Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

CSC 446 Computer Architecture(RNL)

(Also ENS 446). 4 hours; 4 credits. Instruction formats and addressing schemes. Arithmetic and logic unit design. Control unit design: hardwired and microprogrammed. Main memory technology. Virtual, high-speed, associative, and read-only memories. Programmable logic arrays. Computer organizations including stack, parallel, and pipeline. System structures: time sharing, multiprocessing, and networking. Digital communications. Input/Output systems; direct memory access. Prerequisite: CSC 346 with a grade of C or higher or ENS 220.



Cross Listed Courses

ENS 446