CS 371 and CSEC 371 - UNIX - Fall 2019


CS 250 (Data Structure I)


Dr. Hoang Bui, Assistant Professor, School of Computer Science
Email: h-bui at wiu dot edu
Office: 447J Stipes Hall

Class Meetings

MWF 9:00am-9:50am, 132 Stipes Hall

Office Hours

MWF 2:00pm-3:20pm
Additional office hours are available by appointment.
Office hours are subjected to change. Any changes will be updated on the course website.

Course Overview

This course will introduce UNIX environment to students. Students will learn about history of UNIX and reflect on its philosophy. Students will become familiar with UNIX terminal and be able to use some basic UNIX commands. This course will also give students a deep understand on how UNIX systems operate. Course topics include filters, pipes, file system and shell scripting. Additionally, students will use C program language and UNIX system calls to build some simple tools.

Course Textbooks

Recommended: Sumitabha Das, Your UNIX/Linux: The Ultimate Guide, 3rd edition.