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SYSC 2320 [0.5 credit] Introduction to Computer Organization and Architecture

Computer organization: processor, memory, input/output, system bus. Microarchitecture. Instruction set architecture. Assembly language programming: addressing modes, instruction encoding, execution. Assembler. Simple digital I/O, programmable timer. Input/output methods: polling, hardware interrupts.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Precludes additional credit for SYSC 2001 and SYSC 3006.
Prerequisite(s): SYSC 2310 or ELEC 2607, and second-year status in Engineering.
Lectures three hours a week, laboratory three hours a week.