policy controls and security.
  4. Analyze strategies for network backup, restoration operations, and incident handling in a digital network.
  5. Evaluate controls to protect digital networks from malware threats.
  6. Develop from the ground up a miniature corporate network.
  7. Create security policies and techniques to protect digital networks and applications from security vulnerabilities.