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COMP 256 Computer Architecture and Assembly Language

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Course Description

Covers the basics of digital logic gates, circuit design, computer organization and ISA standard computer architecture. Covers number systems (binary and hexadecimal) and data representation. Also covers Assembly language programming, memory systems, addressing, Operating Systems, interrupt/exception handling, input/output processing, and the connection between high-level language and assembly language.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: COMP 250 or COMP 284 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC
C-ID: COMP 142