Restricted to computer science majors. An introduction to low-level computer design ranging from the basics of digital design to the hardware/software interface for application programs. Includes basic systems principles of pipelining and caching, and requires writing and understanding programs at multiple levels. Four lecture hours and two laboratory hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Computer Science 310, 310H, 429, 429H. Prerequisite: The following coursework with a grade of at least C- in each: Computer Science 311, 311H, 313H, or 313K; Computer Science 314, 314H, 315, or 315H.
Core - Systems