2673

Please select the start dates for your courses below.

1
Introduction to Networking

Scheduled Start

2
Computer Hardware and Operating Systems

Scheduled Start

3
Basics of Computing and Programming

Scheduled Start

What you will learn

  • Fundamental knowledge of computer hardware and operating systems.
  • Understand modern operating systems structure.
  • Use the principles of computational thinking.
  • Gain knowledge of state-of-the-art in network protocols, architectures, and applications.
  • Learn the basic of Python programming.

This program introduces learners to the basics of computer programming and computer systems, including hardware, operating systems and computer networking.

No prior knowledge of programming or computer systems is required.

Computer Hardware & Operating Systems outline:

  1. Fundamentals of system hardware
  2. Introduction to OS concepts
  3. OS processes and threads
  4. Thread concurrency and deadlocks
  5. Memory management

Computer Networking outline:

  1. Computer networking overview
  2. Computer networking architecture: application, transport, network and link layers
  3. Network Security overview

Basics of Computing & Programming outline:

  1. Positional number systems
  2. Hello world
  3. Numerical data types and arithmetic expressions
  4. Branching statements
  5. Iterative/Loop statements
  6. Strings & Functions
  7. Array-based sequences/Lists

Program Class List

1
Introduction to Networking

Course Details
This is a self-paced course that provides an Introduction to Networking

2
Computer Hardware and Operating Systems

Course Details
This is a self-paced course that provides an Introduction to Computer Hardware and Operating Systems

3
Basics of Computing and Programming

Course Details
This is a self-paced course that provides an Introduction to Computing and Programming

Meet Your Instructors

Aspen Olmsted

Adjunct Professor at New York University Tandon School of Engineering Aspen Olmsted is an adjunct faculty member in the New York University Tandon School of Engineering in the Computer Science and Engineering department. Aspen's fulltime job is as an assistant professor and Graduate program director at the College of Charleston. He obtained a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from The University of South Carolina. Before his academic career, he was CEO of Alliance Software Corporation. Alliance Software developed N-Tier enterprise applications for the performing arts and humanities market. Dr Olmsted’s research focus is on the development of algorithms and architectures for distributed enterprise solutions that can guarantee security and correctness while maintaining high-availability. In his Secure Data Engineering Lab, Aspen mentors over a dozen graduate and undergraduate students each year

Itay Tal

Industry Assistant Professor at New York University Tandon School of Engineering Tel-Aviv University 2005 M.Sc., Computer Science Tel-Aviv University 1998 B.Sc., Computer Science and Mathematics

Rafail Portnoy

Adjunct Professor at New York University Tandon School of Engineering Raf Porntoy is currently a Senior Vice President of Technology at Anti-Defamation League, being responsible for Applicaitons, Tech Operations, Marketing technology and IT Secuirty of this premier international civil rights organization. Prior to ADL Raf was a Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Safe Horizon, Inc., largest social services agency in US, focused on issues of domestic violence and child abuse. Prior to Safe Horizon he was a founding CIO at the SUNY Global Center, an international think tank, focused on issues of globalization and commerce. And prior to the SUNY Global Center Raf had a successful technical and managerial career at International Business Machines (IBM), where he built global applications and networks for almost 100 clients. He is a graduate of Brooklyn Polytechnic University and an Executive Mentor @ Columbia University Executive Management of Technology Program. He is happily married with 2 beautiful kids.

Daniel Katz-Braunschweig

Senior Lecturer at New York University Tandon School of Engineering Iona College Master of Science  
2673

Duration

6 Months

Experience Level

Introductory

Learning Partner

New York University (NYUx)

Program Type

MicroBachelors®

Subject

Computer Science