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COS-330 Computer Architecture

Covers the nature and limitations of computers. The CPU is covered in detail, including processor, control and memory design. Data path design and the ALU - both fixed and floating-point arithmetic - are covered. The course also includes pipeline and super scalar processing. Finally, the I/O system is studied in some detail.

Advisory: It is advisable to have completed two computer science courses prior to enrolling in this course.

Study Methods:

Guided Study (COS-330-GS):
Jul 2018,  Aug 2018,  Sep 2018,  Oct 2018,  Nov 2018,  Dec 2018
Online Courses (COS-330-OL):
Jul 2018,  Aug 2018,  Sep 2018,  Oct 2018,  Nov 2018,  Dec 2018

Semester Hours: 3

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