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Undergraduate Course Details
Number CSC 295
Title Computer Architecture and Organization
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites CSC202J, SCC215, and PHS205
Winter/Spring 2017 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1139 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 WF 1:40pm - 2:55pm MH-210 Bo J Hatfield


This course examines the basic principles of computer systems and how these concepts relate to the design of such systems. Both hardware and software concepts and the interdependence between them are dealt with. The determination of basic trade-offs and the related decisions are discussed. Logic level designs, data representations, computer circuits, fundamental computer operations, program creation, I/O programming, processing elements, links and interfaces, memory hierarchy, and memory management are covered.