Catalog Details

CS 2220 - Computer Hardware
Credits: 3
Focuses on the organization and structure of the major hardware components of computing systems. Expands upon the digital logic and notions of internal data representation begun in CS 2010, and then develops more depth in topics such as CPU structures and control, memory systems, I/O systems and the mechanics of information transfer. The nature of computing and the role of operating systems are examined from the hardware context. Two hours of lecture and 2 hours of lab each week. Falls and Springs. Prerequisite(s): CS 2370.

*All course information is from the 2015-2016 Catalog.