Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: CSCI                                     Course Number: 274                                    
Course Title: Computer Architecture
Subject: Computer Science
CUNY Subject Area: Computer Science
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course will discuss the relationship between software and the hardware on which it operates, dealing with fundamental issues in computer architecture and design. The material covered will range from the primitive operations of modern computing machines to important security issues relating to the design of computer architectures. Along the way, we will study binary arithmetic, instructional sequencing, the management of computer memory, and the fundamentals of input and output.

Prerequisite: ENG 101: CSCI 271
Corequisite: CSCI 271
Start Date:    11/25/2013                         End Date: