Tompkins Cortland Community College

CSCI210 - Computer Architecture & Organization


Develops basic concepts of computer systems and introduces the subject of computer architecture. Assembly language programming is covered in considerable detail. Other topics include machine language, addressing techniques, subroutines and control linkage, and macros. Moderate additional cost for course materials. Prerequisites: CSCI 205 or ability to program in higher language; MATH 138 or higher; RDNG 116 if required by placement testing; ENGL 099 or prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ESL 120, 121, and 122 (or prior completion of ESL 103) if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.) Spring semester.