Essentials of Computer Organization

CET 2100 3 Semester Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Semester
Description Covers the structure and organization of computing systems. Topics include basic computer architecture, CPU and arithmetic-logic unit design, the datapath, input/output methods, memory management including caches and virtual memory, storage, instruction execution, assembly programming and assemblers, instruction formats, addressing modes, peripherals and interfacing, interrupts, and an introduction to operating systems and compilers.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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