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CIS 264 Computer Organization and Systems Programming

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

The internal organization and operation of digital computers. Systems programming in C programming language. Assembly languages, machine architecture, support for high-level languages (logic, arithmetic, instruction sequencing) and operating systems (I/O, interrupts, memory management, process switching). Elements of computer logic design. Tradeoffs involved in fundamental architectural design decisions.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 64-72
  • Homework hours/semester: 128-144
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Intermediate Algebra or equivalent, or placement by other measures as applicable and CIS 254 or CIS 278
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC
C-ID: COMP 142