CSC242 – Computer Organization
3 Credit Hours
Instructor: Dr. Xiaojun Ruan, Associate Professor of Computer Science
The Essentials of Computer Organization and Architecture, Linda Null and Julia Lobur, ISBN-13: 978-1284045611 ISBN-10: 1284045617 Edition: 4th
brief description of the content of the course (catalog description)
This course teaches introductory topics in computer architecture and hardware design as well as the basics of assembly language. Students will learn the principles of Computer Organizations such as: Digital Logic and Data Representation Topics, Computer Architecture and Organization, I/O Strategies, Memory Architecture, and CPU Architecture.
prerequisites or co-requisites
Prerequisite: CSC142 Computer Science II, MAT151 Discrete Mathematics.
indicate whether a required, elective, or selected elective course in the program
specific outcomes of instruction
explicitly indicate which of the student outcomes listed in Criterion 3 or any other
outcomes are addressed by the course.
Course addresses Student Outcomes a), (b), (c), and (i).