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) Dec 2014 Jan 2015 Feb 2015 Mar 2015
Online Courses (COS-330-OL) Dec 2014 Jan 2015 Feb 2015 Mar 2015
Semester Hours: 3
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