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CSCI230 - Machine Architecture and Organization

Course Details

Course Code: CSCI230 Course ID: 5306 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

The course will present concepts related to computer architecture and their impact on program design and development. It introduces students to topics such as instruction set design, memory hierarchies, pipelining, storage systems, and parallel architectures. Specific topics in the course include performance evaluation, computer organization, instruction formats, addressing modes, computer arithmetic, single-cycle and multi-cycle data paths, and processor control. Assembly language programming is used as a means of exploring instruction set architectures. (Prerequisite: CSCI240)


Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
03/27/23 - 09/01/23 09/04/23 - 12/24/23 Summer 2023 Session C 16 Week session

Current Syllabi

Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Book Title:Computer Organization and Design: The Hardware/Software Interface - eBook available in the APUS Online Library
Publication Info:Morgan Kaufmann Lib
Author:Patterson & Hennessy
Unit Cost:$84.00

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.