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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
  Jun 30, 2022
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog
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Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
The purpose of this course is to study the components of computing systems common to most computer architectures. In particular, this class is meant to introduce data representation, types of processors, memory types and hierarchy, and device drivers. The students will learn MIPS assembly language, the design of arithmetic and logic units, and basic designs for RISC processors.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: LG/SNC Elective Basis
Course Requirements: CREQ: CS 0445 or COE 0445 or 0458 (Min Grade ‘C’ or Transfer)

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