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2019-2020 Course Catalog 
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ECT 1070 - Introduction to PowerShell Scripting

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 2 Lab 2
Course Description: This course introduces the student to the Microsoft PowerShell scripting language. Topics include cmdlets, remoting, objects, wildcards, and variables. PowerShell programming (scripting) is covered in introductory and intermediate levels. In this class, students will study the necessary PowerShell scripting concepts and practical usage within the Microsoft operating system environment.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): ECT 1013  or instructor consent.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Interacting with the PowerShell console and ISE
  2. Cmdlets, aliases, and functions
  3. Working with objects and the pipeline
  4. Fundamentals of PowerShell remoting
  5. Wildcards and regular expressions
  6. Introduction to scriptblocks and beginner level scripting

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. complete basic administrative tasks.
  2. demonstrate the basics of PowerShell remoting.
  3. develop basic PowerShell scripts utilizing objects, regular expressions, variables, conditions, and loops.
  4. manage execution policies, user profiles, and server manager.
  5. modify the Windows filesystem.
  6. navigate the Windows filesystem.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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