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Undergraduate Course Details
Number CSC 330A
Title Microcomputing Systems
Credits 4.0
Prerequisites CSC200A, CSC201J and PHS205


The technology and functions of the microprocessor chip are discussed. Several different architectures are compared. Control functions, real-time techniques, interrupt processing, multiprocessing, and input/output operations are discussed from the microprocessor point of view. The role of high-level programming languages in microcomputer systems is treated. One or more specific microcomputer instruction sets will be used for programming assignments. Three lecture hours and two hours of scheduled laboratory per week.