Nov 18, 2019  
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue

CIS 201 - Computer Architecture and Organization


Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

This course aims to provide a foundation for students to understand architecture of computer systems and to apply these insights and principles to computer design. In this course, cadets learn the primary building blocks of computing systems including logical and arithmetic operations, instructions, memory hierarchy, pipelining, interfaces between hardware and software. Upon the understanding of the system architecture, cadets will study the process of system organization. Prerequisite(s): CIS 101 , CIS 112, and CIS 112L. Please NOTE: Classes prior to the Class of 2022 are not required to take CIS 112L as a prerequisite.