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Course Details

Course Details

CST 440 - COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE

Internal organization of the components of computer systems with special focus on the design and implementation of the central processing unit and the internal hardware and software structure of a CPU that is normally hidden from the programmers using a high level language. Topics will include combinatorial and sequential circuits, adders, shift registers, computer logic and arithmetic, encoders, decoders, flip-flops latches, gates and Boolean algebra. Advanced topics include busses, ALU's, memory, cache.

Credits: 3

COURSE NOTES:

CST 150 with a min grade of C- required.